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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Aloha ‘Oe Kekuni

Aloha ‘Oe Uncle Kekuni (from KITV)…

A key figure in the Hawaiian sovereignty movement has died.  Dr. Richard Kekuni Akana Blaisdell died Thursday night surrounding by his family after a long illness.

He was also instrumental in establishing the University of Hawaii’s medical school.  Blaisdell was 90.

Here’s a tribute from the University of Hawaii News.

And here’s the Star-Advertiser article.


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