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Views Panel Discussion pt.1

November 27, 2008

Novelist Junot Diaz interviewed on NPR on Thanksgiving, a topic that was on theme of our panel discussion: http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=97568937 On Tuesday, November 25th, we held our first panel discussion, “Views from the Shore: Impact of Immigration on Hawai’i Past Present and Future.” Traditionally, the Thanksgiving holiday is an event in which Americans commemorate the...
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From Free Markets to Free-Marxist Economy

November 21, 2008
From Free Markets to Free-Marxist Economy

Click on photo to be redirected to the new 100% cotton material fetishism made in a co-op funded by micro-loans. *** Francis Wheen’s 2005 article seems particularly salient at the moment. How many fathers and sons and mothers and daughters have sat across the dinner table over the last week *discussing* the option of...
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Aloha Obama, First Hawaiian President!

November 10, 2008

Nearly a week has passed since the election, and already it has become difficult to imagine the outcome being anything but Obama. It seems that the world has already embraced our future and we’ve accepted the new wind that has blown through Hawaii, our nation, the world. But really what direction is the wind...
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Inside USA Pt. 1 & 2- Al Jazeera produced videos

November 3, 2008

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gIq8x9vnLf4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1QqOJGSKGWQ
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Ken Conklin’s radar

November 2, 2008

How is it that Ken Conklin can suggest that I oppose statehood? I’ve just been notified of the following thread from his website: A website which opposes the Statehood of Hawaii has apparently gotten some quasi-governmental support: “Statehood Hawai’i is proud to partner with the Hawai’i Council for the Humanities.” http://statehoodhawaii.org/ The stridency of...
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1972, Breaking News, Hawaii Commemorative Dollar!

October 29, 2008
1972, Breaking News, Hawaii Commemorative Dollar!

Between 1972 and 2008, wouldn’t you think that the token images of Hawaii might have evolved beyond surfing and the statue of King Kamehameha?  Shouldn’t the Chamber of Commerce receive a design credit for the new Hawaii commemorative quarter? 
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1617 S. Beretania and Grandmothers.

October 25, 2008

In a small way, as I think many of us do in our attempt to find ourselves closer to our new national hero, we look for moments in which we can connect to Obama and his struggle to what now seems like a pre-ordained victory for not only the presidency, but for a new...
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Sagebrush Rebellion documents

October 13, 2008

The following are a list of documents describing the Sagebrush Rebellion 1 & 2. Stakes are high in the Sagebrush Rebellion  Sept 2, 1979 http://statehoodhawaii.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/washington-talk-farewells-fond-and-otherwise-for-land-director.rtf Western delegates seek states control of lands.pdf   Sept 8, 1979 On MX in Nevada and Utah.pdf    Jan 17, 1980 Sagebrush Rebels revelling in Reagan.pdf   Nov 24, 1980 Excerpts from...
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A new candidate? What?

October 9, 2008

Here’s a link to yet another candidate from Hawaii!
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Another Difficult Period for Indian Country

October 8, 2008

New Supreme Court Term May Prove to be Another Difficult Period for Indian Country WASHINGTON D.C.-The U.S. Supreme Court held its opening conference on September 29, 2008 and, as expected, granted review in two Indian law cases—United States v. Navajo Nation and State of Hawaii v. Office of Hawaiian Affairs—both of which involve lower...
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The “Haole Koa” Rebellion

October 2, 2008

The decision by the U.S. Supreme Court to appeal the Hawaii Supreme Court’s ruling forbidding the state from selling or exchanging ceded lands until a political settlement is reached with Native Hawaiians is questionable since the unanimous decision reached by the Hawaii Supreme Court based its decision not simply on the Apology Resolution as...
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U.S. Supreme Court to hear ceded lands case

October 1, 2008

Click here for documents The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the state’s appeal of a lower court decision that forbid the state from selling or exchanging ceded lands until a political settlement was reached with Native Hawaiians.” writes this morning’s Star-Bulletin article. It’s been suggested that this Writ of Cert. is another federalist, state’s...
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