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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. […]

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 […]

The Pacific Ocean (“Moana Nui”) is Our Backyard

When Defense Secretary Leon Panetta announced the U.S. military’s “Pivot to the Pacific” many of us in the Hawaiian Islands celebrated an anticipated economic boon. Some of us eyed warily the notice of increased live-fire training and Strykers on the Big Island. And shadowy rumors: UAV’s (drones) are to be based here? What’s this about […]

Pride At Work Hawai‘i announces CELEBRATING BAYARD RUSTIN

HPJ encourages all our members and supporters to attend this special event honoring a great civil rights and labor leader Bayard Rustin: Pride At Work Hawai‘i announces CELEBRATING BAYARD RUSTIN to honor the centenary of an extraordinary activist, organizer, and leader. Friday, March 16 6:00-8:30PM UPW Union Hall (1426 N. School St.) FREE (donations appreciated) […]

Prominent Peace Leaders Visit Hawai‘i: Events Planned on O‘ahu and Kaua‘i

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                 January 26, 2012  Contact:     Kyle Kajihiro, 808-988-6266, info@hawaiipeaceandjustice.org   Prominent Peace Leaders Visit Hawai‘i Events Planned on O‘ahu and Kaua‘i   An international panel of activists and scholars from the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space  will travel to O’ahu […]

Moana Nui 2011 – Asia Pacific Peoples Speak Out Against APEC Agenda

Moana Nui 2011 – Pacific voices against the APEC agenda. There will be a Panel on “MILITARIZATION AND RESISTANCE IN THE PACIFIC” 11.10.11, 2-5:30 PM, CHURCH OF THE CROSSROADS featuring Suzuyo Takazato(Okinawan Women Act Against Military Violence), Christine Ahn (Korea Policy Institute), Lisa Natividad (Guahan Coalition for Peace and Justice), Kyle Kajihiro (DMZ-Hawaii/ALoha AIna and […]