Category Archives: Blog

Kyle Kajihiro, 2013 Martin Luther King, Jr. Peacemaker Award

Star Advertiser, Saturday, Jan.19, 2013 College struggles shaped award winner’s views Kyle Kajihiro became involved in social justice efforts after experiencing racism on the mainland By Pat Gee POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jan 19, 2013 Kyle Kajihiro, winner of Church of the Crossroads’ 2013 Martin Luther King Jr. Peacemaker Award, said his becoming a peace […]

JEJU ISLAND: FIRST CASUALTY OF OBAMA’S “PACIFIC PIVOT”?

RESISTING THE NAVAL BASE ON JEJU ISLAND: Church of the Crossroads, November 29, 6-8pm  Koohan Paik, a Hawai’i-Island-based, Korean-American peace activist, will be speaking about one of the newest (and most impassioned) resistance movements to US militarism – that taking place on the small “island paradise” of Jeju, South Korea.  Paik recently returned from the […]

Hawai’i Peace and Justice Fundraiser

Steve Dinion’s Birthday Party Bash Saturday Night. Steve’s birthday coincides with Hawai’i Peace and Justice’s one year anniversary.  How have we gotten along this past year?   Where are we going?  Where our hope lies.  Hope is in the knowing that there is power in Truth.  Hope is in knowing that Truth can be found […]

Sept.7th 6-8pm Church of the Crossroads, “Environmental and Economic Impacts of Militarization in Hawai’i”

On September 7 from 6:30-8:00 in the Crossroads Sanctuary there will be a panel moderated by Renie Wong Lindley on the topic, “Environmental and Economic Impacts of Militarization in Hawai’i” with panelists Jim Albertini of Malu ‘Aina Learning Center, Sparky Rodrigues Malama Makua and Olelo, Steve Dinion, Pride At Work, Hawaii Labor for Peace, Hawaii […]

Well-being Fundraiser Saturday August 25

Aloha HPJ Friends, Family and Gangjeong Village Supporters! A “Wellbeing” fundraiser is scheduled for this Saturday, August 25th at the Honolulu Friends Meetinghouse in Manoa (2426 Oahu Ave) from 2-6 PM for Kristin in Jeju and Hawai`i Peace and Justice! My friend Na Young Song who is a doctoral student of Osteopathy and licensed acupuncturist […]

Deadline: July 11 to post EIS comments to the Marines on plan to bring MV22 Ospreys to Mokapu (Kaneohe)

MV-22 Osprey (vertical take-off and landing aircraft) are sometimes called “flying coffins” because of their atrocious safety records. Former chief analyst Arthur Rex Rivolo testified in June 2009 “…if the engines stop working while in helicopter mode, the aircraft will crash. If the engines stop in the MV22 over a city, that will be a […]

Kanaka Maoli speak on Pu’uloa

DATE: June 19, 2012 TIME: 6:00-8:00pm LOCATION: Center for Hawaiian Studies, UH Manoa Classroom 202, 2645 Dole Street COST: free WHAT: Kanaka Maoli panelists will present historical, cultural, environmental and social significance of Ke Awa Lau o Pu’uloa (Pearl Harbor) and engage in a dialogue about its past, present and future. This presentation is sponsored […]

Visualizing Hope in Wai’anae

Hawai’i Peace and Justice is committed to developing youth leaders for making positive social change. Since 2009, we have conducted an environmental justice education program with Wai’anae youth – Ka Makani Kaiāulu o Wai’anae. The program uses popular education methods and hands-on place-based and culture-based learning to develop critical understanding of the social and environmental […]

This Thursday 4/12 – See “Race to Nowhere”, a documentary about the unintended consequences of “No Child Left Behind/Race to the Top” education policies

Aloha Kakou – Hawaiʻi Peace and Justice is cosponsoring a showing of the film “Race to Nowhere” is a documentary exposing the legacy & unintended consequences of “No Child Left Behind/Race to the Top” education policies, particularly through the viewpoint of students & teachers. This film is being hosted by a Student Allied Voices for […]