Thursday, June 14, 2012


The forceful takeover of the Hawaiian Kingdom in 1893, adversely affected a country’s government, its lands and its citizens, not only the members of a single ethnic group.

It was the Hawaiian Kingdom — a nation — that was taken, not the aboriginal people — the kanaka maoli (what the US and the State of Hawai`i insist on calling, “Native Hawaiians.”)

Yes, kanaka maoli were harmed by the loss of their nation, but so were many non-aboriginal subject/citizens of the Hawaiian Kingdom: Asians, Caucasian, Polynesians and so forth.

This is a crucial point. When a nation is stolen, all the citizens of that nation are deprived of their country, not only the aboriginal people.

Both occupying governments, the US Federal and its puppet, the fake state of Hawai`i either assert or presume in their laws and policies, that the takeover of 1893 affected only “Native Hawaiians.”

By purposefully limiting their culpability to “Native Hawaiians,” the US carefully conceals the true scope of the problem, presenting it as a domestic, localized, racially defined problem, rather than the violation of the unalienable rights of the citizens of a recognized sovereign foreign nation.