Results for Native Hawaiians

Add to feed Create your own feed


Since July, thousands of people on Hawaii's Big Island have blocked a road to prevent construction of a Thirty Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea, the tallest mountain in the world from peak to sea floor and a sacred site for Native Hawaiians.

tweet picture

#Hawaii consistently has one of the lowest voter turnouts in the country - Many Native Hawaiians don’t vote out of protest of the U.S. overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy. But now, they’re motivated by #MaunaKea  demonstrations to register for the first time @KITV4  @hehawaiiau 

"There are other places astronomy can exist. There's no place else for us." A community of resistance formed on the access road that leads to the summit of Mauna Kea, where Native Hawaiians are protesting the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope.

Makana Silva is Native Hawaiian physicist, says he believes #TMT  is a new way for Hawaiians to practice culture in a global way #MaunaKea  @KITV4 

On Saturday, @SmithsonianNMAI  broke ground on the #NativeAmericanVeterans  Memorial. When dedicated in Nov. 2020, it will be Washington's first national landmark honoring the military service of American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiians. #NNAVM 

tweet picture

Native Hawaiians are fighting to protect a dormant volcano they see as a place of worship. But astronomers and scientists value the spot

Hula dancing helped native Hawaiians lower their blood pressure

Thousands of demonstrators (who prefer the term kiaʻi, or protectors) have flocked to Hawaii this summer to block construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope, or TMT, on top of Mauna Kea. Native Hawaiians view Mauna Kea as sacred.


Most relevant

Hundreds of native Hawaiians are mobilizing against the construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope, drawing support from figures like Duane “The RockJohnson, Jason Momoa, Elizabeth Warren, and Tulsi Gabbard.

Here's why Native Hawaiians are outraged about Mark Zuckerberg's Kauai development.

In 1999, Judge Kavanaugh wrote an op-ed and amicus brief that disparaged the Native Hawaiian community. He wrongly asserts that Native Hawaiians are not an indigenous community. I won't let that stand. #StopKavanaugh 

Native Hawaiians view their island as an occupied country, not as a U.S. state.

Sen. Hirono called out Brett Kavanaugh’s blatant ignorance and racism toward Native Hawaiians

Zuckerberg "bought 700 acres of beachfront land in my home state of Hawaii. He built a wall around the property and then tried to force hundreds of Native Hawaiians to forfeit their gathering rights to the land by suing them."

Sen. Hirono called out Brett Kavanaugh’s blatant ignorance and racism toward Native Hawaiians

. came together to say that Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation would be dangerous to indigenous communities. Today, I broke down his long history of working to curtail the rights of Native Hawaiians, Alaska Natives, & American Indians.

The American people deserve to know the full extent of Brett Kavanaugh's lies regarding indigenous communities. That's why I made a motion to subpoena any additional records relating to his work on Native Hawaiians, Native Americans, and Alaska Natives. #WhatAreTheyHiding 

Last night, Judge Kavanaugh once again misstated the facts on Rice v Cayetano and the rights of Native Hawaiians. It's disturbing that any judge, much less a nominee to the Supreme Court, would manipulate the facts to reach his own political conclusions.