Honors

Our Kūpuna As Heroes

The women's and men's branches of the Hui Aloha ʻĀina (Hawaiian Patriotic League) gathered the signatures of our kūpuna to oppose annexation of Hawaii to the U.S.  Their good work stopped the annexation treaty.

[Read "Strangling Hands Upon A Nations Throat"]

[Emma ʻAʻima Aiʻi - Nāwahī]

[Joseph 'Iokepa" Nāwahī]

Kūʻē Petition Continues is how you can connect to the heroes - those supporters of Queen and country who successfully opposed the annexation of Hawaiʻi to the United States in 1897.

The Hawaiian Kingdom Continues  -- The Kūʻē Petition Continues

Kūʻē Petition Continues is a live, in-person, interactive experience. You can now search for ancestors, amoungst the 20,000+ signatures who signed the 1897 Petition Against Annexation using our alphabetized database.

Come find them, and join them by signing with them.

Supports

Queen And Country

U.S. Commits "Acts of War" Against Hawaiian Kingdom

Queen Liliʻuokalani directed the aloha ʻaina to sign their names on the Great Petition opposing annexation of Hawaiʻi to the U.S.  The Queen and makaʻainana prevailed!

[Hawaii's Story by Hawaii's Queen by Liliuokalani, Queen of Hawaii (1838-1917). Boston: Lee and Shepard, 1898. ]

[The 2017 Centennial Commemoration]

Reveals

The Truth Of History

The 1897 Petition by the Hawaiian Patriotic League stands as evidence that the native Hawaiian people objected to annexation, but because the interests of the businessmen won out, over the coming decades most historians who wrote the history of Hawaii emphasized events as told by the Provisional Government . . . READ THE FULL ARTICLE HERE.

Why Kūʻē Petition Continues Matters

(BIVN -- August 21, 2018) –  HAWAII ISLAND - Puna's councilwoman Jen Ruggles made a statement during a committee meeting on Tuesday, expressing concern that she may be incurring criminal liability under federal law and international law. Hawai‘i County Councilwoman Jen Ruggles surprised her fellow councilmembers Tuesday, when she announced before a committee hearing that she “will be refraining from participating in the proposing and enacting of legislation” until county lawyers are able to assure her that she “is not incurring criminal liability under international humanitarian law and U.S. law.         
READ MORE...GOTO: http://www.bigislandvideonews.com/ AND http://hawaiiankingdom.org/blog/