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

Thousands march to protest U.S. Occupation of Hawai’i and the Sale of Stolen Land

On the 116th anniversary of the U.S. invasion and overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom, thousands of Kanaka Maoli and allies marched through Waikiki and held a rally to protest the continuing U.S. occupation and to resist the state’s attempts to sell the stolen Crown and Government lands of the Hawaiian Kingdom.  From From Top to… Read more »

Article on Women and Military Bases in Asia-Pacific

Gender and U.S. Bases in Asia-Pacific Ellen-Rae Cachola, Lizelle Festejo, Annie Fukushima, Gwyn Kirk, and Sabina Perez March 14, 2008 Editor: John Feffer The power dynamics of militarism in the Asia-Pacific region rely on dominance and subordination. These hierarchical relationships, shaped by gender, can be seen in U.S. military exploitation of host communities, its abuse… Read more »

Kaua’i Stands Up to Defend Hawaiian Land

Photo: Katy Rose, Breaking the Spell Protest a ‘solidarity action’ with O‘ahu rally By Michael Levine – The Garden Island Published: Saturday, December 27, 2008 1:10 AM HST A group of 25 to 30 activists lined both sides of Kuhio Highway in Lihu‘e yesterday afternoon, waving Hawaiian flags and holding signs voicing their displeasure with… Read more »

New Book: The Bases of Empire

The Bases of Empire The Global Struggle against US Military Posts Catherine Lutz (Editor) December 2008 Abstract This book examines US military bases across the globe including those in Latin America, Europe, and Asia. It documents the massive political, economic and environmental impacts that these outposts have and studies the movements and campaigns against them…. Read more »

Groups Protest Sale of Hawaiian Lands

On Friday, December 26, 2008, Kanaka Maoli and allies protested Governor Lingle’s appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court on the issue of whether the State can sell the Crown and Government Lands of the Hawaiian Kingdom, what is erroneously called “ceded land”.  Land is the central issue in Hawai’i.  The military’s massive presence in Hawai’i… Read more »

The Superferry Chronicles Book Launch Celebrations

The Superferry Chronicles – Book Launch Celebrations with authors Koohan Paik and Jerry Mander Monday, Jan 12, 2009 – Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i Island 6:30 p.m. – Kona Outdoor Circle, 76-6280 Kuakini Highway with Mayumi Oda, Dr. Lee Tepley, and Jeff Sacher. Contact Chelsea Haworth, 808-443-9984. Tuesday, Jan 13, 2009 – Hilo, Hawai’i Island 6:00 p.m. –… Read more »

Department of Defense seeks to better manage Kanaka Maoli

Source: The kanaka protocols OHA and the Defense department are finding ways to work together. Not everyone approves. Adrienne LaFrance Nov 26, 2008 | Bookmark and Share It was just two years ago that a senior official at the Department of Defense started asking questions about what protocol his department-or any military installation-should follow… Read more »

Hawai’i Needs You

The Nation. Hawaii Needs You This article appeared in the April 28, 2008 edition of The Nation. April 8, 2008 An open letter to the US left from the Hawaiian sovereignty movement. The confluence of two forces–a massive military expansion in Hawai’i and Congressional legislation that will stymie the Kanaka Maoli [Native Hawaiian] sovereignty movement–will… Read more »

Famous Are the Flowers: Hawaiian Resistance Then – and Now

The Nation Magazine featured Hawai’i in it’s April 2008 issue. Here are is the introductory letter from the Editors and the lead article. The Nation and Hawaii This article appeared in the April 28, 2008 edition of The Nation. April 10, 2008 In this special issue of The Nation we present editorial board member Elinor… Read more »

Military training in the NW Hawaiian Islands

National Monument, watery grave? What does the U.S. Navy have against whales? Joan Conrow Mar 19, 2008 When President Bush signed a proclamation June 15, 2006 making the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands and surrounding waters a national monument, many Islanders believed the region would be kept safe from harm. But conservationists contend that the triad of… Read more »