Posts Categorized: Events & Action

Moana Nui 2013: Obama’s “Pacific Pivot” Destroys Environment, Democracy, Cultures

Press Release ANNOUNCING:  MOANA NUI #2 June 1-2, 2013 Martin Luther King Auditorium, Berkeley (“Moana Nui” is Polynesian for “Vast Ocean”) The peoples of the Pacific need help. It is no longer sufficient to speak merely of working to “protect local cultures” and “traditional economic practices.”  Local peoples are being rapidly overrun by the larger hegemonic battles… Read more »

Aloha ‘Aina – Stop Bombing Pohakuloa!

Announcement of a demonstration at Pohakuloa by Malu ʻAina: Aloha ‘Aina Stop Bombing Pohakuloa! Stop the desecration & contamination of Hawaiian Kingdom crown Lands at Pohakuloa Sunday, April 28, 2013 10AM till Noon Pohakuloa Main Gate Pot Luck Picnic at Mauna Kea Park following the protest   (car pools leave Hilo bayfront parking lot makai/Hamakua… Read more »

Islands of Peace – Casualties of War, a Pan-Pacific Discussion

For Immediate Release: April 16, 2013   Contact:  Kyle Kajihiro  808-542-3668 kkajihir@hawaii.edu Islands of Peace – Casualties of War, a Pan-Pacific Discussion As a new wave of militarization bears down on the Pacific under President Obama’s so-called “Pacific Pivot”, the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa campus and the Honolulu community will have a rare opportunity… Read more »

Militarization in the Pacific – Teresia Teaiwa

Church of the Crossroads, United Church of Christ A Just Peace and Open and Affirming Congregation The Watada Lectures 2012 November 8-11 Militarization in the Pacific featuring Dr. Teresia Teaiwa Thurs. Nov. 8, 5:30 – 7:00 pm   UH Manoa Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies  “Fiji, Women, Soldiers, And Poetry” Sponsors: Center for Pacific Island Studies,… Read more »

Protest the environmental and cultural destruction on Jeju Island! Vigil at the South Korean Consulate in Honolulu

Protest the environmental and cultural destruction on Jeju Island.  No Naval Base! In solidarity with the Gangjeong villagers in the movement to protect their island from a South Korean/U.S. naval base, Hawaiʻi Peace and Justice is calling for a vigil at the South Korean Consulate of Honolulu Thursday, September 6, 2012 5:30 – 6:30 pm… Read more »

Watada lecture pre-event: “Environmental and Economic Impacts of Militarization in Hawaiʻi”

“Environmental and Economic Impacts of Militarization in Hawaiʻi” On September 7 from 6:30-8:00 in the Crossroads Sanctuary there will be a panel moderated by Renie Wong Lindley on the topic, “Environmental and Economic Impacts of Militarization in Hawai’i” with panelists Jim Albertini of Malu ‘Aina Learning Center, Sparky Rodrigues Malama Makua and Olelo, Steve Dinion,… Read more »

E Ola Ke Awalau o Puʻuloa: Kanaka Maoli speak on Puʻuloa / Pearl Harbor

Hawaiʻi Peace and Justice presents:  Kanaka Maoli speak on Puʻuloa DATE: June 19, 2012 TIME: 6:00-8:00pm LOCATION: Center for Hawaiian Studies, UH Manoa Classroom 202, 2645 Dole Street COST: free WHAT: Kanaka Maoli panelists will present historical, cultural, environmental and social significance of Ke Awa Lau o Pu’uloa (Pearl Harbor) and engage in a dialogue… Read more »

Oppose expanded sonar training in Hawaiian waters

The Honolulu Star Advertiser reports “Navy seeks input on its plan for sonar use” (June 10, 2012).  The navy has released a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for training and testing with sonar in Hawai’i and Southern California. The DEIS includes new projections that the sonar could cause more harm to marine mammals than previously… Read more »