Mauna Kea Series – Aliʻi Paul K. Neves on King Kamehameha Royal Order 1
They love us when we go along with what they want, but the minute the Hawaiian people say no to something, we are labeled protesters, anarchists...so we decided in 1996 to begin taking part in protecting/preserving Mauna Kea. We are Alii, and alii means servants or resource managers with a dab of holiness.
Mauna Kea Series – Laʻakea Sanborn on Kanaka Rangers
Kanaka rangers is modeled after a program in Australia where the indigenous peoples of those lands… the way that they saw fit… where you are getting the native indigenous people of those lands to take on kuleana of stewardship, also legislation and enforcement to those resources to belong to those people.
Saving our Sherwoods
We interview Ka’u Kalama-Ohelo and Ku’ike Kamakea-Ohelo on Save our Sherwoods. Their purpose is to protect and preserve the historical, cultural and... Read More
Kerry Ilima Long-Nā Leo Kakoʻo – Maunakea Media + Communications
From 2015 until now I’ve been continuing to organize students, train them on how to approach creating actions on campus, how to confront the university, how to confront President Lassner.
Kaimana Kawaha – ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi + Mele Hawaiʻi
Those mele lāhui are probably one of the most important things to hold onto because they connect us. Within those mele, they keep us conscious about what being part of the lāhui is like, they express how we feel about being in the lāhui. It’s very personal but very true to you as a kanaka.
History of Hoe Wa’a and Na Wahine o Ke Kai
Hoe wa’a or Hawaiian outrigger canoe paddling started well before the 1960’s. History tells us that King Kalakaua brought the sport back... Read More
Dr. Noenoe Wong-Wilson
I was the first wahine, the first woman that was asked to stand up, so they put their handcuff/strips on me and walked me to the vehicle. There was silence, but there were tears, there were tears of love. The policemen wept, and we wept, and all of the young people wept in silence. And we asked to do that, and give every kupuna their day.
Cree Language Revival
Tansi nitooteemuk. Greetings to all my Relations. I am a Cree grandmother and am honoured to hold Blood Memories from my great-grandfather... Read More
Chamorro Land and Sovereignty
Ned Pablo of Guåhan is an Indigenous Chamorro and grassroots activist from the Marianas Islands and this is his story about Chamorro... Read More
Beyond Imelda’s Shoes: Martial Law and Marcos’ Connections to Hawai’i
Romano Cortes Jorge is a journalist and owner of Strawberry Jams Music Studio. He has decades of experience as a newspaper and... Read More
Childhood Education and Trauma Informed Care from a Tongan Perspective
Natasha Hanisi nee Lemoto resides in Sydney, Australia and is a wife and mother of two sons. Born on Ngapui whenua in... Read More
Hula Circuits and Hawaiian Rooms: Looking at “Mainland” Hawaiians with Kapena Baptista
Kapena’s great grandmother was a kumu hula and ukulele singer. Kapena started researching his roots while at Harvard and produced his thesis... Read More
Conversation with Aulii Dudiot from the Keys Project
Sponsors: Kamehameha Schools Interviewer: Adam Keawe Manalo-Camp Description: http://keyproject.org/ (808) 239-5777 firstname.lastname@example.org Aulii Dudoit is the Executive Director at KEY Project. The... Read More
Connie Florez, Producer of films Ke Kulana He Mahu, Kumu Hina, and much more.
Connie Florez is an indigenous film producer and director. She was born in Fairfield California and now lives in Hilo. She has... Read More
Mana Wahine and Lua
Michelle began studying hula at the age of 3 and martial arts at 9. She is a first generation Senior Black Belt... Read More