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Peter Apo

Peter Apo: A Vote To Overcome Our Trauma Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Peter Apo: A Vote To Overcome Our Trauma

It may not be easy, but there is a way to bring closure to long-standing grievances and provide new opportunities for all of the people of Hawaii.
Peter Apo: What Does it Mean to Be Hawaiian? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Peter Apo: What Does it Mean to Be Hawaiian?

All politics aside, indigenous identity seems more malleable than many people suggest.
Peter Apo: Defining the Hawaiian Community Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2015

Peter Apo: Defining the Hawaiian Community

There are many institutions and organizations that make up the Hawaiian community. But its heart may be harder to define.
Peter Apo: Who Are We Building a Nation For? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Peter Apo: Who Are We Building a Nation For?

A Hawaiian nation might exist as early as next April. But who would be its citizens?
Peter Apo: The TMT Honors Mauna Kea Through Universal Exploration Courtesy of Deon Kane

Peter Apo: The TMT Honors Mauna Kea Through Universal Exploration

Mauna Kea warrants the highest level of cultural sensitivity but it should be a cultural sensitivity that is totally consistent with the historical record of Hawaiians and their search for knowledge.
Peter Apo: Whose Nation Is it Anyway? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Peter Apo: Whose Nation Is it Anyway?

Let's take a closer look at the logic of three groups tangling over the building of a Hawaiian nation, the risks to the process and the end goal.
Peter Apo: Some Questions Before Building a Nation Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2015

Peter Apo: Some Questions Before Building a Nation

If a Hawaiian nation is to exist, we will need to figure out what "Hawaiian" means.
Peter Apo: Urban Crawl – Is Hawaii Becoming Just Another Place? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Peter Apo: Urban Crawl – Is Hawaii Becoming Just Another Place?

The nature of key development projects on West Oahu may mean the area loses its unique rural appeal.
Peter Apo: The Last Telescope Courtesy TMT International Observatory

Peter Apo: The Last Telescope

I am convinced we will find a way to link arms in the name of humanity and share one of the greatest endeavors in the history of the world.