Saturday, December 03, 2016

HAWAI`I SHOULD CONSIDER SECEDING FROM THE US

By Alan Howard - Honolulu Star-Advertiser - November 29, 2016

"The time has come, in my opinion, for us in Hawaii to consider the pros and cons of remaining part of the United States or of seceding from the union.

As has been widely acknowledged, there are currently two Americas — read USAs — socially and culturally, based on two different sets of guiding principles that are fundamentally incompatible.

What may cause some confusion is that both Americas are based on the notion of protection of individual freedoms, and for this reason both honor the U.S. Constitution, which promises the protection of such freedoms. However, freedom has come to mean quite different things to the two Americas.

For one — let’s call it “red America” — the emphasis is on rights in property: the right to own land and natural resources and to use them for personal or collective gain unencumbered by government interference, the right to own guns without restriction, the right to own businesses and pursue profit without overbearing regulations and without regard for the common good.

For the other — “blue America” — freedom implies the right to pursue personal goals without being encumbered by government regulation: the right to worship as we please, to choose as partners and marry whomever we please, the right to choose whether or not to bear a fetus — all without harassment, censure, or infringement from the authorities.

A second distinction is the preference by red America for cultural uniformity, the guiding notion being that everyone, regardless of origin, should assimilate to “the American way of life” as they conceive it. This gets expressed in several ways: that everyone’s primary language should be English, that the United States should officially be a Christian nation, that because earlier generations of white European immigrants presumably best exemplify the American way, they are the ones who should be in charge of its institutions, and that the traditional roles of males and females should be upheld in law.

In contrast, blue America values diversity and multiculturalism. There is a commitment to separation between church and state and to welcoming immigrants who wish to preserve their languages, cuisine and ways of life. The political commitment of blue Americans is for the control of institutions, including government, to be in the hands of well-informed, open-minded and empathetic leaders whatever their ethnicity, gender or religious beliefs.

The two Americas tend to rely on quite different ways of making sense of the world we live in, of assigning causation and blame, and of prescribing solutions to social problems. Whereas red America relies primarily on interpretations of scriptures and faith-based assumptions, blue America relies primarily on knowledge generated by scientific methods.

I question the feasibility of these opposing worldviews coexisting within the same national entity without perpetual strife and enmity. The polarization that we see in our country at present, the anger and venom being spewed at one another, is not indicative of a healthy civic society. We could continue this way indefinitely in the hope that ultimately reason will prevail, but reconciliation seems less and less likely, given current trends.

Unlikely as it is to materialize, there has been post-election sentiment expressed in West Coast states in favor of secession based on the overwhelming desire by a great many people of blue persuasion to dissociate from the reds.

In (blue) Hawaii, we understand these emotions, but we have a better case than most for secession, given that Hawaii was illegally annexed by the United States in the first place. I propose that we engage in serious discussions about the costs and benefits of secession, on the grounds not only of economics but also of a moral commitment to a worldview that differs so radically from red America.

Alan Howard is professor emeritus of cultural anthropology at the University of Hawaii at Manoa."


Friday, December 02, 2016

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Thursday, December 01, 2016

WILL ROBERT LINDSEY STILL BE SMILING 
AFTER THE OHA AUDIT?
































Wednesday, November 30, 2016

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"REVEALED - HOW LINDSEY BEAT TRASK"

How Was Robert Lindsey Able To Beat Mililani Trask For OHA?

Especially When He Claimed Zero Campaign Funds After The Primary?

With Campaign Spending Reports Now Public, We Have The Answers.

Watch This To See Who Put $$$ In Lindseyʻs Pocket & Why They Now Have “Uncle Bob” In Theirs.

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

THE ONLY ONE FLYING































Monday, November 28, 2016

HAWAIIAN KINGDOM DIPLOMAT & KOANI FOUNDATION DIRECTOR LEON SIU NOMINATED FOR NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

Koani Foundation Director First Hawaiian To Achieve This Distinction



























H.E. Leon Kaulahao Siu, the Minister of Foreign Affairs for the Kingdom of the Hawaiian Islands, and a Koani Foundation director, recently learned he had been nominated for the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize.

He is believed to be the first Hawaiian ever to have attained this distinction.

Minister Siu’s nomination is shared with his collaborator, Prof Dr. (h.c.) Mr. Mehmet Şükrü Güzel a scholar of international affairs from Turkey, who resides in Geneva, Switzerland.

Their nomination is for their effort to peacefully resolve the West Papua conflict with Indonesia by proving that the solution to securing peace and security in West Papua lies within the policies and measures already enacted by the United Nations.

Mr. Siu and Mr. Güzel met several years ago at the UN headquarters in Geneva as they were advocating for independence for respective captured nations — Mr. Siu for Hawai`i and Alaska (claimed by the United States) and Mr. Guzel for the Mapuché (claimed by Chile and Argentina).

Through the efforts of Minister Siu and others, the case for the reinstatement of the Hawaiian Kingdom as a sovereign, independent country is gaining traction in the international arena as more people become aware of the circumstances that led to the present wrongful occupation of the Hawaiian Islands by the United States. As a result, key members of the international community are indicating a willingness to assist in the cause to liberate Hawai`i.

“I am both thrilled and humbled to share this important honor with my colleague,” remarked Minister Siu. “The efforts to free West Papua can and should be directly applied to encourage the United States to end its prolonged occupation of the Hawaiian Kingdom. The time has arrived for a Free Hawai`i.”

Leon Siu was born in 1948 in the Hawaiian Islands. He was educated in the fine arts and is an accomplished composer, musician, artist, educator and diplomat. In 1996 he repatriated to the Hawaiian Kingdom. Since the year 2000, Mr. Siu has served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs for Ke Aupuni O Hawai`i — the Hawaiian Kingdom — and has traveled extensively in that capacity.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

CHILDHOOD UNDERSTOOD ON “VOICES OF TRUTH - ONE-ON-ONE WITH HAWAI`IʻS FUTURE"


"Then There were None - A Visit With Martha Noyes

Martha Noyes had a rocky childhood and as a result knew she had more than a few emotional issues to work out. What she never expected was to find the answers in Hawai`i. In writing her award winning book, "Then There Were None," a personal and emotional account of the effects of western contact on Hawaiians, she saw dramatic parallels between what Hawaiians had lived through and what she had experienced. Join us in our fascinating visit with Martha as she describes her amazing journey of discovery and self-realization that has deep meaning for us all - Watch It Here

MONDAY, November 28th At 6:30 PM Maui – Akaku, Channel 53 
MONDAY, November 28th At 7:00 PM & FRIDAY, December 2nd At 5:30 PMHawai`i Island – Na Leo, Channel 53  
TUESDAY, November 29th At 7:30 PM, THURSDAY, December 1st At 7:30 PM  & SATURDAY, December 3rd At 5:30 PM Kaua`i - Ho`ike, Channel 52

Sneak Peek! -


"Secrets Of Thomas Square - A Visit With Baron Kaho`ola Ching"

Thousands pass by Thomas Square in Honolulu every day, yet only a handful of people are aware of its astonishing history. We spent an afternoon there recently with someone who does - Baron Kaho`ola Ching. Baron explained to us the amazing and rich story of Thomas Square, what important historical events occurred there and even showed us things that were hiding in plain sight right before our very eyes. Join us on our tour with Baron and we bet youʻll never look at Thomas Square the same way again - Watch It Here

FRIDAY, December 2nd At 8:00 PM & SATURDAY, December 3rd  At 5:30 PM O`ahu - `Olelo, Channel 53

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Voices Of Truth interviews those creating a better future for Hawai`i to discover what made them go from armchair observers to active participants. We hope you'll be inspired to do the same.
 
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Saturday, November 26, 2016

CELEBRATE TODAY IN HONOLULU




















































Friday, November 25, 2016

TOMORROW IN HONOLULU




















































Thursday, November 24, 2016

HAPPY THANKSGIVING

































Wednesday, November 23, 2016

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"THE FED WRECK MILLION DOLLAR GAMBLE"

In Less Than Eight Weeks, Obama Will Be Out & Trump Will Be In.

That Means The Clock Is Finally Running Out On Fed Wreck.

So Is The Robin Danner Crowd Making One Final Attempt To Turn You Into A Tribe?

Watch This To Find Out What Theyʻre Planning, Whoʻs Doing It & If Itʻs Now Too Late.


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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

THE DEMISE OF FED WRECK
Ke Aupuni Update

For all intents and purpose, the nearly 20-year push for "Federal Recognition” ("Fed Wreck”) — to make "Native Hawaiians” into an American tribal nation — is going down in defeat. 


The clock has run out.

The last-ditch flanking maneuver by the Obama administration to have the US Department of the Interior (DOI) sneak fed wreck through a side-door failed. 


Due to the solid stance of “A`OLE!" by Hawaiian patriots, a Native Hawaiian tribal nation did not materialize for the DOI to “recognize" (even if it could). No tribal nation… nothing to recognize!

We know that the Office of Hawaiian Affairs spent at least $33 million of beneficiariesʻ funds pursuing one form or another of ʻtribal nationhood. Itʻs probably way more than double that amount if you factor in State of Hawai`i funds, US federal funds, ali`i trusts funds, non-profit organizations funds, corporate funds and personal funds.

…All this expenditure of time, energy and money to pursue something that the Hawaiian people expressly said they did not want in the first place!

The defeat of Fed Wreck is a major victory for the people of Hawai`i. With virtually no money or other tactical resources, we went up against Goliath with pebbles and prevailed.

The victory also means that, with Fed Wreck out of the way, Hawaiians can concentrate more fully on independence. The nearly 20-years struggle under extreme adversity has made us strong, resilient and focused. We know what we want and we know that nothing can stop us.

We are entering into an exciting new phase, that of re-instituting, restoring and building a Free Hawai`i.

Eō!


Monday, November 21, 2016

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Sunday, November 20, 2016

NEVER SLOWED BY HER ROCKY ROAD ON “VOICES OF TRUTH - ONE-ON-ONE WITH HAWAI`IʻS FUTURE"


"Then There Were None - A Visit With Martha Noyes

Martha Noyes had a rocky childhood and as a result knew she had more than a few emotional issues to work out. What she never expected was to find the answers in Hawai`i. In writing her award winning book, "Then There Were None," a personal and emotional account of the effects of western contact on Hawaiians, she saw dramatic parallels between what Hawaiians had lived through and what she had experienced. Join us in our fascinating visit with Martha as she describes her amazing journey of discovery and self-realization that has deep meaning for us all - Watch It Here

MONDAY, November 21st At 6:30 PM Maui – Akaku, Channel 53 
MONDAY, November 21st At 7:00 PM & FRIDAY, November 25th At 5:30 PMHawai`i Island – Na Leo, Channel 53  
TUESDAY, November 22nd At 7:30 PM, THURSDAY, November 24th At 7:30 PM  & SATURDAY, November 26th At 5:30 PM Kaua`i - Ho`ike, Channel 52
SATURDAY, November 26th At 5:30 PM O`ahu - `Olelo, Channel 53

Now you can become a fan of Voices Of Truth on Facebook by clicking Here and see behind the scenes photos of our shows and a whole lot more.  

Voices Of Truth interviews those creating a better future for Hawai`i to discover what made them go from armchair observers to active participants. We hope you'll be inspired to do the same.
 
Voices Of Truth now airs on local access stations in over 90 cities across the US and throughout the world. Check your local listings.

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Saturday, November 19, 2016

ONE WEEK FROM TODAY




















































Friday, November 18, 2016

WHO WILL BE HELD ACCOUNTABLE?

By Healani Sonoda-Pale

This election year the Hawai`i State Democratic Party machine put their time, money, energy, and underhanded tactics into stopping Mililani Trask for OHA Hawai`i Island Trustee, they were (its safe to say) blindsided.

Mililani Trask made no qualms about what she thought of the Department of Interior Rule which provided immunity to the State and Federal governments from Hawaiian lawsuits and created a Native Hawaiian tribe whose only land base is the bomb ridden island of Kaho`olawe much of which is uninhabitable. 

Part of their underhanded tactics used against Mililani Trask was the libelous ad that suggested Mililani had somehow taken money from OHA and even misdirected people into thinking that Mililani was the incumbent - taking advantage of the 2/3 non Hawaiian vote who for the most part may not pay much attention to what OHA is all about and actually doing.

But as November 8th came and went the Democratic Party machine in Hawai`i and their agent OHA - who had wasted 33 million dollars on their failed campaigns for federal recognition and caused a huge rift in the Hawaiian community - were successful in stopping who they deemed was the greatest threat to the creation of a federally recognized tribe from infiltrating OHA - Mililani Trask. 

But they were wrong. 

Totally unexpectedly Keli`i Akina defeated Haunani Apoliona, a "yes" (wo)man for the Democratic party and the behind the scenes leader of OHA. 

Kealii Akina is the CEO of Grassroots Hawai`i a right wing organization that has a national network of conservative organizations like the Heritage Foundation. 

Grassroot Institute Of Hawai`i is the organization that sued OHA to release the Kana`iolowalu check registers (after OHA refused to comply) and sued to stop the Na`i Aupuni elections. 

Along with the fact that Trump, a right wing Republican, won and the fact that the US Congress is now under Republican control, Keli`i Akina as OHA Trustee At Large elect is ideally situated to fulfill his promise to stop "race based" nation building. 

Whether we agree with Keli`i or not on his reasons for doing what he is doing I am merely stating the facts and my analysis.

Now for the reckoning. 

As we move ahead post Elections we are faced with these facts -

1. Keli`i Akina has hired an accountant and economist for his OHA Staff hell bent on cleaning up OHA and stopping any more wasteful spending on federal recognition.

2. Mililani Trask is in the process of filing a lawsuit against Bob Lindsey, his campaign manager Kuhio Lewis, and John Aeto for the libelous ad which costs her the election.

3. As we come to terms with the fact federal recognition via the Department of Interior Rule is dead in the water and that the Rule may very well be repealed or deemed unconstitutional by the new Right Wing US leadership - we need to ask ourselves who do we hold accountable for the damage done to the Hawaiian community for these failed federal recognition campaigns?

Who will step up and take responsibility for millions of Hawaiian Trust dollars wasted, for the bitter divisions created in Hawaiian communities and families, the passing out of stolen Hawaiian names and information, and the overall misinformation provided to the Hawaiian people? 

How can we trust the leaders we have who supported this fiasco - some of whom got paid for their silence and/or cooperation?

As the reckoning unfolds post elections we still need to be vigilant as ever Lāhui or the Democratic Party version of federal recognition may rear its ugly head again. 

This legislative session we will be calling for the repeal of Act 195 giving legislators and leaders a chance to right the wrongs they did to the Hawaiian people.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

HOW TO TELL TRUMP TO DUMP FED WRECK


























Go To GreatAgain.gov

Click On "Share Your Ideas"

Say "I Oppose US Federal Recognition For Hawai`i"

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

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"HELP TRUMP DUMP FED WRECK"

The Surprising Win Of Donald Trump Brings Yet Another Surprise.

The Chance Of US Federal Recognition Actually Happening In Hawai`i Has Plummeted.

Even Though Some Are Still Trying To Make It A Reality, Thereʻs A Simple Way For You To Let US President-Elect Trump Know You Oppose It.

Watch This To Discover A Very Easy Way To Tell Trump To Dump Fed Wreck.


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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

IS HE YOUR PRESIDENT?
































Monday, November 14, 2016

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Sunday, November 13, 2016

RELATIONSHIP FOR TRIPS ON “VOICES OF TRUTH - ONE-ON-ONE WITH HAWAI`IʻS FUTURE"


"Ocean Teacher - A Visit With Kaina Nakanealoha

Is it possible for a person to be related to a canoe? Spend some time with Kaina Nakanealoha, captain of the Hawaiian voyaging canoe E Ala and youʻll soon discover the answer is yes. These days E Ala teaches people of all ages about their sacred connection to both the ocean and the land. Join us in our fascinating visit with Kaina and E Ala as he recounts her amazing journey back from the brink to not only sail once again but inspire future generations of ocean navigators - Watch It Here

MONDAY, November 14th At 6:30 PM Maui – Akaku, Channel 53 
MONDAY, November 14th At 7:00 PM & FRIDAY, November 18th At 5:30 PMHawai`i Island – Na Leo, Channel 53  
TUESDAY, November 15th At 7:30 PM, THURSDAY, November 17th At 7:30 PM  & SATURDAY, November 19th At 5:30 PM Kaua`i - Ho`ike, Channel 52


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Saturday, November 12, 2016

ALOHA `ĀINA - LOVE OF THE LAND
 























Friday, November 11, 2016

WHICH HOUSE IS YOURS?
 






























Thursday, November 10, 2016

WHATʻS BEEN GOING ON AT OHA SINCE THE ELECTION?
SHREDDING & DREADING THE UPCOMING AUDIT

































Wednesday, November 09, 2016

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"AKINA WINS - IS FED WRECK FINALLY DEAD?"

The “Fed Wreckers” Lost A Huge One Yesterday.

By Defeating Haunani Apoliona, Keli`i Akina Now Brings Truth & Transparency To OHA.

Heʻll Also Shut Down OHAʻs Push To Turn You & Your `Ohana Into A US Tribe.

Watch Our Report To See Why This Is A New & Exciting Beginning & What This Means For You & Your Future.


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Tuesday, November 08, 2016

ROBERT LINDSEY DISRESPECTS SEN. AKAKA
VOTE MILILANI TRASK TODAY FOR OHA

















Monday, November 07, 2016

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ALERT! - ROBERT LINDSEYʻS PLAN TO HAVE ROBIN DANNER SUCCEED HIM AT OHA

Please forward this today to all Hawaiians and our supporters. 


In light of the fact that voting day is tomorrow, November 8th, we want to make you aware of some information that has just been brought to our attention.

Sources inside the Office of Hawaiian Affairs have informed us that should he be re-elected, Robert Lindsey is planning to step down soon after the election in order to attend to his serious health situation.

These same sources have confirmed to us that the person Mr. Lindsey would recommend to the remaining OHA trustees to replace him is Robin Danner.

Robin, who is the current SCHHA chairman, is also the culprit and mastermind behind turning Hawaiians into a US federally recognized tribe and also supports building the thirty meter telescope atop Mauna Kea.

By now, many of you have probably seen the recent photograph of Robin standing along side Robert Lindsey, actively campaigning for his re-election.

In light of this new information that Mr. Lindsey would seek to have Robin Danner replace him as OHA trustee, that photograph now takes on an entirely new and ominous meaning.

The appointment of Robin Danner as an OHA trustee would be a devastating blow to every single Hawaiian and a huge victory for those who continue to manipulate Hawai`i and Hawaiians to enrich themselves financially.

Therefore the defeat of Robert Lindsey in his bid for re-election is absolutely crucial
.

Because this has been disclosed at the very last minute, we strongly urge you to share this information immediately with as many other potential voters as possible who are still undecided who to vote for or are planning to leave the OHA trustees portion of their ballot blank
.

Given whatʻs at stake, we hope that you, as well as every one you know of voting age, will vote against Mr. Lindsey tomorrow and elect Mililani Trask in his place.

Mahalo.


Sunday, November 06, 2016

OCEAN TEACHER ON “VOICES OF TRUTH - ONE-ON-ONE WITH HAWAI`IʻS FUTURE"


"Ocean Teacher - A Visit With Kaina Nakanealoha

Is it possible for a person to be related to a canoe? Spend some time with Kaina Nakanealoha, captain of the Hawaiian voyaging canoe E Ala and youʻll soon discover the answer is yes. These days E Ala teaches people of all ages about their sacred connection to both the ocean and the land. Join us in our fascinating visit with Kaina and E Ala as he recounts her amazing journey back from the brink to not only sail once again but inspire future generations of ocean navigators - Watch It Here

MONDAY, November 7th At 6:30 PM Maui – Akaku, Channel 53 
MONDAY, November 7th At 7:00 PM & FRIDAY, November 11th At 5:30 PMHawai`i Island – Na Leo, Channel 53  
TUESDAY, November 8th At 7:30 PM, THURSDAY, November 10th At 7:30 PM  & SATURDAY, November 12th At 5:30 PM Kaua`i - Ho`ike, Channel 52
SATURDAY, November 12th At 5:30 PM O`ahu - `Olelo, Channel 53

Now you can become a fan of Voices Of Truth on Facebook by clicking Here and see behind the scenes photos of our shows and a whole lot more.  

Voices Of Truth interviews those creating a better future for Hawai`i to discover what made them go from armchair observers to active participants. We hope you'll be inspired to do the same.
 
Voices Of Truth now airs on local access stations in over 90 cities across the US and throughout the world. Check your local listings.

For news and issues that affect you, watch Free Hawai`i TV, a part of the Free Hawai`i Broadcasting Network.
 
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