Kanaʻiolowalu Launches Online Registry for Native Hawaiians

In a July 21, 2012, ceremony filled with a spirit of hope, the Native Hawaiian Roll Commission (NHRC) began its public effort to reinvigorate the building of a sovereign Hawaiian nation. Kana’iolowalu is a year-long effort to create a base roll of Native Hawaiians – a registry of individuals who will then be eligible to…

Filipina American Selected as Chief Justice of Calif. Supreme Court

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger today announced the Honorable Tani Cantil-Sakauye as his choice for chief justice of the California Supreme Court. “Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye has a distinguished history of public service and understands that the role of a justice is not to create law, but to independently and fairly interpret and administer the law,” said Governor…

‘Ninoy Aquino and the Rise of People Power’ Film to Screen at SFIAAFF

The 2010 San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival presents NINOY AQUINO AND THE RISE OF PEOPLE POWER, a film by Tom Coffman, one of Hawai’i’s leading filmmakers. The film will show at Sundance Kabuki Cinemas on Saturday, March 13, at 4:30 p.m. and at VIZ Cinema, 1746 Post St., on Wednesday, March 17, at…