Hawaii Independent Staff

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 »

Img 1180 banner People’s Congress to mobilize statewide grassroots advocacy
  • Announcement

The Hawaii People’s Congress, a coalition of organizations and individuals from across the islands working to end systemic barriers to justice in the islands, is holding its statewide convening this weekend in Honolulu. Read More »

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  • Link

How mainstream media tried and failed to whitewash Bernie Sanders’ Hawaii win More at ntrsctn »

Hawaiianflags  large  large Hawaiian leaders condemn Naʻi Aupuni ʻAha

Hawaiian community leaders are protesting the Naʻi Aupuni ʻAha today, and have issued a signed declaration rejecting the process and calling on other Hawaiians to do the same. Read More »

David ige ching confirmation web Governor Ige’s second state of the state
  • Verbatim

The governor lays out his intentions for this year: preserving ag land on Maui, revisiting the TMT project, moving the Oahu Correctional Facility to Halawa, houselessness and investing in technology among priorities. Read More »