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November 2017

Friday, November 17

Hokulea’s Voyage To Hana Is A Homecoming For Young Captain

Wednesday, November 8

OHA Sues State, UH Over ‘Longstanding Mismanagement’ Of Mauna Kea

October 2017

Monday, October 16

Reader Rep: Big Questions About Hawaiian ‘Princess’ Coverage

Thursday, October 12

Educators: Pidgin Belongs In Hawaii Schools

Wednesday, October 11

The Last Hawaiian Princess?

Monday, October 2

The Princess Bride: Hawaiian Heiress Gets Married Amid Legal Dispute

September 2017

Friday, September 29

Telescope Project Still Faces Fight From Hawaiian Opponents

Thursday, September 28

Hawaii Land Board Grants Permit To Build Thirty Meter Telescope

August 2017

Monday, August 28

Brittany Lyte: These Kauai Schools Opt For Farm-To-Table Lunches

Friday, August 25

Royal Hawaiian Heiress Asks Judge To Silence Her Former Attorney

Wednesday, August 23

Is Hawaii’s Royal Princess Mentally Fit?

Thursday, August 17

How A Princess’s Embattled Fortune Could Become A Massive Native Hawaiian Charity

Tuesday, August 15

Fight For Hawaiian Royalty’s Fortune Pulls AG Into The Fray

Will Native Hawaiians Be The Victims In This Fight Over A Royal Fortune?

Monday, August 7

Brittany Lyte: Can Tiny Houses Fix This Big Problem?

Friday, August 4

Police Deny Excessive Force In Maui Solar Telescope Arrests

Honolulu Rail Art Celebrates Hawaiian Culture

July 2017

Monday, July 31

The Fight To Save Ancient Hawaiian Archeological Sites

Wednesday, July 26

Judge Recommends That Thirty Meter Telescope Should Get Permit

Tuesday, July 25

$16K Gift To Pay OHA Trustee’s Legal Fees Raises Ethical Questions

Friday, July 21

Native Hawaiians Not Very Healthy, National Study Finds

June 2017

Tuesday, June 13

Hawaii Leaders Say State Is Under ‘Attack’ With Loss Of Federal Funds

Tuesday, June 6

Denby Fawcett: Hawaii Fails To Protect Its Royal Residence

May 2017

Thursday, May 18

Waikiki Hotel, State Sued Over Native Hawaiian Burial Site

March 2017

Monday, March 20

Why It’s So Hard To Eat Healthy In Hawaii If You’re Poor

February 2017

Friday, February 24

No New Housing For Hawaiians Despite Millions In The Bank

January 2017

Tuesday, January 17

Report: Native Hawaiians Face A ‘Public Health Crisis’

Thursday, January 12

OHA Trustees Walk Out After Chair Squelches Public Testimony

Wednesday, January 11

Chaos At OHA: A Power Struggle And Employee Accusations

Wednesday, January 4

OHA Board Votes To Buy Out Contract Of CEO Crabbe

December 2016

Monday, December 19

Hawaiian Federal Recognition: The Lessons From Standing Rock

November 2016

Thursday, November 17

Native Hawaiians Don’t Know What To Expect From Trump

Tuesday, November 8

OHA Chair Lindsey Holds On To Seat, Akina Edges Past Apoliona

Monday, November 7

Army Sued Over Access to Makua

Thursday, November 3

Peter Apo: Native Hawaiian Or Not, Don’t Ignore OHA Races

October 2016

Friday, October 28

OHA Races Offer Stark Choices, But How Many Voters Will Care?

Wednesday, October 12

Djou, Caldwell Make Pitches To Native Hawaiian Audience

September 2016

Friday, September 23

Feds Lay Out ‘Pathway’ To Native Hawaiian Self-Governance

Wednesday, September 7

Can Spending Six Figures On PR Solve OHA’s Image Problem?

August 2016

Saturday, August 13

Two OHA Seats Will Head To A Nov. 8 Runoff

June 2016

Thursday, June 30

OHA CEO Crabbe Reappointed

Tuesday, June 7

Grassroot’s Akina Runs For OHA

Monday, June 6

Shelter From The Storm: The Hokulea In New York City

May 2016

Friday, May 20

Housing Funds For Native Hawaiians

April 2016

Friday, April 15

Lawsuit Claims Widespread Infringement of Prisoners’ Religious Rights

Monday, April 4

Ige Wants $17 Million For Hawaiian Home Lands

March 2016

Monday, March 21

Senate Panel Votes To Triple Payments To Hawaiian Home Lands

Thursday, March 10

How Much More Will State Pony Up For Hawaiian Home Lands?

Monday, March 7

Prison Operator Wants Native Hawaiian Prisoners’ Suit Wrapped Up

February 2016

Thursday, February 25

The Other Aha: Hawaiian Independence Backers Make Their Case

Friday, February 19

Hawaii Lawmakers To Debate Proposal For Ballots Behind Bars

January 2016

Thursday, January 21

Lawsuit Claims Native Hawaiian Religion Being Restricted Behind Bars

September 2015

Thursday, September 24

Peter Apo: Defining the Hawaiian Community

Setting the Record Straight: Hawaiians Are an ‘Inclusive People’

Monday, September 21

OHA: Agency at a Crossroads Is Caught in a Power Struggle

Friday, September 18

Law Recognizes Native Hawaiians as Indigenous People With Special Rights

Tuesday, September 8

Silent Majority of Hawaiians Gain Voice

Thursday, September 3

Peter Apo: Who Are We Building a Nation For?

August 2015

Thursday, August 27

Hawaii Supreme Court Grills State on Approval of Thirty Meter Telescope

Monday, August 24

First-Ever Head of Hawaiian Education Foresees ‘Revolutionary’ Changes

OHA Spent $4,785 on a Massive March With an Anti-TMT Flavor

Tuesday, August 18

US Recognition of Native Hawaiians: Don’t Waste the Opportunity

Friday, August 14

US Interior to Propose Rule for Dealing With a Native Hawaiian Government

Thursday, August 13

Lawsuit Says Hawaiians-Only Election Is ‘Racially Exclusive’

Monday, August 10

Pod Squad: The TMT Battle and the Native Hawaiian Leadership Void

Sunday, August 9

Thousands Turn Out for Aloha Aina Unity March

Friday, August 7

Mauna Kea Hashtags Around the Globe

July 2015

Friday, July 31

Election Details Going Out to Native Hawaiian Roll Voters

Thursday, July 30

Peter Apo: The TMT Honors Mauna Kea Through Universal Exploration

Why Do We Shortchange One of Hawaii’s Official Languages?

Thursday, July 23

Finding New Ways to Define Native Hawaiian Student Success

Wednesday, July 22

Ian Lind: The ‘Kingdom Defense’ Is a Dead End for Mauna Kea Protesters

A Glimpse Inside Hawaii’s ‘Forbidden Island’

Sunday, July 19

US Military Should Spend $1 Billion to Restore Kahoolawe, Scientists Say

Wednesday, July 15

BLNR Board Member Had No Conflict of Interest in Vote on Mauna Kea Access

Tongan, Micronesian, Hawaiian Students Most Likely to Be Suspended

Friday, July 10

Hawaii Becomes 10th State to Establish Seal of Biliteracy

Thursday, July 9

Hawaii AG to Provide More Info on Emergency Rule for Mauna Kea

Peter Apo: Whose Nation Is it Anyway?

Tuesday, July 7

UH to Decommission Oldest Observatory on Mauna Kea

Wednesday, July 1

The Myth of Hawaii’s Illegal Annexation

June 2015

Tuesday, June 30

Ige Signs OHA Budget, Bills to Promote Hawaiian Culture

Monday, June 29

Ige: No Plans to Use National Guard to Reopen Mauna Kea Road

Thursday, June 25

Rocks Removed, But Road Up Mauna Kea Remains Closed

Peter Apo: Some Questions Before Building a Nation

Wednesday, June 24

Mauna Kea Protesters Arrested as TMT Tries to Resume Construction

Sunday, June 21

Thirty Meter Telescope Construction to Restart on Wednesday

Thursday, June 4

Native Hawaiian Roll Commission Must Release Voter Records

Monday, June 1

UH Ready to Move Quickly on Ige’s Mauna Kea Proposals

May 2015

Thursday, May 28

Gov. Ige Does Right by the Mountain

Tuesday, May 26

Ige Supports Construction of TMT, Asks UH to Better Manage Mauna Kea

Monday, May 18

Native Hawaiian Artists Inspire, Ignite Social Change

Thursday, May 14

Peter Apo: The Last Telescope

Wednesday, May 6

Spiritual Healing: A ‘More Hawaiian’ Way to Deal With Delinquent Kids

Monday, May 4

Let Native Hawaiians Take the Lead on Issues Such as TMT

April 2015

Thursday, April 30

OHA Board Rescinds Support for Thirty Meter Telescope

Wednesday, April 29

Ian Lind: Dangerous Intersection of Social Policy and ‘Sacred’

Monday, April 27

Does the Thirty Meter Telescope Pose Environmental Risks?

Tuesday, April 21

Residents Opposing Mauna Kea Telescope March on the Capitol

Monday, April 20

Mauna Kea Telescopes: The Business of Astronomy Is Not an Easy One

Friday, April 17

The Projector: TMT Protests on the Mountaintop and on Oahu

Thirty Meter Telescope Construction Postponed Again

Thursday, April 16

Hashtag Heard ‘Round the World: Social Media Fuels TMT Protests

The Protectors of Mauna Kea: I Accuse

Wednesday, April 15

Kim Coco: Chances for Redemption on Mauna Kea

Hawaii Has Something to Teach the ‘Religious Freedom’ Movement

News Media Misses Real Story in Reporting on TMT Protest

Tuesday, April 14

Mauna Kea Is a Special Place in Humanity’s Quest for Knowledge

Monday, April 13

UH Student Protests Against TMT Continue

Peter Apo: ‘We Are Hawaii and We Will Find a Way’

Sunday, April 12

Jason Momoa’s Revolt Against Hawaii’s Thirty Meter Telescope

Saturday, April 11

Moratorium on Mauna Kea Telescope Construction Extended

Friday, April 10

Telescope Protesters Prepare for Another Police Showdown

Washington, D.C., Needs More Native Hawaiian Voices

Thursday, April 9

Protesters Ask ‘Voice of the Hawaiian People’ to Stop Mauna Kea Telescope

Tuesday, April 7

Hawaii Governor Calls ‘Timeout’ on Mauna Kea Telescope Construction

A New Telescope and the Politics of Cultural Destruction

Thursday, April 2

Peter Apo: Mauna Kea Under Siege

March 2015

Thursday, March 12

Peter Apo: The Digital Nation of Hawaii

Saturday, March 7

On Annexation of Hawaii, Scalia Fails Constitutionality Test

February 2015

Thursday, February 26

Peter Apo: Why Does the Office of Hawaiian Affairs Exist?

Friday, February 6

We Need to Right the Wrongs for Struggling Native Hawaiians

Thursday, February 5

Peter Apo: The Hawaiians — Building a Nation and the Road Ahead

January 2015

Thursday, January 22

Peter Apo: The Hawaiians — a ‘Divided People’

December 2014

Tuesday, December 23

The Transformative Power of Native Hawaiian Arts

November 2014

Wednesday, November 12

How the Hawaiian Language Got to Harvard College

Tuesday, November 4

Office of Hawaiian Affairs: Incumbents Fare Well

October 2014

Wednesday, October 22

Promised Land: The Navy and the Damage Done

Tuesday, October 21

Promised Land: ‘Where Beauty Is Alongside the Ugliness’

Monday, October 20

Promised Land: Will Kahoolawe Ever Be Saved?

September 2014

Wednesday, September 3

Voters Statewide to Fill OHA’s Maui Post and 3 At-Large Seats

August 2014

Wednesday, August 13

Kerry’s Visit a Chance to Answer Questions on Native Hawaiian Recognition

Saturday, August 9

Office of Hawaiian Affairs: Incumbents Fared Well

June 2014

Tuesday, June 24

Kanaka Maoli to Feds: ‘Get Out of Our House! Go Home!’

Monday, June 23

The Coming Debate on Federal Recognition for Native Hawaiians

So the Interior Department Wants Input on Hawaiian Nation-Building?

Thursday, June 19

Feds to Hold Public Meetings on the U.S.-Native Hawaiian Relationship

Tuesday, June 3

Hawaii and the War of Consciousness

Sunday, June 1

The Hawaiian Kingdom and Paying Taxes

May 2014

Friday, May 30

OHA Grapples With Future of Hawaiian Nation-Building Effort

Wednesday, May 28

Indigenous Knowledge Could Help in Times of Crisis

Monday, May 12

Is Hawaii a Nation or a State?

The People Should Be the Real Power Behind the Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Sunday, May 11

OHA CEO Forces Standoff Over Sovereignty

Tuesday, May 6

More Than 130,000 Native Hawaiians Sign Up for Nation Building

April 2014

Monday, April 21

Denby Fawcett: A Hula Show Devoted to Early Hawaiians’ Love of News

March 2014

Wednesday, March 26

Silencing Native Voices

Tuesday, March 18

Hawaii AG: DHHL Geothermal Revenue Must Go to Hawaiians

Friday, March 7

Hawaii’s Instaweek: Native Hawaiian Issues, Waikiki Growth and Mardi Gras

Wednesday, March 5

Hawaii Monitor: Is Part of the Sovereignty Debate Just a Matter of Faith?

Tuesday, March 4

‘I Don’t Want to Translate’: Rep. Hanohano’s Use of Hawaiian Leads to Tension on House Floor

Native Hawaiian Lobbying Is Paying Dividends at Hawaii’s Legislature

February 2014

Wednesday, February 26

Hawaii Monitor: Some Laughable Royalty Claims

Tuesday, February 25

Denby Fawcett: 13 Security Breaches in 7 years at Unprotected Iolani Palace

Wednesday, February 19

School Board Approves Long-Awaited Overhaul to Hawaiian Education

Wednesday, February 5

Hawaii Monitor: Bill Would Expand Secrecy of DHHL Leases

January 2014

Tuesday, January 14

Hawaii to Host Symposium on Indigenous Language Revitalization

Monday, January 13

Waihee Advocates for Native Hawaiian Roll Commission Process

Monday, January 6

New Head of Cultural Preservation in Hawaii Pledges Transparency

Wednesday, January 1

Want to Visit an Ancient Hawaiian Fish Pond? Now There’s An iPhone App

December 2013

Thursday, December 19

CDC Health Survey for Hawaiians ‘A Huge Step Forward’

Monday, December 9

Where Do We Go From Here? The Future of Native Hawaiian Self-Determination

November 2013

Wednesday, November 27

Niihau to Kauai: Don’t Take Our Fish

Tuesday, November 19

Learning Hilo — Defending Hawaii

Friday, November 15

Learning Hilo — School’s In

Wednesday, November 13

Learning Hilo — The Turnaround

Mainstream Media Perpetuate Belief That Racism in Hawaii No Longer Exists

Hawaiian Sovereignty’s Connection to the Aina

October 2013

Wednesday, October 30

Hawaii Dept. of Hawaiian Home Lands Releases Draft Plan for Oahu Land

Thursday, October 10

What Are the Mental Health Challenges for Native Hawaiians?

Thursday, October 3

Gov’t Shutdown Hurts Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, Pacific Islanders

Wednesday, October 2

DOE Long Overdue in Improving Hawaiian Studies, Kupuna Say

September 2013

Wednesday, September 25

OHA Trustee Disputes State Auditor’s Report

Study: Despite Progress, Hawaiians, Other Islanders Still Die Younger

Wednesday, September 11

Statue at McKinley High ‘Inappropriate,’ Native Hawaiians Say

Friday, September 6

Auditor: Office of Hawaiian Affairs Purchase Violated Investment Policy

Wednesday, September 4

State Audit: OHA Not Living Up to Core Mission of Helping Native Hawaiians

August 2013

Wednesday, August 28

State Senators: Sue Navy For $100 Million Over Kahoolawe Cleanup

Wednesday, August 7

Hawaii Monitor: What’s the Point of Getting on the Sovereignty Roll?

July 2013

Monday, July 1

For Native Hawaiians, Supporting Geothermal Makes Cultural Sense

June 2013

Tuesday, June 18

Aina, Lewa, Kai: A Vision for Healing the World

May 2013

Wednesday, May 29

Feds Crack Down On Telecom Company Serving Native Hawaiians

April 2013

Thursday, April 18

OHA Weighs Geothermal Partnership

Wednesday, April 10

Hawaii Monitor: Frivolous Claim Over Sovereignty Snags Homeowner

March 2013

Friday, March 1

Does Faye Hanohano Have A Point?

February 2013

Tuesday, February 12

Upholding the Federal Government’s Responsibility to Native Hawaiians

December 2012

Thursday, December 27

Task Force Demands Action On Hawaiian Incarceration

November 2012

Wednesday, November 28

Native Hawaiians Disproportionately Impacted by AIDS

Sunday, November 25

Native Hawaiian Roll Commission Is Racial Discrimination

Monday, November 5

Office of Hawaiian Affairs Beefing Up Advocacy At Federal Level

October 2012

Thursday, October 25

DC808: On The Wire — Native Hawaiians Say Aloha To Washington

Wednesday, October 24

After Akaka: The Next Generation of Native Hawaiian Leaders

Why So Many Hawaiian, Samoan And Filipino Youth In Justice System?

Monday, October 22

Native Hawaiian Clubs ‘Colonizing the Continent’

Thursday, October 18

Lingle: I Never Sold an Acre of Ceded Land

Tuesday, October 9

More Iwi Discovered Along Honolulu Rail Route