Tag Archives: Hawaiian Sovereignty

Lucky We Live Hawaii

We’re lucky we live Hawaii, must be the vog though ’cause we can’t see turtles and monk seals dying and we can’t hear Kanaka crying, and we don’t have a word to say when it’s independence day in this land … Continue reading

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The Queen Never Lost Her Crown

Monk Seals already have to sunbathe on plastic-covered beaches now and they might be displaced from their home in Molokai’s shore waters by another species of seal the deadliest the world has known far beyond merely invasive but sadly, it’s … Continue reading

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In The Sky

I. Helicopters buzz alongside lush-green sea cliffs through sacred valleys and over farmland, cutting through peace and quiet, cutting   through silence like knives chop, chop, chop, a reminder of missionaries sharpening their blades, chopping the islands like venison   … Continue reading

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