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Stopped the Bombing 30th Anniversary Kahoʻolawe Aloha ʻĀina

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On October 22, 1990, President George H.W. Bush ordered the Secretary of Defense to stop bombing Kahoʻolawe. First generation oral histories on the Aloha ʻĀina movement that mobilized thousands across the islands to stop the bombing of Kanaloa Kahoʻolawe, sparked a renaissance of Hawaiian culture, language, arts and sciences, and continues to protect sacred Hawaiian lands.

Public Program

Panel Speakers:

  • Kaulupono Luʻuwai (3rd Year, UHM, William S. Richardson School of Law)
  • KaipulaumakanioLono Baker (Graduate Student, UHM, Hawaiian Theater)

This event was in partnership with Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities, Protect Kahoʻolawe ʻOhana, DAWSON, and Hawaiʻi Public Radio.