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Hawaii’s Instaweek: Native Hawaiian Issues, Waikiki Growth and Mardi Gras

Hawaii’s Instaweek: Native Hawaiian Issues, Waikiki Growth and Mardi Gras

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Hawaii Monitor: Is Part of the Sovereignty Debate Just a Matter of Faith? Civil Beat

Hawaii Monitor: Is Part of the Sovereignty Debate Just a Matter of Faith?

The argument over the islands' incorporation into the U.S. continues.
‘I Don’t Want to Translate’: Rep. Hanohano’s Use of Hawaiian Leads to Tension on House Floor

‘I Don’t Want to Translate’: Rep. Hanohano’s Use of Hawaiian Leads to Tension on House Floor

The Native Hawaiian representative has been under fire from critics who say she made racist remarks.
Native Hawaiian Lobbying Is Paying Dividends at Hawaii’s Legislature

Native Hawaiian Lobbying Is Paying Dividends at Hawaii’s Legislature

A flurry of bills move forward related to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs, Hawaiian-language education and more.
Hawaii Monitor: Some Laughable Royalty Claims

Hawaii Monitor: Some Laughable Royalty Claims

What do Monty Python's King Arthur and the Wannabe Royals in the islands have in common? More than you think.
Denby Fawcett: 13 Security Breaches in 7 years at Unprotected Iolani Palace

Denby Fawcett: 13 Security Breaches in 7 years at Unprotected Iolani Palace

Why do we accept such disrespect of Hawaii's royal palace?
School Board Approves Long-Awaited Overhaul to Hawaiian Education PF Bentley/Civil Beat

School Board Approves Long-Awaited Overhaul to Hawaiian Education

The board adopted changes to two key policies, including one that governs Hawaiian immersion schools.
Hawaii Monitor: Bill Would Expand Secrecy of DHHL Leases

Hawaii Monitor: Bill Would Expand Secrecy of DHHL Leases

But Senate chair Clayton Hee says: "This is a public trust, public land, public leases."

Hawaii to Host Symposium on Indigenous Language Revitalization

Three decades ago, less than 50 children spoke Hawaiian, experts say. Today, Hilo alone is home to the highest…

Waihee Advocates for Native Hawaiian Roll Commission Process

Our media partner KITV has this report in which Lara Yamada interviews former Gov. John Waihee,…
New Head of Cultural Preservation in Hawaii Pledges Transparency

New Head of Cultural Preservation in Hawaii Pledges Transparency

The former director of Navajo Nation is known for his calm demeanor and extensive experience.

Want to Visit an Ancient Hawaiian Fish Pond? Now There’s An iPhone App

University of Hawaii uses high-tech to teach about ancient technology.
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