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Feds to Hold Public Meetings on the U.S.-Native Hawaiian Relationship PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Feds to Hold Public Meetings on the U.S.-Native Hawaiian Relationship

UPDATED: State's congressional delegation hails "historic opportunity" regarding Native Hawaiian self-determination.
Hawaii and the War of Consciousness

Hawaii and the War of Consciousness

OHA might appear lost and divided, but that is due to an ongoing and charged struggle over Hawaiian history.
The Hawaiian Kingdom and Paying Taxes PF Bentley/Civil Beat

The Hawaiian Kingdom and Paying Taxes

The concept of sovereign status for Native Hawaiians raises a host of public finance questions.
OHA Grapples With Future of Hawaiian Nation-Building Effort PF Bentley/Civil Beat

OHA Grapples With Future of Hawaiian Nation-Building Effort

CEO recommends extending process and creating a separate roll for those Native Hawaiians who disagree with the current process.
Indigenous Knowledge Could Help in Times of Crisis PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Indigenous Knowledge Could Help in Times of Crisis

World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education allows native people to share stories and discuss common issues.
Is Hawaii a Nation or a State?

Is Hawaii a Nation or a State?

Office of Hawaiian Affairs CEO defends effort to determine whether Hawaiian Kingdom still exists under international law.

The People Should Be the Real Power Behind the Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Our elected leaders — including OHA trustees — must serve the best interests of those who elect them.

OHA CEO Forces Standoff Over Sovereignty

CEO letter to John Kerry has created an interesting threat to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.
More Than 130,000 Native Hawaiians Sign Up for Nation Building

More Than 130,000 Native Hawaiians Sign Up for Nation Building

The Native Hawaiian community may hold a constitutional convention as soon as this fall.

Denby Fawcett: A Hula Show Devoted to Early Hawaiians’ Love of News

The effort to put decades of Hawaiian newspaper articles online is the subject of a theater production.

Silencing Native Voices

Two centuries after the first foreign contact, efforts to control native lands emerge yet again.

Hawaii AG: DHHL Geothermal Revenue Must Go to Hawaiians

Hawaii Attorney General David Louie says that royalties from geothermal resource development on Hawaiian home lands must be…
Native Hawaiian Issues