Pointing to the overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Jen Ruggles says functioning as a County Council member may violate U.S. and international laws.
Her former lawyer questions whether the heiress’ current legal team is acting in her best interests in the fight over her $215 million trust.
There are more than 1,000 trademarks using the term, raising broader questions about protecting Native Hawaiian intellectual property.
Waianae Coast cultural practitioners have long battled for the public’s right to visit parts of a military reservation.
Sam King has the most cash on hand in the Oahu race, while Rowena Akana has the most in the at-large contest.
None of the three incumbents — Lei Ahu Isa, Rowena Akana and John Waihee IV — reported spending any money this year and two are in debt.
In the race for money, Esther Kia‘aina and Sam Wilder King II are winning.