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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Old Archives (Aug03-Oct09)

Resistance Radio interview with Keala Kelly

Interview with Anne Keala Kelly that aired Aug. 3 on Resistance Radio with Derrick Jensen.

Anne Keala Kelly is an award winning, Native Hawaiian filmmaker and journalist whose works focus primarily on the early 21st century Hawaiian sovereignty movement. Her feature length documentary, Noho Hewa, has been screened and broadcast internationally and is widely taught in university courses that focus on indigenous peoples, the Pacific, and colonization.

Liko & Laulani – Music of Aloha ‘Aina & Emancipation

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Bumpy Kanahele Interviewed by Champ at Pu`uhonua o Waimanalo

 

Sai on Molokai: Hawai`i – American State or a State Under American Occupation?

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New Research in Hawaiian History: Keanu Sai

Dr. Lynette Cruz and Dr. Keanu Sai discuss his doctoral research on the occupation of Hawai‘i and how to ultimately bring the occupation to an end. Also discussed was Dr. Sai’s recent letter to Assistant Secretary of Insular Affairs at the Department of the Interior, Esther Kia‘aina, regarding evidence that Hawai‘i’s sovereignty was lost in 1893.

Hauʻoli Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea

In The Hawaii Independent, ʻUmi Perkins takes us through the history of today’s national holiday celebrating the return of sovereignty.

‘Noho Hewa’ showing on Maui w/ Kelly, Sai & Kaeo + media workshop

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Sovereignty Conversations: Williamson Chang

Siu: Update on Hawaiian Independence

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Ka Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea photos

Lynette Cruzʻs photos from Ka Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea, Sovereignty Restoration Day at Thomas Square on Saturday.