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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Ku Kia’i Mauna at ‘Iolani Palace

Talk Story Briefing, Free Hawaii Progress Report

Talk Story Flyer Na Mea 6

Protect Mauna Kea Sign Waving

Dr. Keanu Sai presentation in West Hawaii


Marshawn Lynch wears Hawaiian sovereignty flag mask

For Superbowl warmups, Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch was apparently wearing this mask of the Hawaiian sovereignty flag (which BTW is not an historical flag—Uncle Louis “Buzzy” Agard created it around 1990 and published in the book He Alo A He Alo… I’ll post more on that sometime…)


Sai discusses expert testimony on Moloka’i fishing case

Dr. Keanu Sai and attorney Dexter Kaiama discuss powerful testimony received on record in Judge Cardoza’s court room 3/5/15 in relation to the case against Molokai fishermen defending their natural resources and their rights to a fair trial.

Issues That Matter with Kale Gumapac

Hosted by Lynette Cruz, co~host Nanci Ameling Munroe

Kalani Asam interview at ‘Iolani Palace

Action Alert at ‘Iolani Palace tonight


“Hawaiʻi: A Voice for Sovereignty” on PBS nationally reports

A documentary film entitled Hawaiʻi A Voice for Sovereignty will be broadcast nationally on PBS stations affiliated with the First Nations Experience Network.

The film will air in eight states on Sunday night, Feb. 22, 2015, with a rebroadcast planned for March 22, 2015.  The latest broadcast schedule does not include Hawaiʻi.  (A complete listing is available below.)

The award winning documentary focuses on the Native Hawaiian struggle to reconnect to the land and to obtain sovereign rights after the illegal takeover of by US businessmen and military on Jan. 17, 1893.

The channel listing is at the link. Here’s the trailer:

Hawaii A Voice For Sovereignty – Trailer from Othila Media Productions on Vimeo.