Monthly Archives: October 2011

“Tell the Children the Truth”: Taking a Hard Look at International Law Routes to Hawaiian Sovereignty

Featuring author-activist-attorney Julian Aguon Ka Huli Ao Center for Excellence in Native Hawaiian Law Maoli Thursday Thursday, November 3, 2011 11:45 AM – 1:00 PM – Moot Courtroom William S. Richardson School of Law Julian Aguon is an indigenous Chamoru writer-activist, attorney who specializes in international law and is the author of numerous books and […]

Keep Waianae Country! Stop industrial encroachment on agricultural land!

Developers want to change agricultural land to industrial in the heart of Lualualei valley in Wai’anae, some of the richest and most productive farm lands in Hawai’i. The Waianae Sustainable Communities Plan is coming before the City Council on Nov. 2nd (1pm, Kapolei Hale). 1. Please send letters to the council members through this link […]

URGENT ACTION NEEDED TO SAVE KULANI LAND AND REVERSE THE TRANSFER TO THE NATIONAL GUARD

URGENT ACTION TO SAVE KULANI LAND AND REVERSE THE TRANSFER TO THE NATIONAL GUARD Kat Brady of the Community Alliance on Prisons issued a call to contact Gov. Abercrombie ASAP and urge him to revoke the executive order that transferred Kulani prison land to the State Department of Defense for a military Youth ChalleNGe acadey. […]

Opposing paradigms converge on Hawaii

Jon Letman from Kaua’i wrote a good overview of the conflicting worldviews represented by the upcoming APEC summit and the Moana Nui peoples’ gathering for Al Jazeera English: Opposing paradigms converge on Hawaii Hawaii is centre stage for a meeting between the all-business APEC and international environmental conference Moana Nui. Jon Letman Speaking earlier this […]

Of Bases and Budgets

Christine Ahn and Hyun Lee have written an excellent article in Foreign Policy in Focus tying together the social and environmental impacts of U.S. bases on the host countries with the social cost to the U.S. public and the critical developments in the Asia Pacific region.  The article mentions the  “Peace in Asia and the […]

Kunia Group Raises Awareness of Pōhākea Pass

  Pōhākea Pass. Photo: Candace Fujikane Ka Wai Ola OHA published an article “Kunia Group Raises Awareness of Pōhākea Pass” (p.12) about the efforts of Nā Wahine o Kunia to protect the cultural sites and environment of this special part of the Waiʻanae range, including Pōhākea Pass.  Hawaiʻi Peace and Justice has supported these efforts.  […]