There are 12 files, weighing 4.5 MiB with 19,139 hits in Audio.
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2010-01-15 Akaka Panel - Jere Krischel
» 2.2 MiB - 2,168 hits - January 18, 2010
Jere Krischel @ GRIH panel on the Akaka Bill, 1/15/2010
2010-01-15 Akaka Panel - Leon Siu
» 2.3 MiB - 1,122 hits - January 18, 2010
Leon Siu @ GRIH panel on the Akaka Bill, 1/15/2010
He Hawaii au - Colorblind OHA - MP3
» unknown - 1,573 hits - February 21, 2009
OHA programs could be much more valuable if they didn't discriminate by race. The Akaka Bill and current OHA programs violate the 14th Amendment by not treating all people equally under the law.
He Hawaii au - Hanai - MP3
» unknown - 1,541 hits - February 21, 2009
Kamakakehau Fernandez is African-American by blood, born in Arkansas, adopted into a Hawaiian family on Maui. He grew up speaking Hawaiian and is a talented performer of Hawaiian language music. But according to the Akaka Bill he is not considered Hawaiian.
He Hawaii au - Hawaiian enough? - MP3
» unknown - 1,478 hits - February 21, 2009
Under the Akaka Bill a committee will decide who can be called Hawaiian. Hawaiian Homelands requires 50% native blood quantum to get a lease. But even a full-blooded descendant of Kamehameha The Great could be thrown out of the tribe.
He Hawaii au - Indigenous - MP3
» unknown - 1,460 hits - February 21, 2009
Hawaii's society has grown and changed over the centuries. The multiracial Kingdom declared in its first Constitution of 1840 that we are all of one blood. Today hundreds of thousands of people with no native blood, born and raised here for several generations, have Hawaii as their only indigenous homeland.
He Hawaii au - Keoni 'Olohana - MP3
» unknown - 2,022 hits - February 21, 2009
Keoni 'Olohana was Kamehameha The Great's closest military advisor. Kamehameha made him Governor of Hawaii Island. His son Keoni Ana was Kuhina Nui (second in command) to Kamehameha III. 'Olohana's granddaughter was Queen Emma. His burial place in the Royal Mausoleum is guarded with sacred kapu sticks. Yet the Akaka Bill says he is not Hawaiian.
He Hawaii au - Mr. President - MP3
» unknown - 1,344 hits - February 21, 2009
Mr. President, the Akaka bill separates us by race. Please move us away from division and toward conciliation. Help us be one America and insist that we should all live under one law.
He Hawaii au - New government - MP3
» unknown - 1,494 hits - February 21, 2009
The Akaka Bill would create a new government not accountable to the general population of Hawaii, that would redistribute Hawaii's resources and political power according to race. These racially defined privileges would be extended to tens of thousands of people who do not live Hawaii and may never have even visited our Islands.
He Hawaii au - Not enough (1) - MP3
» unknown - 1,985 hits - February 21, 2009
Father Damien volunteered to live with and minister to victims of leprosy in Kalaupapa, Moloka'i, knowing he would catch the disease and die. He will be named a saint in Fall 2009. Nearly all those he helped were Hawaiian natives. Yet the Akaka Bill would refuse to recognize him as Hawaiian solely because of his race.
He Hawaii au - Not enough (2) - MP3
» unknown - 1,473 hits - February 21, 2009
Mau Piailug is the Micronesian who taught today's Hawaiians the long-forgotten skill of how to navigate voyaging canoes using the stars and natural environment, as their ancestors did when first settling Hawaii. But according to the Akaka Bill Mau Piailug and other Micronesians would not merit equal treatment under the law in Hawaii.
He Hawaii au - The next haole - MP3
» unknown - 1,479 hits - February 21, 2009
Portuguese, Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Native Hawaiian, European. We all built the Kingdom of Hawai’i and the State of Hawai’i. But things will change when the Akaka Bill tells us who is really "Hawaiian," and decides, simply by race, who can call Hawaii their homeland, and who cannot.