Trisha Kehaulani Watson

Trisha Kehaulani Watson is a Kaimuki resident, small business owner, and bibliophile. She holds a Ph.D. in American Studies from the University of Hawaii and J.D. from the William S. Richardson School of Law. She writes about environmental issues, cultural resource management, and the intersection between culture and politics. Opinions are the author's own and do not necessarily reflect Civil Beat's views. You can follow or contact her on Twitter at @hehawaiiau.

September 2019

Tuesday, September 10

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: A Hawaiian Revolution Emerges

August 2019

Wednesday, August 28

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Seeking Long-Delayed Justice On Mauna Kea

Friday, August 23

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Mango-Picking Manners Stand For Much More

Friday, August 16

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Bikini Atoll Beer Is An Offensive Misappropriation Of Culture

Thursday, August 1

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: It Took A Crisis To Bring Hawaiians Back Together

July 2019

Thursday, July 25

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: ‘Kapu Aloha Is Holding Everyone Together’

Wednesday, July 17

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Mauna Kea Is Our Modern-Day Kahoolawe

Wednesday, July 10

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Radical Acts of Aloha

Wednesday, July 3

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Time To Force Some Homeless People Into Treatment

June 2019

Wednesday, June 26

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Disrespecting Cultural Issues On Mauna Kea

Wednesday, June 19

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Saving The Last Hawaiian Salt Ponds

Tuesday, June 11

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: What Crabbe’s Departure Means For OHA

Thursday, June 6

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Welcome To Hawaii — Now Show Some Respect

May 2019

Wednesday, May 29

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Some Nations Get It — Happiness Matters

Tuesday, May 14

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: How I Became A Witness In The Kealoha Corruption Trial

April 2019

Wednesday, April 24

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: The Glorious But Functional Art Of Indigenous Cultures

Wednesday, April 17

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Thinking Of Hawaii’s Treasures As Notre Dame Burned

Wednesday, April 10

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Pursuing Hawaiian Sovereignty In The Time of Trump

Wednesday, April 3

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Look To The Past To Meet Our Future Food Goals

March 2019

Thursday, March 28

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: The Struggle Over Kauai’s Kuleana Lands

Wednesday, March 20

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: It’s Time For UH To Walk Away From TMT

Wednesday, March 13

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: The Beauty of Being Satisfied With ‘Enough’

Tuesday, March 5

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Protecting Farms Must Be A Climate Priority

February 2019

Wednesday, February 27

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: This Maui Fight Doesn’t Belong In The Supreme Court

Wednesday, February 20

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Do We Really Know Who We Are Anymore?

Friday, February 1

There’s Nothing Courageous About Hawaiians Attacking Hawaiians

October 2015

Tuesday, October 27

Roll of Thunder: Lifting The Veil On Na‘i Aupuni

July 2015

Tuesday, July 7

Understanding Hawaiian Innovation and Ingenuity

February 2015

Saturday, February 14

Here Is How We Save the Hawaiian Monk Seal

August 2014

Wednesday, August 20

Remote Islands Expansion Is a Critical Step Toward Healthy Pacific Region

June 2014

Thursday, June 26

A Dream Realized — Progress on Fishpond Restoration Regulations

Monday, June 23

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

Tuesday, June 10

‘Kumu Hina’: A Story of Triumph for All of Hawaii