Posts Categorized: DMZ-Hawai’i / Aloha ‘Aina In the News

“New Architecture” in the Asia-Pacific or just more hegemony?

Terri Keko’olani, AFSC Hawai’i and DMZ-Hawai’i / Aloha ‘Aina. Photo:  Eri Oura Below is another story from the KITV newscast about Sec. of State Clinton’s speech yesterday at the East West Center. Footage on the 10:00 pm news included the demonstration by AFSC Hawai’i, DMZ-Hawai’i / Aloha ‘Aina, Gaza Freedom March, World Can’t Wait and… Read more »

Protest greets Hillary Clinton at the East West Center

Angela Hoppe Cruz, a Chamorro student at UH, demonstrates her solidarity against U.S. military bases in Okinawa as well as Guam, her homeland. Photo: Eri Oura Today in Honolulu, a lively protest outside the East West Center greeted U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who delivered a speech on the U.S. vision for the Asia-Pacific… Read more »

Mosquitoes of Makua

War of the small, War of the flea, Where the strongest bomb is human Who is bursting to be free. The moon will be my lantern, And my heart will find the way To sow the seeds of courage That will blossom into day, To blossom up a garden So green before they came, Our… Read more »

Judge sustains Makua complaint Judge sustains Makua complaint The ruling reveals doubt about whether Army environmental surveys were sufficient By Gregg K. Kakesako POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 20, 2009 A federal judge has sided with Hawaiian activists who want the Army to stop training in Makua Military Reservation, putting the military on notice that it will have… Read more »

VIDEO: Ohana Hoopakele wants puuhonua at Kulani

Watch video of the ‘Ohana Ho’opakele press conference on Hawai’i island against the closing and militarization of Kulani prison and for a pu’uhonua (place of refuge and healing). VIDEO: Ohana Hoopakele wants puuhonua at Kulani Ohana Hoopakele holds press conference November 20, 2009 – Hilo, Hawaii VIDEO by David Corrigan As the sun sets… Read more »

Dead Last: Hawaii Gets an “F” in Education Dead Last: Hawaii Gets an “F” in Education Friday 06 November 2009 by: Jon Letman, t r u t h o u t | News Analysis Hawaii’s public schools are in crisis. Simply put, there isn’t enough money to keep them open full-time. With the State of Hawaii facing a $1 billion budget deficit… Read more »

Hilo groups will protest Strykers on parade

According to the Honolulu Advertiser article Strykers will be included in the Hilo Veterans parade: Organizers hoped to keep word of the vehicles a secret from peace activists like Jim Albertini of the Malu Aina Center for Non-Violent Education and Action, in an attempt to ward off conflict. Albertini found out anyway, and on Sunday… Read more »

Strykers (and DU) on Parade in Hilo?

Mahalo to Joan Conrow and the Hawaii Independent for this article about Hilo residents’ opposition to Strykers and possible Depleted Uranium contamination being in the Veteran’s Day Parade.  >><< Hilo Veterans’ Day parade hit with depleted uranium concerns Nov 05, 2009 – 12:35 PM | By Joan Conrow | The Hawaii Independent HILO—Plans to… Read more »

‘Ike: Historical Transformations: Reading Hawai’i’s Past to Probe Its Future

‘Ike: Historical Transformations: Reading Hawai’i’s Past to Probe Its Future Download the event flyer DATE:  Saturday, October 24th, 2009, 10am-5pm FEATURED PRESENTERS: Kamana Beamer Lorenz Gonschor Kūhiō Vogeler moderated by Lynette Cruz Kekuni Blaisdell Ikaika Hussey Terri Kekoolani Jon Osorio J. Kehaulani Kauanui Maivân Clech Lâm Keanu Sai moderated by Jon Osorio and others yet… Read more »

Women Activists Explore Post-military economy

Activists explore post-military economy Friday, 18 September 2009 03:18 MVG Reporter PEOPLE will have to work together if they want to sustain an economy after the military. This was emphasized during the fourth day of the 7th Meeting of the International Network of Women Against Militarism at the University of Guam in Mangilao. The morning… Read more »