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What really happened at the ʻAha

I posted the first two installments of this series from the Hawaii Independent, but are all 5 parts.

As one of the 154 kānaka maoli who agreed to participate in the state-sponsored, Naʻi Aupuni-initiated Native Hawaiian ʻAha, Kaʻiulani Milham had a front row seat at the month-long proceedings. What follows a multi-part, first-hand account that highlights various and consistent affronts to democratic processes that ruled during the ʻAha proceedings.

Part I

Part II

Part III

Part IV

Part V

 

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