Maui Has Begun The Process Of Managed Retreat

By David Hasemyer, Inside Climate News. -

With nearly 300 miles of coastline, the Hawaiian islands that make up Maui County face the threat of sea level rise from all sides. It's that assault that has formed the foundation of a lawsuit [...]

Group Hopes To See New Economy Emerge Based On Hawaiian Values

By Dan Nakaso, Star-Advertiser. -

A new group that wants to reboot Hawaii’s tourist-based economy in the era of the new coronavirus announced a four-step plan Tuesday to come up with ideas by August based on Native Hawaiian [...]

Mauna Kea Is About Who Will Decide the Future

By Winona LaDuke, Truthout. -

“The mountain brought us together,” Luana Busby-Neff tells me. It’s 200 days into the prayer vigil and blockade that brought the proposed Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) to a stop in Hawaii. The [...]

Governor Orders Mauna Kea Stand Down

By Aliyah Chavez, Newsmaven.io -

The Thirty Meter Telescope will not be built atop Mauna Kea at this time. Hawai'i Governor David Ige announced in an internal memo this morning that law enforcement personnel will be leaving the [...]

Monsanto Pleads Guilty To Illegally Spraying Pesticides, Storing Hazardous Waste In Hawaii

By Elias Marat, Themindunleashed.com -

(TMU) — Agrochemical giant Monsanto has pleaded guilty to spraying banned pesticides on research crops on the Hawaiian island of Maui in 2014, and will have to pay $10.2 million in criminal fines [...]

The Impact Of The US Occupation On The Hawaiian People

By Keanu Sai, PhD, NEA Today. -

The Hawaiian Kingdom was a progressive constitutional monarchy since 1840 and it viewed education and health care as cornerstones for the country’s maintenance in the nineteenth century. By 1893, [...]

The US Occupation Of The Hawaiian Kingdom

By Keanu Sai, PhD, NEA Today. -

In his message to the Congress on December 18, 1893, President Grover Cleveland acknowledged that the Hawaiian Kingdom was unlawfully invaded by United States marines on January 16, 1893, which [...]

The Illegal Overthrow Of The Hawaiian Kingdom Government

By Keanu Sai, PhD, NEA Today. -

In 2001, the Permanent Court of Arbitration’s arbitral tribunal, in Larsen v. Hawaiian Kingdom, declared “in the nineteenth century the Hawaiian Kingdom existed as an independent State recognized [...]

Protectors Of Mauna Kea Are Fighting Colonialism, Not Science

By Julianne Tveten, Fair.org -

Thousands of Native Hawaiians and their supporters have been congregating since July 15 at the base of Mauna Kea, a dormant volcano and mountain on the island of Hawaii. Known in Hawaiian as [...]

White Supremacy Before Trump: The US Conquest Of Hawaii

By Michael K. Smith,  Intrepid Report -

August 21 marks the sixtieth anniversary of Hawaiian statehood. Many Americans know little more than package tours and “Pearl Harbor” about the fiftieth state, and few realize that when the U.S. [...]

The Hawaiian Kingdom Still Reigns: Alleged Statehood Is Illegal

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

In a textbook United States regime change operation, wealthy businessmen manufactured a revolution in Hawai'i and executed a coup d'état in 1893. The Queen of the Hawai'ian Kingdom surrendered [...]

Thousands Jam On Mauna Kea Over Weekend

By Staff, Bigislandvideonews.com -

(BIVN) – A crowd of thousands gathered at the base of the Mauna Kea Access Road on Sunday, as opposition to the Thirty Meter Telescope swelled over the weekend. Saturday and Sunday were day 27 [...]

It Took A Crisis To Bring Hawaiians Together

By Trisha Kehaulani Watson, Civilbeat.org -

What’s happening at Mauna Kea is a form of nation-building, and its value supersedes whatever the Thirty Meter Telescope could accomplish. It was surely an unplanned coincidence that Gov. David [...]

Mauna Kea Protests Aren’t New. They’re Part Of A Long Fight Against Colonialism.

By Maile Arvin, Truthout.org -

Something big and beautiful is happening in Hawaiʻi. Currently, hundreds of Native Hawaiians and allies are camped at the base of Mauna Kea, a mountain located on Moku o Keawe, or Hawaiʻi Island. [...]

Activists Camped At Hawaii’s Mauna Kea Face Government Opposition

By  Aída Chávez, The Intercept. -

On July 17, police in riot gear arrested at least 33 Native Hawaiian elders, or kupuna, for peacefully blocking construction of a massive telescope on sacred land on the dormant volcano of Mauna [...]