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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Hawaii Blogs

La Ho’iho’i Ea 2018

Theft of a Nation Reenactment July 4 at ‘Iolani Palace

La Ho’iho’i Ea – Hamakua

Hawaii’s quest for a new type of independence

Boston Globe, July 23, 2018 has an opinion piece by Steven Kinzer, author of Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq, arguing that Hawaii’s unique history, geography and culture qualify it for “some form of special status” in relation to the United States.

La Ho’iho’i Ea – Sovereignty Restoration Day 2018


Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea 2018, cominʻ in hot! This year the LHE Honolulu ʻohana is so proud to be honoring two kūpuna aloha ʻāina, two wāhine koa: Aunty Moanikeala Akaka and Aunty Nani Rogers.

Moanikeʻala Akaka (1944 – 2017) traced what she called the “beginning of the Hawaiian Movement for justice” back to the […]

Genealogy of Royal Order of the Star of Oceania

Iolani Palace Na Mo’olelo – An Uncomfortable Truth: Hawai’i in a State of War

It Started in Hawaiʻi: America’s Century of Regime Change

A Talk by Stephen Kinzer

Wed, May 30, 6:30pm @ Da Shop

3565 Harding Avenue in Kaimuki (parking available in municipal lot across the street)

Stephen Kinzer is an award-winning foreign correspondent who has covered more than 50 countries on five continents. His articles and books have led the Washington Post to place him “among […]

Acts of War Committed Against the Hawaiian Kingdom

Honoring a Native Patriot