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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Ho‘omana‘o Kūkula Aupuni

Hawaiian Kingdom Global Diplomatic Presence

This Saturday at Hale Hōʻikeʻike [Bailey House Museum Gallery], Wailuku, Maui 2pm – 4pm

“Eia Hawaiʻinuiākea: Marking Hawaiian Kingdom Diplomatic Presence Across the Globe, 1843-1893”

an illustrated research presentation by Ronald Williams Jr. PhD

New research on Hawaiian diplomatic consulates – E hele mai!

for more info contact MHS at (808) 244-3326


VOA: Native Hawaiians Divided on Federal Recognition

Voice of America News has a reasonably accurate and balanced article on the push for federal recognition of Native Hawaiians versus full independence.

‘Onipa‘a Peace March

‘Onipa‘a events 2019

Ka Lei Maile Ali’i – The Queen’s Women reenactment

Here’s your chance to view rare documents from the Hawaiian Kingdom


The Hawaii State Archives is showing off rare documents in an upcoming open house.

The items, which have never been displayed, are in recognition of the 175th Anniversary of the signing of the Anglo-French Declaration.

This acknowledged the Hawaiian Kingdom as a diplomatic equal to the world powers of the time with a “government […]

Kū’oko’a Kūkanono 2018

Sovereignty Symposium in Kona 12/1

Register here…


Lā Kū’oko’a – Hana