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Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Why Hawaii’s Best Future Is Female Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Why Hawaii’s Best Future Is Female

Women have been on the front lines of Hawaiian marches for decades. Now they are increasingly emerging as community leaders.

Peter Apo: How To Build A Virtual Hawaiian Nation Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Peter Apo: How To Build A Virtual Hawaiian Nation

There is a vast network of outstanding Hawaiian organizations. What’s missing is leadership.

A Local Hawaiian Studies Program Went Online And Its Popularity Soared On The Mainland Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

A Local Hawaiian Studies Program Went Online And Its Popularity Soared On The Mainland

The Windward Community College program’s success was largely due to Native Hawaiians eager for more connection with their homeland.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: The Passing Of Haunani-Kay Trask And The Uplifting Of A Nation UH Manoa photo/Kapulani Landgraf

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: The Passing Of Haunani-Kay Trask And The Uplifting Of A Nation

No scholar has had a more profound impact on the intellectual development of the Hawaiian community.

Schatz: Congress Needs To Stop ‘Ignoring The Needs Of Native People’ Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Schatz: Congress Needs To Stop ‘Ignoring The Needs Of Native People’

The Hawaii senator says Democrats have a unique opportunity to address centuries of racism, in part through funneling more resources to Indigenous communities.

Peter Apo: How A Violent Battle In 1819 Still Impacts Hawaii Today Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Peter Apo: How A Violent Battle In 1819 Still Impacts Hawaii Today

The transition to Christianity that happened after the battle of Kuamo‘o left Hawaiians completely vulnerable to colonialism.

A Potential Shakeup At OHA Is Clouding The Agency’s Budget Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

A Potential Shakeup At OHA Is Clouding The Agency’s Budget

The Office of Hawaiian Affairs wants to give out more money in grants to organizations while trimming its own spending.

Ewa Beach Land Transfer Could Clear Way For 400 Hawaiian Homesteads Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Ewa Beach Land Transfer Could Clear Way For 400 Hawaiian Homesteads

The 80 acres coming to the Hawaiian Homes Land Trust would be the first suitable for residential homes under a law Congress approved in 1995.

September 2021

Thursday, September 23

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Don’t Raise The Hawaiian Flag In The Name Of Rejecting Vaccines

Friday, September 17

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Why Hawaii’s Best Future Is Female

July 2021

Tuesday, July 20

Peter Apo: How To Build A Virtual Hawaiian Nation

Sunday, July 11

A Local Hawaiian Studies Program Went Online And Its Popularity Soared On The Mainland

Sunday, July 4

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: The Passing Of Haunani-Kay Trask And The Uplifting Of A Nation

Friday, July 2

Schatz: Congress Needs To Stop ‘Ignoring The Needs Of Native People’

June 2021

Sunday, June 27

Peter Apo: How A Violent Battle In 1819 Still Impacts Hawaii Today

Thursday, June 17

A Potential Shakeup At OHA Is Clouding The Agency’s Budget

Monday, June 14

Ewa Beach Land Transfer Could Clear Way For 400 Hawaiian Homesteads

Thursday, June 10

Peter Apo: How Should We Define Hawaiian In The 21st Century?

Monday, June 7

Broken Promise? Native Hawaiians’ Ongoing Feud With Bank of America

May 2021

Sunday, May 2

Kamehameha Schools Is Struggling To Replace An Outgoing Trustee

April 2021

Sunday, April 11

Crews Mourn The ‘Unreal’ Death Of One Of Hawaii’s Greatest Navigators

March 2021

Monday, March 29

Lawmakers Want New Group To Determine Future Of OHA Kakaako Makai

Sunday, March 21

Lee Cataluna: Kauai Welcomes Back Its King

Tuesday, March 16

Denby Fawcett: The Passing Of A Treasured Scholar

Wednesday, March 10

Brian Schatz: ‘Native Wisdom’ Needs To Be Part Of US Climate Policy

January 2021

Wednesday, January 27

Former OHA Finance Chief Sues Over Whistleblower Retaliation

Tuesday, January 26

Biden Raises Hopes For Native Hawaiians Seeking Federal Recognition

Sunday, January 24

OHA Says Better Data Is Needed To Tackle Problems Facing Native Hawaiians

This Brutal Maui Assault Prompts Hate Crime Charges — 7 Years Later