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No Ka Lei Maile Ali‘i: He Aloha ‘Āina ‘Oia‘i‘o

By Tammy Haili‘ōpua Baker, Kaʻulakauikeaokea Krug, Kaipulaumakaniolono, and Lily Hiʻilani Kim-Dela Cruz Okimura on June 15, 2021

E ō e Hawai‘i nui Kuauli, ka moku o Keawe, E ō e Maui nui a Kama, nā hono a‘o Pi‘ilani, E ō e Kaho‘olawe, Kanaloa Moku, E ō e Lāna‘i o Ka‘ululā‘au, E ō e Moloka‘i nui a Hina, E ō e O‘ahu nui-a-Lua, Ka ‘ōnohi o nā kai ‘ewalu, E ō e Kamawaelualani, Kaua‘i …

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Puʻuhonua: A Closer Look at Kimi Howl Lee’s Kamaʻāina

By Lyz Soto on October 19, 2020

In July and August of 2020, we partnered with the Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival for a series of events that centered Kimi Howl Lee’s short film Kamaʻāina: Child of the Land. The events and resulting discussions were thoughtful and thought provoking, matching the tenor of the film and the intention of its director. It’s always …

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An “Elsewhere” We Call Home

By Tatiana Kalaniopua Young, PhD on July 31, 2020

Kamaʻāina: Child of the Land (2020), a short film by Kimi Howl Lee, centers on the story of a gender-queer teenage character named Mahina played by Malia Kamalani Soon. Mahina lives on the streets of Waiʻanae, a rural, mostly Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) and Pacific Islander community on the island of Oʻahu.  Throughout this document, …

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Try Think: Making Our Voices Count

By Lyz Soto on July 17, 2020

Friday, July 17th  3:00pm-4:15pm Register for this event via this Google form As adults, we are constantly asked to “use our voice” — fill out the census, cast our vote, participate in a protest, join the neighborhood board, or share our position on social media. Do we feel our voice matters? If not, how do we …

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‘Ōiwi: A Native Hawaiian Journal vol 5 Publication Day

By Rae Kuruhara on July 15, 2020

From ʻĀina Momona: Originally founded by Mahealani Dudoit and ku‘ualoha ho‘omanawanui to increase opportunities for ‘ōiwi voices to be published, ‘Ōiwi: A Native Hawaiian Journal has served as a highly regarded community journal for over 15 years. Inspired by the Maunakea movement, ku‘ualoha, who is a member of ‘Āina Momona’s Board of Directors and an …

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