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Hawaii: A Voice for Sovereignty (2012)

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The goal of Hawaii, a Voice for Sovereignty is to raise awareness of the issues that threaten the Hawaiians’ ancient and once-environmentally-sustainable culture. It is an epic documentary about Hawaiian spirituality and the people’s close connection to the land. It focuses on the complicated social, economic and ecological issues that have arisen in Hawaii since the overthrow of Queen Liliuokalani by the United States in 1893.

For Hawaiians, sovereignty is the legal, political and moral right to live on and care for the land; build and grow a sustainable economy; protect natural resources; practice spiritual and cultural traditions; honor their ancestral past; and care for family and community. The film is in the voice of native Hawaiian people who address the issues they continue to face in their long struggle to regain sovereignty over their rights and the native lands lost after the U.S. businessmen and military overthrew the Kingdom of Hawaii.

Catherine Bauknight

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Maidenhair, posted on October 21, 2015

Absolutely a beautiful an utmost honesty having these feeling going back to the 1960's when The US claimed to place on the map Hawaii I knew then it was No celebration they were taking it from the True Hawaiians then as they spoke you cannot keep placing cement in place of the dirt to grow vegetation building for the Greed of the entire Planet (known as the Cabal)
This film had me in Tears for supreme power or authority that they do on this entire Planet
"how can we hope to wrest sovereignty away from the oligarchy and back to the people?" we shall prevail but until then We all must stand together and rise above this ..

Melody W, posted on March 24, 2014

I had no idea. This was a very important message. My heart goes out to the Hawaiian people. I have been wanting to visit Hawaii which is why I chose to watch this. Out of respect, I feel to leave it alone now to heal. I say Aloha (Namaste) and don't say "What happened?".

be29464, posted on January 3, 2014

It is my dream to visit Hawaii. It is a sacred healing place. You should have your Sovereignty. Maybe Our President will grant you your land back. Unfortunately, we have the same problem on the main land as you do there. Big Business have taken over the country. We all need to work for them because they've closed small business and we all need to eat. We make just enough to pay our bills and work a lot. The landscape is overdrawn with fast food places, Walmart and so on. Where there was once nature, there is now concrete and strip malls. When I dream of Hawaii, it my escape...to one of the last isolated and mesmerizing places on the planet... Beautiful Hawaii.. hope to see you soon.

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