Category Archives: Growing Solidarity

Join us at the 4th Annual Labor Fest Hawaii

We will be at the 4th Annual Labor Fest Hawaii on Friday Sept. 25, 2015 at 5pm. We are attending this  event as part of our support for Campaign Nonviolence Sept. 21-27, to build relationships between movements working to mainstream nonviolence resources, reverse climate change, end poverty, abolish war, and challenge violence. This Labor Fest […]

WikiLeaks whistle-blower Chelsea Manning and US military war resisters today

Tuesday, March 10, 7-9pm Weaver Hall on the grounds of the Church of the Crossroads. 1212 University Ave., Honolulu Presentation by JEFF PATERSON, former Kaneohe Bay Marine who publicly refused to deploy to the Gulf War. Featuring: JACOB BRIDGE, active duty Kaneohe Bay Marine officer, Conscientious Objector applicant. KYLE KAJIHIRO, advocate for downsizing the US […]

Moana Nui 2013: Obama’s “Pacific Pivot” Destroys Environment, Democracy, Culture

Press Release ANNOUNCING:  MOANA NUI #2 June 1-2, 2013 Martin Luther King Auditorium, Berkeley (“Moana Nui” is Polynesian for “Vast Ocean”) The peoples of the Pacific need help. It is no longer sufficient to speak merely of working to “protect local cultures” and “traditional economic practices.”  Local peoples are being rapidly overrun by the larger hegemonic battles […]

Islands of Peace – Casualties of War: A Pan-Pacific Discussion

For Immediate Release: April 16, 2013    Contact:  Kyle Kajihiro  808-542-3668 kkajihir@hawaii.edu   Islands of Peace – Casualties of War, a Pan-Pacific Discussion As a new wave of militarization bears down on the Pacific under President Obama’s so-called “Pacific Pivot”, the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa campus and the Honolulu community will have a rare […]

Students and Community Hold a Day of Remembrance on the 59th Anniversary of the “Bravo” Nuclear Blast

OCEANIA RISING! is an event organized by University of Hawaiʻi students in partnership with community members in remembrance of the 59th Anniversary of the “Bravo” nuclear test in Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands. Marshallese nuclear survivors will share their stories about the effects of the 67 U.S. nuclear tests in the Marshall Islands.   […]

“High Students Ask for Privacy from the Military”

High School Students Request that Their Privacy from the Military is Respected Students from Hawai‘i’s public schools are asking for their right to protect their privacy from the military, as specified by Federal law. Currently, students are given a vague notification of privacy rights that has no mention of the release of their private information […]

HPJ around town January 2013

As President Barack Obama spent his last day, January 5, in Hawaii, representatives from Hawaii Peace and Justice and World Can’t Wait protested his assassin drone program and lack of effort on Palestinian issues in front of his Hawaii vacation home. On January 18, Board member Ikaika Hussey presented the Hawaii Independent’s Ideas Summit 2013. […]

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 […]