Hawaii Independent Staff

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 »

Hrp downward trend needs reversing Right wing ruckus
  • Verbatim

HIRA leadership lashes out at state GOP chair (again) for failing to increase the number of elected Republicans in Hawaii. Read More »

Screen shot 2015-06-25 at 12.14.52 pm TMT construction on hold again
  • Verbatim

The state government discovered large boulders blocking the road to the TMT construction site which it is working on clearing today. Read More »

Tppslidec TPP opposition grows in Hawaii
  • News Report

Coalition of labor, environmental, Native Hawaiian, farmer, and social justice groups urges bold opposition to “fast tracking” the Trans-Pacific Partnership Read More »

Flags Senate dems push for foreign policy shifts
  • Verbatim

U.S. Senators Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), and Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) have released new, "forward-looking" foreign policy principles that they hope will do a better job guiding America in its role as a global leader in the 21st Century. Read More »