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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Dr. Keanu Sai to Present on the Hawaiian Kingdom, United States and International Law on April 8

Dr. Keanu Sai will be covering in his presentation some of the subjects in his latest article “Setting the Record Straight on Hawaiian Indigeneity” that was recently published in volume 3 of the Hawaiian Journal of Law and Politics at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa. Dr. Sai asked that everyone read the article before his presentation on April 8, 2021.

7:30pm Indian Standard Time (IST) is:

10:00am Eastern Time

7:00am Pacific Time

4:00am Hawai‘i Time

Dr. Sai’s presentation will be via Zoom:

Zoom Linkhttps://zoom.us/j/93879471109
Password: JGU

Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio: This Is the Way We Rise | In The Making | American Masters | PBS

The Law of Occupation

Decolonizing Hawaiian Sovereignty

NLG Calls Upon US to Immediately Comply with International Humanitarian Law in its Illegal Occupation of the Hawaiian Island

The National Lawyers Guild (NLG), the oldest and largest progressive bar association in the United States, calls upon the United States to immediately begin to comply with international humanitarian law in its prolonged and illegal occupation of the Hawaiian Kingdom since 1893. As the longest running belligerent occupation of a foreign country in the history of international relations, the United States has been in violation of international law for over a century.

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‘Onipa’a Peace March Special Event

La Ku’oko’a – Hana, Maui

La Ku’oko’a – Moku o Keawe

La Ku’oko’a – ‘Iolani Palace

Understanding the Overthrow

The Queen’s birthday celebration is on Sunday, Sept. 1, at Iolani Palace, sponsored by the Hawaii Pono’i Coalition and the Friends of Iolani Palace. Please come and remember her here, in this special place. Ceremonies begin at 10 am. Hui Aloha Aina o Ka Lei Maile Alii will be performing the reenactment titled, Ka Lei Maile Alii – the Queen’s Women, on the main stage this year at around 10:45 am. At 12:30 we’ll be presenting a talk by Dr. Keanu Sai at the Kanaina Bldg. Please join us for that, as well. The event is free and open to the public.