Trisha Kehaulani Watson

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Communities Need A Real Voice On Big Projects Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Communities Need A Real Voice On Big Projects

Projects may check all the required boxes and still fall short of addressing community concerns.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Time To Turn Marching Into Voting Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Time To Turn Marching Into Voting

A strong election turnout would make Hawaiians, some of whom now abstain from voting, a more powerful political force than they have been in decades.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Hawaii’s ‘No Make Waves’ Culture Is Fading Ronit Fahl/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Hawaii’s ‘No Make Waves’ Culture Is Fading

Simmering below the surface in what’s sometimes called the “happiest state in America” is a feeling that government no longer listens to the people.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Bracing For The Fiercer Storms To Come Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Bracing For The Fiercer Storms To Come

There are growing concerns about how climate change is impacting Hawaii’s ability to withstand hurricanes and other severe weather.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: A Hawaiian Revolution Emerges Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: A Hawaiian Revolution Emerges

Today we know our language; we know our culture; we know our rights; and we know what is best for these islands.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Seeking Long-Delayed Justice On Mauna Kea Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

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

The TMT protests are not about science or a telescope. It’s about the needs of Native Hawaiians being disregarded for 125 years.

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

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

It used to be that people would ask permission to take fruit from trees they had not cared for.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Bikini Atoll Beer Is An Offensive Misappropriation Of Culture Screenshot: Manhattan Project Beer Co.

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

Sadly, Manhattan Project Beer Co. is only the latest in a string of companies that have wrongly taken cultural identity for their own profit.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: It Took A Crisis To Bring Hawaiians Back Together Cory Lum/Civil Beat

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

What’s happening at Mauna Kea is a form of nation-building, and its value supersedes whatever the Thirty Meter Telescope could accomplish.