Set aside July 31 at 8AM to celebrate the Hawaiian Kingdom holiday of La Ho'iho'i Ea!
It is heartbreaking to witness Hawaiians forced to such extremes to advocate for basic human rights, to be heard and seen as equals in a world that too often values Hawaiian culture as a plastic tourist hotel luau commodity, while authentic cultural practice is denied and policed.
Kanaka Council successfully coordinated the protection of our Kupuna Iwi at Naue on the island of Kauai in August 2008. Members Palikapu Dedman, Kale Gumapac, Jimmy Medeiros, Rocky Jensen and Woody Vaspra led the way.
A Rally was held yesterday to support Kulana Huli Honua in their care of Ahu’ena Heiau, beginning at 4:00pm. The rally, Ke Alo Naue I Ka Honua (meaning The Presence that Moves the Earth) was attended by Hawaiian heavyweights Kale Gumapac of Hui Pa’a and the Kanaka Council, Palikapu...