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Hawaiians Notice a Legal Crack in the System

Hawaiians Notice a Legal Crack in the System

It is 2009. I sit in an air-conditioned courtroom in Hilo, Hawaii watching “Rocky” Awai who stands nervously moving from just outside the bar and in about two feet. The bar is the half-wall that separates the public from the proceedings and signifies the jurisdiction of the court. Dressed in army fatigues and slippers,...
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Papa Mu Art Gallery Features Native Hawaiian Artist Terri Lei Napeahi

Papa Mu Art Gallery Features Native Hawaiian Artist Terri Lei Napeahi

Positive role model and cultural wayfinder Terri Lei Napeahi (born 1961) has her year-old Papa Mu Art Gallery comprised of treasures by nearly 60 Native Hawaiian creators astride Hilo’s Prince Kuhio Plaza Center Court. Distinctly, Terri has no funding from OHA or Alu Like, but instead is self-made and self-determined as our audaciously remarkable solitary...
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