Hawaii Independent Staff

Img 7968 Women activists visit Hawaiʻi Island, draw connections between militarized Pacific places
  • News Report

Pōhakuloa, like other important places across the Asia-Pacific region, is home to a military base with live fire training. Read More »

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  • Verbatim

“Building a Hawaiʻi for Our Children” Read More »

Fnbvcerdrfxkjzk-1600x900-nopad Almost 19 thousand signatories tell A&B to save Manoa monkeypod trees
  • News Report

The land developer had planned on cutting down the iconic trees to make way for more parking at Manoa Marketplace. Read More »

Construction-worker-concrete-hummer-vibrator-38600 13 ways the Trump-GOP tax plan will hurt working people
  • Analysis

According to tax experts, the proposed legislation will benefit the wealthiest Americans—like President Donald Trump, his cabinet and members of Congress—at the expense of working families with children. Read More »

Larry king-7 A Thanksgiving guide to indigenous justice
  • Explainer

Resources for important holiday discussions with family and loved ones about race and justice Read More »

Womenschoicergb-2 Kauai doctor, ACLU, sue over federal restrictions on abortion medication
  • News Report

Lawsuit challenges medically unjustified FDA restrictions that push abortion medication out of reach of those who need it most. Read More »

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  • Announcement

The House of Representatives today adopted a resolution formalizing new committee assignments Read More »

Kauaʻi hui sues Syngenta, DLNR to protect Kekaha crown lands
  • Press Release
Missile launch from pacific missile range Rather than keep us safe, U.S. militarism puts Hawaiʻi in the crosshairs
  • Opinion

The very security forces stationed here, ostensibly, to protect Hawaiʻi from potential aggression across the dateline are, in fact, the reason we are still a target for nuclear strike. Read More »

Img 6403 1500  large Abigail Kawananakoa v. Kamanao Crabbe
  • News Report

The lawsuit alleges that CEO Crabbe's contract with OHA was signed by then-chair Bob Lindsey without approval from the rest of the OHA board, in violation of statute and OHA’s bylaws. Read More »