This blog is about Hawaii's status as an independent country under prolonged illegal occupation by the United States, and the history, culture, law & politics of the islands.

By Scott Crawford, Hana, Maui


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Naʻi Aupuni Extends Voting Deadline 3 Weeks

Press Release from Na’i Aupuni (PDF)

Na‘i Aupuni, the Native Hawaiian organization with a mission to establish a path to Native Hawaiian self-determination, announced today it is extending the deadline to vote to December 21.

“Because voters may not have cast their ballots over concerns and questions on the recent U.S. Supreme Court’s (SCOTUS) decision […]

La Ku’oko’a Celebration in Hana

Supreme Court justice blocks vote count in Native Hawaiian election

From Associated Press

A U.S. Supreme Court justice on Friday issued a temporary stay blocking the counting of votes in an election that would be a significant step toward Native Hawaiian self-governance.

Justice Anthony Kennedy’s order also stops the certification of any winners pending further direction from him or the entire court.

Native Hawaiians are […]

Lā Kūʻokoʻa – Hawaiian Independence Day 2015


Hookuikahi 1 & 2 videos

Hooku`ikahi Part 1 – September 4, 2015 Hooku`ikahi Part 2 – October 2, 2015 Von Holt Room – St. Andrew Cathedral Honolulu, Hawaii

‘Mai Poina: The Trial of a Queen’ at MACC

Step back in time to the events following the overthrow of Queen Lili`uokalani with Mai Poina: The Trial of a Queen by Victoria Kneubuhl this Saturday, Nov. 21 at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. The play takes place in 1895 and shows the unrest brought about by the destruction of Hawaii’s Monarchy. Stay for […]

Coalition of Hawaiian Nationals Brainstorming Session

POSTPONED Will repost when rescheduled… The Hawaiian Nationals Brainstorming Session Sunday, November 15 from 6-8 PM The Davies Room The Cathedral of St. Andrew (corner of Richards and Beretania) Honolulu […]

Ho’okuikahi – What are the strategies?

Na`i Aupuni? What Kind of Hawaiian Nation?