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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Hawaiian national women’s soccer team to represent lāhui for the first time

Hawaii Public Radio | By Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi

 February 2, 2023

For many Native Hawaiians like Kapuaʻala and his wife, Hawaiʻi remains an illegally occupied nation, and sports are just another path to recovering that Hawaiian national identity.

“This country that had a national character and identity, internationally, that was a leader in the Pacific,” said Trisha Kapuaʻala. “We’re bringing that back. What that could do to our young children and families to know that there’s this proud national history, using football as the vehicle.”

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Royal Commission of Inquiry: Investigating War Crimes in the Hawaiian Islands

Covert Action Magazine, January 30, 2023

The Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) was established by Proclamation of the Hawaiian Kingdom Council of Regency on June 17, 2019, yet there has been no coverage in either the mainstream media or the alternative media. Most people are simply not aware that the Hawaiian Islands have been under a prolonged and illegal occupation by the United States since January 17, 1893.

What is the RCI, its mandate and its investigative authority? This brief article will attempt to answer these questions and, consequently, bring a broader awareness of the American occupation.

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Symposium – The Royal Commission of Inquiry

‘Onipa’a Peace March

Ke Kumu Aupuni

Lawe Ea: Hybridizing Mele Lāhui

Ho’olaule’a Kū’okō’a – Lāhaina

Lā Kū’okō’a – Ka Waihona

Lā Kū’okō’a – Hualalai

Lā Kū’okō’a – Wai’anae