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Saturday, May 12, 2018
HRS 171-93: Law Allows Swap of Lava-Covered Lots for State Property in Zone 3
By Andrew Walden @ 9:57 PM :: 15570 Views :: Hawaii County , Ethics, Hawaii History, Land Use

...After the 1960 Tsunami, homeowners in the destroyed Shinmachi area of Hilo bayfront were given fee-simple lots on newly subdivided state land in Waiakea Uka.  Shinmachi is now the site of the Hilo Bayfront Park....

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Wednesday, May 09, 2018
Hawaii Constitutional Convention--The Basics
By Video @ 7:23 PM :: 516 Views :: Hawaii History, Hawaii State Government

...basic questions that will elucidate the nature of the institution....

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Monday, April 30, 2018
Con-Con: The People v. Hawaii Supreme Court
By Selected News Articles @ 3:29 PM :: 945 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Hawaii State Government, Office of Elections

...The Court’s 1997 ruling on the majority required to call a state constitutional convention was a travesty of justice....

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Saturday, March 31, 2018
The Biggest Fruit Ever Grown in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 12:36 AM :: 9923 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

Henry Opukahai'a was an orphan raised by his uncle to be a pagan priest....

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018
Hawaii Housing Authority v. Midkiff: 34 Years Later
By Robert Thomas @ 7:14 PM :: 986 Views :: Hawaii History, Land Use

...the 34th anniversary of the SCOTUS oral arguments in Hawaii Housing Authority v. Midkiff....

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Monday, March 26, 2018
Prince Kuhio’s Fight to Americanize Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 AM :: 12131 Views :: DHHL, Agriculture, Hawaii History, Land Use

...the homestead associations he championed in his first decade of service were multi-ethnic groups seeking the fee-simple ownership of land promised in the Hawaii Organic Act....

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Monday, March 12, 2018
The last time Congress created a new state
By Selected News Articles @ 4:20 PM :: 941 Views :: Hawaii History

...On March 19, 1959, Congress approved Hawaii for admission to the union as the 50th state....

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Saturday, March 10, 2018
Auditor: Ten Years Later, Hawaii's Forgotten 2050 Sustainability Plan
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 2:27 AM :: 1322 Views :: Environment, Hawaii History

...This report found that through the course of the past ten years, the Hawaii 2050 Sustainability Plan was disregarded....

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
NATO Loophole: Attack On Hawaii Not Covered By Treaty
By Selected News Articles @ 8:59 AM :: 1368 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

...Hawaii is in the North Pacific, not the North Atlantic....

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Saturday, February 17, 2018
Homosexual Child Molestation: KSBE Outlines Terms of $80M Settlement
By News Release @ 1:25 AM :: 2177 Views :: Education K-12, Ethics, Family, Hawaii History, Health Care

...A tentative settlement between Kamehameha Schools and the survivors of Dr. Browne’s abuse has been reached....

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Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Freddy Rice: Hawaiian Patriot?
By Video @ 6:13 PM :: 1912 Views :: Akaka Bill, Hawaii History, OHA

...Freddy Called Himself Hawaiian & Had Reasons For Suing To Vote In OHA Elections That Were Unlike What You May Have Heard....

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
‘Onipa‘a Kākou: OHA Trustee Keli‘i Akina on Native Hawaiian Resilience and Finding Unity in Diversity
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 4:22 AM :: 2086 Views :: Hawaii History, OHA

...The main thing is that we all ‘E Hana Kākou,’ that is, work together to build a bright future for Hawaiians and all people.”....

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Monday, January 15, 2018
MLK and the Aloha Spirit
By Brett Kulbis @ 8:56 PM :: 1561 Views :: Hawaii History

...He was also inspired by our “Aloha Spirit” after his first visit to Hawaii in 1959....

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Monday, January 15, 2018
MLK Day: Overcome stereotype of Native Hawaiians as a monolithic group that opposes all that is American
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 8:46 PM :: 1305 Views :: Hawaii History, OHA

...This stereotype is clearly not the true picture....

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Sunday, January 14, 2018
1959: Martin Luther King Jr Salutes Hawaii Statehood
By Selected News Articles @ 11:00 AM :: 18583 Views :: Hawaii History

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Sunday, January 14, 2018
Hawaii Family Forum Celebrates 20 Year Anniversary
By Hawaii Family Forum @ 10:38 AM :: 1320 Views :: Family, Hawaii History, Life

...On January 15, 1998, Hawaii Family Forum was incorporated....

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Saturday, January 13, 2018
Why Freddy Rice Went to Court
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 12:26 AM :: 3445 Views :: Hawaii County , Akaka Bill, Hawaii History, OHA

...Hawaii Island rancher Freddy Rice passed away on Jan. 5, 2018....

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Tuesday, January 02, 2018
Gabbard Political Career Begins in Cult School
By Selected News Articles @ 9:30 PM :: 3108 Views :: Hawaii History, Politicians, Religion

...“What you’ve got to do is get one of these kids to run for office,” Butler said....

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Sunday, December 24, 2017
How Christmas Came to Hawaii
By Hoku Paoa Stevenson @ 3:00 PM :: 18949 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

As presented by Hoku Paoa Stevenson at the Summer Palace....

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Wednesday, December 13, 2017
200th Anniversary of Henry ‘Opukaha‘ia
By News Release @ 6:35 PM :: 2594 Views :: Hawaii History

...The event is free and open to the public....

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Thursday, December 07, 2017
Forgotten Honouliuli: Jack Burns, Police Spy
By Andrew Walden @ 12:01 AM :: 13434 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii History, Military, Police

“It was (his) work as as head of the HPD’s Espionage Bureau that lay the foundation for Burns’ later political success in Hawaii.”  

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Friday, November 10, 2017
Queen Sues: Feds Took Our Crown Lands
By Robert Thomas @ 11:38 PM :: 2544 Views :: Hawaii History

...after she was deposed, and after Hawaii became a U.S. territory, the former queen sued the United States in what was then the U.S. Claims Court....

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Tuesday, October 03, 2017
Open Access for Broken Trust Book
By News Release @ 12:30 AM :: 2075 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History, Higher Education

Thanks to support from University of Hawaii Press and Kamehameha Schools, the public now has free access to the bestselling book Broken Trust: Greed, Mismanagement & Political Manipulation at America’s Largest Charitable Trust....

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Inouye congressional papers available to the public
By Selected News Articles @ 3:45 AM :: 1883 Views :: Hawaii History, Higher Education, Politicians

...The library recently finished cataloging and digitizing 1,400 boxes of materials it received in 2014. ...

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Monday, August 21, 2017
What Does it Take to be Expelled from Manoa Mosque?
By Selected News Articles @ 9:55 PM :: 2306 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

...it has not been easy going for Saleem Ahmed....

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Friday, August 18, 2017
Honolulu Republicans: Happy Statehood Day!
By Brett Kulbis @ 3:47 PM :: 1122 Views :: Hawaii History

...on August 21, 1959 President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a proclamation making Hawaii the 50th state....

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Friday, August 18, 2017
Hawaii Statehood: Tiny 1959 opposition was anti-Japanese, not anti-American
By Andrew Walden @ 5:46 AM :: 29136 Views :: Hawaii History

... Opponents of Statehood were landed aristocracy fearful of being ruled by their employees....

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Broken Trust Published 20 Years Ago
By News Release @ 1:35 AM :: 1602 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History

The essay titled “Broken Trust”, published on August 9, 1997 by the Honolulu Star Bulletin, reported widespread corruption involving Bishop Estate....

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Saturday, August 12, 2017
It was 119 years ago today: Hawaii Becomes US Territory
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 4360 Views :: Hawaii History

On August 12, 1898, the United States and Spain reached a cease-fire agreement in its brief conflict over Cuba and the Philippines....

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Sunday, August 06, 2017
This Day in History: Truman Announces Hiroshima Bombing
By Selected News Articles @ 12:01 AM :: 34913 Views :: Hawaii History, Military

August 6 and 9 have been made into International Days of Anti-American historical revisionism.  So here is a look at reality as seen from first-hand sources instead of whining activists.

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Tuesday, August 01, 2017
1853 Hawaiian Mission to Marquesan Cannibals
By Selected News Articles @ 4:30 AM :: 3515 Views :: Hawaii History, Religion

At the Marquesas Islands, Herman Melville and his friend jumped ship....

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Friday, July 07, 2017
July 7, 1935: Moscow orders first Communists to Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 10:29 AM :: 20576 Views :: Democratic Party, Hawaii History, Labor

When the USSR collapsed in 1991, long-secret archives of the Communist International were thrown open to western researchers for the first time.  Many previously unknown details of communist history have been revealed--including the 1935 Comintern orders directing Communists to begin work in Hawaii.

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Friday, July 07, 2017
Hawaii became a U.S. Territory July 7, 1898
By Selected News Articles @ 7:18 AM :: 3765 Views :: Hawaii History

When Hawaii became the 50th U.S. State in 1959, the historic occasion was marked by ceremonies within the sanctuary walls of the Kawaiaha‘o Church .... 

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Tuesday, July 04, 2017
The 1840 Hawaiian Constitution and the Fourth of July
By Grassroot Institute @ 12:02 AM :: 5276 Views :: Hawaii History

In 1840 the Kingdom of Hawaii adopted a constitution with strong parallels to the Constitution of the United States....

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Tuesday, July 04, 2017
The Verified Complaint In Equity: The Declaration Of Independence
By Robert Thomas @ 12:01 AM :: 7950 Views :: National News, Hawaii History

...the structure and style of the Declaration follows a form familiar to most modern lawyers: a complaint initiating a lawsuit....

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017
June 14, 1900: The Abolition of Slavery in Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 11:20 PM :: 20611 Views :: Hawaii History, Labor

Hawaii was the last place in the US to abolish indentured servitude....

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Sunday, June 11, 2017
Kamehameha: The Founding of the Hawaiian Kingdom
By Selected News Articles @ 12:39 AM :: 8750 Views :: Hawaii History

Today is Kamehameha Day in Hawaii....

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Friday, April 21, 2017
The day when America moved toward becoming a global power
By Selected News Articles @ 4:17 PM :: 2606 Views :: Hawaii History

On April 21, 1898, Spain broke off diplomatic relations with the United States....

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Saturday, March 18, 2017
March 18, 1959: Eisenhower Signs Hawaii Statehood Bill
By Selected News Articles @ 11:09 PM :: 2924 Views :: Hawaii History

...Democrats from southern states expressed concern over incorporating Hawaii’s predominantly non-white population into the Union....

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Friday, March 17, 2017
Hawaiian biodiversity declining millions of years--Before Humans Arrived
By News Release @ 8:28 PM :: 2264 Views :: Environment, Hawaii History

... but, but, but--How can we make the humans feel guilty now? ....

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Saturday, March 11, 2017
A Short History of Islam in Hawaii
By Andrew Walden @ 2:00 AM :: 8571 Views :: Hawaii History, Military, Religion

On the trail to Hawaii Islam Day: Saudi money, Libyan assassins, Palestinian Jihad, London bombers, Malaysian sodomy, and laughing Islamists....

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Scottish Nationalists Demand Ige Return Falls of Clyde
By News Release @ 9:21 PM :: 2324 Views :: Hawaii History

SNP MP Alison Thewliss has written to the US Governor, David Ige, pleading that authorities in Honolulu don’t sink or destroy the Falls of Clyde ship....

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017
HDOT Sets Public Meeting on Use of OR&L Right of Way
By News Release @ 2:32 PM :: 1865 Views :: Hawaii History, Rail

...the OR&L ROW, a 40-foot wide stretch from Central Waipahu to Piliokahe Gulch in Nanakuli, owned by HDOT....

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Sunday, December 18, 2016
Hawaii Retroactive Tax Hikes Every Year
By Tom Yamachika @ 4:01 AM :: 2230 Views :: Hawaii History, Taxes

People get viscerally upset when you tell them they need to follow a rule they didn't know and couldn't have known....

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Friday, December 09, 2016
We are Voyagers
By Joni Kamiya @ 1:57 PM :: 3029 Views :: Agriculture, Hawaii History, GMOs

...Getting astray on hobby activism that really doesn’t solve an issue won’t guide a people forward....

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Ancient Astronomy in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 4:13 AM :: 2831 Views :: Education K-12, Hawaii History, OHA

There were two important tasks that drew on ancient Hawaiians’ understanding of space and time....

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Sunday, September 25, 2016
Survey: Spanish People in Hawaii Among ‘Most Integrated’
By News Release @ 9:21 PM :: 2309 Views :: Hawaii History, Hawaii Statistics

"...Full integration into U.S. society and economy generally takes more than one generation...."

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Friday, August 19, 2016
Statehood Backed by Silent Majority of Hawaiians
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 2:18 PM :: 2073 Views :: Hawaii History

...I am proud that Hawaii is a state of the union....

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Monday, July 25, 2016
Bishop Museum: ‘Fears that some pieces might have disappeared’
By Selected News Articles @ 3:46 AM :: 4124 Views :: Ethics, Hawaii History

...researchers claim that much of the collection is inaccessible....

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Monday, June 27, 2016
Ige: Captive Insurance Shunts $1.26B to Local Bankers
By News Release @ 5:51 PM :: 2387 Views :: Hawaii History, Hawaii State Government

Since enabling legislation was enacted into law on May 29, 1986....

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