Whose Pacific Century?

October 11, 2011
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Whose Pacific Century?

The lines in the sand have been drawn, let’s hope the wave of resistance can wash them away… Haven’t done a repost in a long time– but this sets the stage. If we do not voice our opposition, that line in the sand may very well be our prison.  This is the new Pacific...

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Hawai’i Statehood and the APEC investment regime

August 19, 2011
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Hawai’i Statehood and the APEC investment regime

Two years ago, in 2009, Hawai’i sovereignty rights and independence advocates made a public stand in opposition to Hawai’i Statehood. What Statehood represented was the forced or unwitting coercion of Hawaiians to accept statehood by the United States as the legitimate form of governance without receiving any understanding of what alternatives were afforded through...

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Making Waves- Victor Menotti from IFG

August 11, 2011
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Making Waves Video with Victor Menotti on APEC Hawaii 2011, Moana Nui, militarization, the U.N. Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, and Pacific economic opportunities, and fundamentals on trade and globalization. http://vimeo.com/27565235

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APEC views: Jon Osorio and Victor Menotti

August 9, 2011
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What You Haven’t Heard About APEC View on Olelo Net Manu Kai’ama moderates a discussion about APEC, Hawai’i, and the negative effects of globalization with Jon Osorio, Professor of Hawaiian History at the University of Hawai’i, Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies and Chair for Pua Mohala I Ka Po, and Victor Minotti, director of the...

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How APEC Harms

July 28, 2011
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How APEC Harms

How Does APEC Benefit or Harm Hawaii and other Pacific Islands? download pamphlet The impact of the APEC forum will provide Hawaii’s business and finance community with some economic gains, but it will do so at the expense of long-term environmental consequences while furthering economic disparities. Behind the friendly appearance of its website and...

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PLOP: Act 55–DLNR’s Public Land Optimization Plan

June 28, 2011
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Act 55–DLNR’s Public Land Optimization Plan: PLOP, Colonialism 4.0 Sneak-Attack Today, July 1st, 2011, Act 55 goes into effect in Hawaii, an act that gives the State of Hawaii, through the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR), a new for-profit entity directed by DLNR, the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT),...

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