Trisha Kehaulani Watson

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: We Should Elect Leaders Who Can Actually Lead Us PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: We Should Elect Leaders Who Can Actually Lead Us

Hawaii sorely misses the type of leadership, political wisdom and courage that former Gov. John Burns exhibited.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: The Rise Of #KanakaTwitter Kuʻu Kauanoe/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: The Rise Of #KanakaTwitter

Social media is bolstering political activism and allowing Native Hawaiians to control their own narrative.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: The Stakes Are High For Hawaiians To Get Out The Vote Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: The Stakes Are High For Hawaiians To Get Out The Vote

Hawaiians should organize a mass voting effort by using the same social media networks that made movements over the past year so powerful.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Civic Consciousness Is A Grind Blaze Lovell/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Civic Consciousness Is A Grind

State lawmakers shouldn’t create a special commission to resolve Native Hawaiian issues if it’s just a poorly veiled cover for finding a solution for Mauna Kea.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: AG Steering Hawaii In Wrong Direction With TMT Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: AG Steering Hawaii In Wrong Direction With TMT

The state Attorney General’s latest action to subpoena a nonprofit’s bank records borders on a dangerous abuse of power.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Hawaiians Ready To Descend On Capitol Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Hawaiians Ready To Descend On Capitol

Thousands are expected to rally for the Legislature’s opening day with a strong push to get out the vote.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Hawaii Should Learn From Australia’s Wildfires Courtesy: Clay Trauernicht

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Hawaii Should Learn From Australia’s Wildfires

With climate change exacerbating wildfires in the islands, we need to come together as a community and take action now.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: No Reason For A Mauna Kea Showdown Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: No Reason For A Mauna Kea Showdown

The Thursday deadline set by law enforcement for protesters to leave the mountain or get arrested is unnecessary — and counterproductive.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Crime, Violence And Fear Undermine Our Island’s Resiliency Flickr.com/Tex Texin

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Crime, Violence And Fear Undermine Our Island’s Resiliency

This crime wave is not just a violation of law in the western sense, but a violation of the very tenets of Hawaii’s culture and community.