Adam Keawe Manalo-Camp

Adam Keawe Manalo-Camp is a Native Hawaiian cultural historian. With roots both in Papakolea Homestead and in the Philippines, he is also a writer, blogger and researcher.
Looking At A Post-COVID-19 Pono Economy Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Looking At A Post-COVID-19 Pono Economy

It must be sustainable for the working class, for women and for Native Hawaiians.

Respiratory Therapists Are Among Our Unsung Heroes Flickr: Navy Medicine

Respiratory Therapists Are Among Our Unsung Heroes

RTs are the ones who set COVID-19 patients up on ventilators.

How To Reform Our Inefficient Bureaucracies Flickr: Christian Schnettelker

How To Reform Our Inefficient Bureaucracies

Let’s retrain civil service, move processes online and eliminate outdated procedures.

Shared Histories Between Filipinos And Hawaiians

Shared Histories Between Filipinos And Hawaiians

If anything, the recent activities on Mauna Kea have affirmed this history.

Sherwood Forest: Seeing Beyond The Trees Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Sherwood Forest: Seeing Beyond The Trees

The dispute over development in Waimanalo represents the clash between competing ideas of community.

The History Of Human Trafficking In Hawaii Screen shot

The History Of Human Trafficking In Hawaii

Some foreigners thought they were entitled to Hawaiian women, a dynamic that ultimately intertwined with the taking of land.

There Are Many Ties Between Hawaiians And Micronesians Cory Lum/Civil Beat

There Are Many Ties Between Hawaiians And Micronesians

Traditionally, the lines between Micronesia, Melanesia and Polynesia never existed.

OHA: A ‘Blistering Wart’ That Must Do Better Cory Lum/Civil Beat

OHA: A ‘Blistering Wart’ That Must Do Better

Instead of sponsoring political division, it should sponsor more programs to help Native Hawaiians become an economic and technological powerhouse.

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

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

Our state Constitution calls both English and Hawaiian "official languages," but use of Hawaiian is too often reduced to "aloha" and "mahalo." Why?
The Protectors of Mauna Kea: I Accuse Adam Keawe Manalo-Camp

The Protectors of Mauna Kea: I Accuse

The issues over Mauna Kea have been ongoing for more than a decade and it is not about science.