Dec 30 2009

Hawaiian elderly – kupuna – pepper sprayed in Laie partly due to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Hawaiian elderly – kupuna – pepper sprayed in Laie partly due to the the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

Watch this video which details personal accounts of some of those involved:

Dawn Wasson who is a Hawaiian elder states it best @ 7:01: “Shame on them!!!”

THIS is how they treat Hawaiians.

Dec 19 2009

Bumpy Kanahele

Bumpy Kanahele

Bumpy Kanahele

Bumpy Kanahele. Photo Courtesy of Pono Kealoha.

“I have dedicated my life to addressing the long-standing issues and concerns of our people. I do this for, ‘The Love of Country’ and to secure the foundation of our Future.”

— Pu’uhonua D. K. Kanahele

From his website which can be seen at www.BumpyKanahele.com.

Dec 19 2009

Peaceful Protest

Peaceful Protest

Peaceful Protest

Photo courtesy of Pono Kealoha

Dec 19 2009

Peaceful Protest

Peaceful Protest

Justice for Hawaiians

Photo courtesy of Pono Kealoha

Dec 18 2009

Akaka Bill Sneak Attack by Senator Daniel Inouye

Akaka Bill Sneak Attack by Senator Daniel Inouye

It Was The Sneak This Week That Inouye Schemed To Employ to Put The Akaka Bill Into Other Legislation But Someone Let The Plan Spill.

People Took To The Streets Fast To Make Sure It Didn’t Pass:

Video Courtesy of Ehu Cardwell of the Kaoni Foundation Free Hawai’i TV

Dec 17 2009

Hawaiians Against Kau Inoa and Against the Akaka Bill

Hawaiians Against Kau Inoa and Against the Akaka Bill

There are so many Hawaiians who are against Kau Inoa and against the Akaka Bill also known as the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act.

Many Hawaiians continue to peacefully protest offline, on paper, online, and in video.

Here is a video by Pono Kealoha:

Dec 17 2009

Hawaiians in the News: Hale Mawae

Hawaiians in the News: Hale Mawae

Hale Mawae is one of those younger Hawaiians who are passionate. In this Youtube video you can see and hear this articulate Hawaiian who helped stop the Super Ferry:

http://www.oha.org/kwo/2008/01/story06.php

http://kauaieclectic.blogspot.com/2007/12/andrea-brower-katy-rose-and-hale-mawae.html

He is an inspiration.

Dec 14 2009

Akaka Bill: Stop the Akaka Bill

Akaka Bill: Stop the Akaka Bill

Akaka Bill Sneak Attack

Akaka Bill Sneak Attack

Senator Dan Inouye and Senator Dan Akaka attempted to sneak the Akaka bill into major US federal funding legislation in the senate this coming week.

If they are successful, the Akaka bill will pass and become law.

Chairman of the Senate Appropriations committee is Daniel Inouye, who is spearheading this attempt at back room dealing.

Anger and outrage are mounting quickly in Hawai`i and beyond at the lack of transparency and manipulation of the system.

Some people who care for the welfare and future of Hawai`i and its people expressed their opposition to this underhanded ploy with a peaceful protest on Monday, December 14, 2009. This peaceful protest was sponsored by The Koani Foundation, Hawaiian Independence Action Alliance & Ka Lei Maile Ali`i Hawaiian Civic Club.

Whether you’re Hawaiian or not, whether you live in Hawai`i or not you can help make a difference by making your voice heard.