Tuesday, September 16, 2014

ASSOCIATION OF SURFING PROFESSIONALS RECOGNIZES HAWAI`I AS INDEPENDENT NATION

Beachgrit.com

The Association of Surfing Professionals has granted Hawai`i what it wants. 

Independence. 

When you watch the surf contest webcasts, you will notice that Hawaiian surfers are listed as “Hawaiian” and Californian, Floridian, Virginian, Mainer, Oregonian surfers are listed as “USA.”

Monday, September 15, 2014

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Sunday, September 14, 2014

HULA UNFURLED AROUND THE WORLD ON “VOICES OF TRUTH - ONE-ON-ONE WITH HAWAI`IʻS FUTURE”


"Much More Than Hula - A Visit With Blaine Kia" 

Busy doesnʻt even begin to describe the life of Blaine Kia. He isnʻt just a kumu hula, a hula instructor in Honolulu, but throughout all of Hawai`i and way beyond. Blaine has two thousand students spanning the world in Tahiti, Aotearoa (New Zealand) Japan, California, Montana and Canada. And if that werenʻt enough, heʻs also served as the cultural adviser for the TV hit series Hawai`i Five-0. How does he do it all? Donʻt miss our visit with Blaine as he reveals the one thing that drives him to accomplish so much every single day - Watch It Here

MONDAY, September 15th At 6:30 PM Maui – Akaku, Channel 53 
MONDAY, September 15th At 7:00 PM & FRIDAY, September 19th At 5:30 PMHawai`i Island – Na Leo, Channel 53  
TUESDAY, September 16th At 7:30 PM, THURSDAY, September 18th At 7:30 PM & SATURDAY, September 20th At 8:00 PM - Kaua`i - Ho`ike, Channel 52

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Saturday, September 13, 2014

FORMER JAMES BOND STAR BACKS INDEPENDENCE FOR SCOTLAND

“There Is No More Creative An Act Than Creating A New Nation”

Former James Bond star Sean Connery has come out with a resounding “ay” in favor of Scottish independence.

Though Connery no longer lives in Scotland, he says that Scottish independence from the United Kingdom could spur artistic and creative growth in his home country, as well as boost the film industry there.

“There is no more creative an act than creating a new nation,” Connery wrote in an opinion piece published in British magazine the New Statesman.... 

“A Yes vote in September will capture the attention of the world.”

The former agent 007 and longtime supporter of independence expressed appreciation for his homeland’s burgeoning interest in its roots and the Gaelic language, and said Scotland should strive to to strengthen its cultural identity by voting for independence.

“As a Scot and as someone with a lifelong love for both Scotland and the arts, I believe the opportunity of independence is too good to miss,” said Connery.


Friday, September 12, 2014

























Thursday, September 11, 2014

OUTRAGE GROWS AT AHA MOKU ADVISORY COMMITTEE SELL-OUT LETTER

Karen Poepoe
Vice Chair, 
Aha Moku Advisory Committee

Aloha Karen,

As the Vice Chair of the Aha Moku Advisory Committee (AMAC), and on behalf of the WHOLE committee, as OHA board of Trustees did with the letter to U.S. Secretary John Kerry from OHA CEO, Dr. Kamana'opono Crabbe asking for a legal opinion if the Kingdom of Hawaii still existed under International law HAVE AMAC WRITE and SUBMIT to the Dept. of Interior a letter rescinding Leimana's letter. And demand her resignation. This mea culpa is a hollow one and quit frankly, with all due respect speaking for myself...DISINGENUOUS.

Leimana's Letter supporting this ANPRM proposal IF left standing without AMAC rescinding it is simply another ploy to hoodwink the thousands of people from the Moku and Ahupua'a in giving the U.S. Federal Government "manufactured consent" that misrepresents your and the committees constituents.

I ask you, the chair of AMAC and the whole AMAC Committee and DLNR/BLNR Chairperson, William Aila.... Who has the official "authority" to RESCIND Leimana DeMate's Letter to the DOI supporting the ANPRM.

Anything short of this will not remedy this current crisis. It will exacerbate the deceit and treachery brought upon us all by the secret, behind-the-back, manipulative dealings at/from Washington D.C. that brought the U.S. Dept. of Interior here in June and July of this year to aihue our resources and MAHA'OI our kuleana.

This is a chance for AMAC to salvage what little credibility it has left...or join Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs, Sovereign Council of Hawaiian Homestead Assembly, Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement, Dept. of Hawaiian Home Lands, Hawaii State Congressional Delegates, Governor, Abercrombie, (et al in case I forgot somebody) in being the ones that DESTROYED our heritage wale no.....

Foster Ampong
Maui

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

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"NOTE THIS VOTE"


The Big Day Is Little More Than A Week Away With Big Emotions Now On Display. 

Of Course Once They Get It Back Theyʻll Be Right On Track. 

But Can You Guess Where & To Who Itʻs Giving Such A Scare? 

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Tuesday, September 09, 2014

TOTAL SELLOUT!
AHA MOKU ADVISORY COMMITTEE -
"WE WANT TO BE U.S. INDIANS"


The Aha Moku Advisory Committee (AMAC) expresses its mahalo for this historic and long-overdue discussion about reestablishing a government-to-government relationship between the United States and the Native Hawaiian community.

The AMAC is an entity that has re-established the traditional cultural and natural resource management system, called the Aha Moku throughout the eight (8) islands of Hawai’i. In 2012, this system was formally accepted by the Hawaii State Legislature and signed into law by Governor Abercrombie as Act 288.

The Aha Moku has been restored from a traditional land/ocean system used throughout the islands in the 9th century – before the arrival of the Tahitian and the more commonly known alii system.

The Aha Moku is comprised of the forty-three traditional land areas of the eight main Hawaiian Islands and the 589 smaller land districts called ahupua’a.

Those who practice Aha Moku are grassroots Hawaiian communities who are expert practitioners of different disciplines that are spiritually and physically connected to the land.

They are the foundation of the Hawaiian culture and are represented by the Po’o, or spokespersons of each of the main Hawaiian Islands which as a group are called the Aha Moku Advisory Committee (AMAC).

As representatives of the Aha Moku, the AMAC has determined that the reestablishment of a government-to-government relationship between the United States and the Native Hawaiian community is the most viable action that could be taken to protect and expand existing trust assets, federal programmatic funding, federal consultation rights and other self-determination rights under federal law.

Moreover, as a matter of justice and equity, this opportunity should be available for the Native Hawaiian community to pursue. We should not be denied the basic self-governance rights afforded all other major indigenous groups in the nation. We have suffered through colonization and the dispossession of our lands, resources and culture, and the hearts of our people continue to be burdened by these historic injustices, as recent oral testimony made clear.

Our community cannot heal until the federal government shows meaningful respect for our dignity by engaging us as a sovereign Native nation under federal law.

Therefore, the grassroots people who live within the natural and cultural resources of all of Pae’Aina, or lands of Hawai’i STRONGLY SUPPORTS the Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) that has been offered by the federal government and the Department of the Interior that would reestablish a government-to-government relationship with the official Native Hawaiian government formed by the qualified Native Hawaiians on the certified base roll. In accordance with this position, Aha Moku respectfully offers the following specific comments:

RESPONSES TO GENERAL QUESTIONS

Question 1: Should the Secretary propose an administrative rule that would facilitate the Reestablishment of a government-to-government relationship with the Native Hawaiian Community?

Answer to Question 1: YES

Question 2: Should the Secretary assist the Native Hawaiian community in reorganizing its government, with which the United States could reestablish a government-to government relationship?

Answer to Question 2: YES

Question 3: If so, what process should be established for drafting and ratifying a reorganized Native Hawaiian government's constitution or other governing document?

Answer to Question 3: The process for drafting and ratifying a reorganized Native Hawaiian government documents should be left to the Hawaiian people to decide.

Question 4: Should the Secretary instead rely on the reorganization of a Native Hawaiian government through a process established by the Native Hawaiian community and facilitated by the State of Hawaii, to the extent such a process is consistent with Federal law?

Answer to Question 4: YES

Question 5: If so, what conditions should the Secretary establish as prerequisites to Federal acknowledgment of a government-to-government relationship with the reorganized Native Hawaiian government?

Answer to Question 5: A federal policy needs to be established regarding the formal relationship with the Native Hawaiian people.

In conclusion, the Aha Moku wishes to express our sincere Mahalo to all who have come forward to hear the mana’o of our people. We offer our assistance in any way you may need. Please call on us.

Mahalo nui loa!
Leimana DaMate, Executive Director Aha Moku Advisory Committee
Phone: 808-587-1498
Email: Leimana.K.DaMate@hawaii.gov

Monday, September 08, 2014

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Sunday, September 07, 2014

HE TOOK A CHANCE ON DANCE ON “VOICES OF TRUTH - ONE-ON-ONE WITH HAWAI`IʻS FUTURE”


"Much More Than Hula - A Visit With Blaine Kia" 

Busy doesnʻt even begin to describe the life of Blaine Kia. He isnʻt just a kumu hula, a hula instructor in Honolulu, but throughout all of Hawai`i and way beyond. Blaine has two thousand students spanning the world in Tahiti, Aotearoa (New Zealand) Japan, California, Montana and Canada. And if that werenʻt enough, heʻs also served as the cultural adviser for the TV hit series Hawai`i Five-0. How does he do it all? Donʻt miss our visit with Blaine as he reveals the one thing that drives him to accomplish so much every single day - Watch It Here

MONDAY, September 8th At 6:30 PM Maui – Akaku, Channel 53 
MONDAY, September 8th At 7:00 PM & FRIDAY, September 12th At 5:30 PMHawai`i Island – Na Leo, Channel 53  
TUESDAY, September 9th At 7:30 PM, THURSDAY, September 11th At 7:30 PM & SATURDAY, September 13th At 8:00 PM - Kaua`i - Ho`ike, Channel 52
SATURDAY, September 13th  At 5:30 PM O`ahu - `Olelo, Channel 53

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Saturday, September 06, 2014

FURTHER RECENT ATTEMPTS TO FORCE US FEDERAL RECOGNITION ON HAWAIIANS

Please forward this to all Hawaiians and our supporters.

It has recently come to our attention that representatives of the Council For Native Hawaiian Advancement, (CNHA) the Sovereign Councils of the Hawaiian Homelands Assembly (SCHHA) and the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs (AOHCC) met with the OHA trustees.

At the meeting the CNHA, SCHHA and AOHCC proposed that they, as a consortium, take over the education and nation building aspects of federal recognition.

Simply put, they want to take OHAʻs federal recognition initiative, “Ho`oulu Lahui Aloha” and implement it.

During the meeting, Michelle Kauhane of the CNHA, Kamaki Kanahele of the SCHHA and Soulee Stroud of the AOHCC informed the OHA trustees they are prepared to go forward and requested funding from OHA to do so.

Specifically, Kamaki Kanahele boldly told the OHA trustees he represents all DHHL homesteaders.

The truth of course is the SCHHA represent only 20% of all DHHL homesteaders and in the past year many homestead associations have dropped out of the SCHHA due to its support of federal recognition for Hawaiians.

Soulee Stroud claimed that his AOHCC can take the lead across the US. He also stated the majority of civic clubs support federal recognition, when the truth is many clubs no longer support the AOHCC endorsement.

The OHA trustees voted 5 to 4 on the proposal.

For it to pass, the vote would need to be 6 to 3.

Because the OHA trustees are notorious for secret back room dealings to get votes changed, it is critically important for everyone to let the trustees know that you are aware of this scheme.

Please contact the OHA trustees and insist they not approve any plan, now or in the future, to fund or allow the CNHA, SCHHA or AOHCC to implement education and nation building  for federal recognition.

Remind them that trustee elections are coming up in November and again in 2016.

Hereʻs where to contact them today -

Collette Machado  - colettem@oha.org
Peter Apo - petera@oha.org
John Waihe`e Jr. - johnw@oha.org
Rowena Akana - rowenaa@oha.org
Haunani Apoliona - haunania@oha.org
Oswald Stender - oswalds@oha.org
Hulu Lindsay - kahulu@maui.net
Dan Ahuna - dana@oha.org
Bob Lindsay - bobl@oha.org

CEO Kamana'opono Crabbe - kamanaoc@oha.org

OHA Headquarters - (808) 594-1888


Friday, September 05, 2014

























Thursday, September 04, 2014

MEMO AUTHOR RIGHT ABOUT NO ANNEXATION OF HAWAI`I

Honolulu Star-Advertiser - September 1, 2014

Regarding the August 24 front-page story, “Memo implies nation effort leads to war crimes,”

All the state "pooh-poohers" have to do to refute Keanu Saiʻs memo is show that the US followed proper procedures to lawfully acquire the Hawaiian Islands. That should be pretty simple. Just show us a duly executed treaty of annexation.

What? There is none?

Oh wait! Yes, there is one, cast in bronze in the hand of the statue of William McKinley in front of McKinley High School.

But, other than that fanciful artistic rendering, no real treaty of annexation exists! Then no jurisdiction transferred.

No annexation, no Territory of Hawai`i. No Territory of Hawai`i, no state of Hawai`i.

If anyone at the Star-Advertiser would bother to do a little research, if they honestly examined the facts, they would see that in all its blustering and “pooh poohing,” the State of Hawai`i has never produced concrete proof that it has lawful jurisdiction in the Hawaiian Islands.

Dr. Sai is right.

Leon Siu
Honolulu

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

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"BETRAY FOR PAY"


This Week Weʻll Tell You About Three Individuals Who Betrayed & Got Paid. 

But Then Thereʻs Another Whoʻs No Sellout, But Rather Builds Hawaiian Kingdom Clout. 

So Whatʻs The Big Deal When His Payment Was Revealed? 

Watch This To Decide Whoʻs Truly Allied Versus Those Taking You For A Ride.

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Tuesday, September 02, 2014

FREE HAWAI`I REMEMBERS & HONORS HAWAI`I'S QUEEN ON HER BIRTHDAY 




























“I, Lili`uokalani, by the Grace of God and under the Constitution of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Queen, do hereby solemnly protest against any and all acts done against myself and the Constitutional Government of the Hawaiian Kingdom by certain persons claiming to have established a Provisional Government of and for this Kingdom.

That I yield to the superior force of the United States of America whose Minister Plenipotentiary, His Excellency John L. Stevens, has caused United States troops to be landed a Honolulu and declared that he would support the Provisional Government.

Now to avoid any collision of armed forces, and perhaps the loss of life, I do this under protest and impelled by said force yield my authority until such time as the Government of the United States shall, upon facts being presented to it, undo the action of its representatives and reinstate me in the authority which I claim as the Constitutional Sovereign of the Hawaiian Islands.”

 
Queen Lili`uokalani 1893 



Monday, September 01, 2014

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Sunday, August 31, 2014

HULA IN MISSOULA ON “VOICES OF TRUTH - ONE-ON-ONE WITH HAWAI`IʻS FUTURE”


"Much More Than Hula - A Visit With Blaine Kia" 

Busy doesnʻt even begin to describe the life of Blaine Kia. He isnʻt just a kumu hula, a hula instructor in Honolulu, but throughout all of Hawai`i and way beyond. Blaine has two thousand students spanning the world in Tahiti, Aotearoa (New Zealand) Japan, California, Montana and Canada. And if that werenʻt enough, heʻs also served as the cultural adviser for the TV hit series Hawai`i Five-0. How does he do it all? Donʻt miss our visit with Blaine as he reveals the one thing that drives him to accomplish so much every single day - Watch It Here

MONDAY, September 1st At 6:30 PM Maui – Akaku, Channel 53 
MONDAY, September 1st At 7:00 PM & FRIDAY, September 5th At 5:30 PMHawai`i Island – Na Leo, Channel 53  
TUESDAY, September 2nd At 7:30 PM, THURSDAY, September 4th At 7:30 PM & SATURDAY, September 6th At 8:00 PM - Kaua`i - Ho`ike, Channel 52
FRIDAY, September 5th At 8:00 PM & SATURDAY, September 6th  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, August 30, 2014

HAWAI`I A VOICE FOR SOVEREGNTY WINS 
“BEST GLOBAL DOCUMENTARY FILM CREATING CHANGE”




























HOLLYWOOD — Hawai`i A Voice For Sovereignty has received yet another distinguished award. 

The “Best Global Documentary Film Creating Change” was presented on July 30, 2014, by the Pacific Talent Film Festival at the Toyota Museum in Torrance, California. 

“It is an honor to be able to share Hawai`i A Voice For Sovereignty with the world and the journey of the people of Hawai`i," says Producer-Director Catherine Bauknight. 

The Hawaiian’s struggle to protect the land and the people of the land continues as the US Department of Interior is now proposing that Native Hawaiians be recognized as a Native American tribe. 

In June, 2014, an overwhelming percentage of native Hawaiians testified against the proposed rule during hearings conducted throughout the islands.

After the film’s historic premier at the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC, Hawai`i A Voice For Sovereignty has received seven other distinguished awards during film festivals in Hawai`i, New York City, Berkeley, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New Zealand.

Hawai`i A Voice For Sovereignty continues its voyage around the world including screenings at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York City, the Pigorini National Museum of History and Ethnography in Rome, and in smaller venues throughout the US and Canada.

Friday, August 29, 2014

NATIVE HAWAIIAN ROLL RE-OPENS
















Do They Really Think Thereʻs A New Sucker 
Born Every Minute?

Thursday, August 28, 2014

DO YOU BELIEVE THEM?

OHA DISMISSES RUMORS THAT BOARD WANTS TO FIRE CRABBE

Honolulu Civil Beat - August 27, 2014

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs issued an unusual press release yesterday regarding its CEO, Kamana‘opono Crabbe.

“The Trustees are engaged in an annual performance evaluation of Ka Pouhana/CEO as required by OHA’s contract with Ka Pouhana/CEO,” stated Chairwoman Colette Machado.

“At its regular meeting on July 3rd, the trustees voted to hire a third-party professional consultant to assist the board with the 2nd year performance evaluation of Ka Pouhana/CEO to ensure objectivity and fairness.”

Machado added, “There is no clandestine plot by the trustees to terminate Ka Pouhana/CEO.”

Crabbe had this to say: “My annual performance review is part of my employment contract and I have been looking forward to it as it provides me with an opportunity to grow as Ka Pouhana. I have not asked anyone to write trustees to support me, nor do I believe such a campaign is warranted.”

He added, “Instead, I urge everyone to support our efforts to improve conditions for Native Hawaiians.”

OHA did not explain the origin of the rumors, but Crabbe has certainly been a controversial CEO.

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser just this week reported that Crabbe is under fire regarding a memo from Hawaiian nationalist Keanu Sai.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

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"WARRANT TORRENT"


Theyʻve Tried To Hide Whatʻs Never Been Applied, But Now One Event Has Become An Arresting Development. 

What Is It Thatʻs Long Been Ignored That People Want Restored & Will There Be More To Even The Score? 

Will This Judge Now Budge, Or Simply Hold A Grudge? 

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

THIS EVENING IN HONOLULU




























Monday, August 25, 2014

THE LETTER THEY DIDNʻT WANT YOU TO SEE!

ABERCROMBIE TO DOI - 
"HAWAIIAN KINGDOM DOES NOT EXIST"




























Sunday, August 24, 2014

THIS BOOKSTAND WENT THROUGHOUT THE LAND ON “VOICES OF TRUTH - ONE-ON-ONE WITH HAWAI`IʻS FUTURE”


"By The Books - A Visit With `Ihi Wakinekona" 

It all started as a favor. Living in Los Angeles at the time `Ihi Wakinekona & her late husband agreed to babysit a bookstand that sold Hawaiian books. That one small favor eventually led to them becoming the new owners & taking their traveling bookstand all over the US exposing countless others to books about Hawai`i. So what was life like for `Ihi in her journeys? Join us in Anahola, Kaua`i where sheʻs now retired & hear her amazing experiences that few ever are lucky enough to have - Watch It Here

MONDAY, August 25th At 6:30 PM Maui – Akaku, Channel 53 
MONDAY, August 25th At 7:00 PM & FRIDAY, August 29th At 5:30 PMHawai`i Island – Na Leo, Channel 53  
TUESDAY, August 26th At 7:30 PM, THURSDAY, August 28th At 7:30 PM & SATURDAY, August 30th At 8:00 PM - Kaua`i - Ho`ike, Channel 52
SATURDAY, August 30th  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, August 23, 2014


OHA TO FIRE KAMANA`O CRABBE - SEARCH FOR REPLACEMENT IS ON
 

Please forward this to all Hawaiians and our supporters.

As we have mentioned before, the Office of Hawaiian Affairs trustees are planning to terminate OHA CEO Kamana`opono Crabbe.

Highly reliable sources have informed us of the following -

The trustees will not be extending Kamana`oʻs contract beyond the November elections.

The search for a replacement CEO has already begun.

Highly reliable sources have reported that Kali Watson is campaigning for the position.

If hired, Kali would be a perfect fit to further OHA, the Council For Native Hawaiian Advancement (CNHA) and the Sovereign Council of Hawaiian Homelands Assembly (SCHHA) strategies for federal recognition, the Native Hawaiian roll, and the taking of the ceded lands (stolen Hawaiian Kingdom lands.)

It is critically important to let the OHA trustees know that you are on to their plans.

Tell them Kamana`opono has done an outstanding job and you insist his contract be immediately renewed for the long term.

Tell them you donʻt support ANY change in OHAʻs CEO position and you will hold them directly accountable for their actions.

Hereʻs where to contact them today -

Collette Machado  - colettem@oha.org
Peter Apo - petera@oha.org
John Waihe`e Jr. - johnw@oha.org
Rowena Akana - rowenaa@oha.org
Haunani Apoliona - haunania@oha.org
Oswald Stender - oswalds@oha.org
Hulu Lindsay - kahulu@maui.net
Dan Ahuna - dana@oha.org
Bob Lindsay - bobl@oha.org

Also copy Kamana`opono -

CEO Kamana'opono Crabbe - kamanaoc@oha.org

OHA Headquarters - (808) 594-1888


Friday, August 22, 2014

UNITED NATIONS INFORMED OF HAWAIIAN RESISTANCE TO FEDERAL RECOGNITION 

Hawai`i Report to the UN Committe to End Racial Discrimination

"Kanaka Maoli and Allies Assert Rights Violations Persist in Paradise and Recommends Independence"

Presented by Leon Siu for the Koani Foundation
 

12 August 2014 - Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland


The U.S. claims that in 1898 it annexed the Hawaiian Islands and that in 1959 the Hawaiian people voted to become a federal ‘state’ of the U.S. Both of these claims are patently false.

Under Occupation-
 The sovereign, independent state, the Hawaiian Kingdom, was never annexed by the United States and was never extinguished. The Hawaiian Islands is actually a nation in continuity. In 1959, the US deceived the United Nations into accepting Hawai`i as a federal state of the US, when in fact, Hawai`i was a nation under unlawful occupation. The perpetuation of this hoax robs Hawaiians of the means to seek redress and denies Hawaiians of our right to self-determination.

The Koani Foundation and the Hawaiian Kingdom have worked diligently to pursue independence under Article 15 focusing on decolonization and we ask the Committee to End Racial Discrimination (CERD) to consider the Alaska-Hawai`i Article 15 petition during this deliberation at the 85th Session.

The Indian Tribe Plot -
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) is presently engaged in a vigorous campaign to reduce the status of the Native Hawaiian people into that of a domestic “federally recognized tribe” of the United States. Even though eighty to ninety percent of all the testimony submitted to the DOI emphatically opposed the proposal, the US continues to actively pursue this course.

No Consent -
Deprived of the right to self-determination, including free, prior and informed consent, Hawaiians are powerless to stop the many US policies and actions destructive to our resources, environment, social, political and economic structures.

As a result, the Hawaiian people suffer from many of the ills that plague other indigenous peoples such as -

• Dangerous dependency of imported Food and Energy
• Misuse of farmlands to raise genetically modified organisms (GMOs) for export to unsuspecting people around the world

• Disparate rate of homelessness, poverty, joblessness, crime, substance abuse, incarceration and disease
• Desecration of Sacred Sites for private and commercial purposes
• Militarization promoting a culture of war rather than peace. Placing Hawaiians at high risk of being attacked by enemies of the United States
• Contamination of lands, water the seas by the military and commercial interests

• Unrestrained Migration overwhelming finite island resources such as fresh water, housing, food supply, environment, etc.

CONCLUSION -
These abuses are occurring in large part because of the United Nations’ collusion in the United States’ unlawful occupation of the Hawaiian Islands.

RECOMMENDATION -
Our recommendation is that the CERD act to transmit the Alaska-Hawai`i Article 15 petition to the proper UN body to review and provide Hawaiians a way to exercise self-determination to peacefully resolve this dire situation.