Yearly Archives: 2016

Hawai’i Days, Hawai’i Nights.

During the five Winter and Spring months when we are not home on our Island, it is pretty darned obvious how we fill our days.  We drive through snow, ice, and sometimes sunshine to the disparate locales where we’ve been … Continue reading

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Hands in the Red Dirt: The Heart of Ka ‘Aina.

For those of our friends and supporters who have followed ‘Iokepa Hanalei ‘Imaikalani and my journey  – our Return Voyage to cultural and personal authenticity – there is  really no need for background here.  But I always anticipate new readers, … Continue reading

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Save Hawai’i From Ourselves

As a matter of fact, as a matter of principle, as a matter of Native Hawaiian cultural authenticity – ‘Iokepa Hanalei ‘Imaikalani does not point fingers. Better to assume responsibility than to blame As a matter of fact, as a … Continue reading

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The Native Hawaiian Nation Reborn?

Preamble to the Constitution of the Native Hawaiian Nation “We, the indigenous peoples of Hawai’i, descendants of our ancestral lands from time immemorial, share a common national identity, culture, language, traditions, history, and ancestry.  We are a people who aloha … Continue reading

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Inette’s Revealing Podcast.

It had been a few years since I last submitted to an in-depth interview.  But just a few days ago, Art Gutch,  publisher of The Infinity Group, asked me to take part in his exciting new Authors’ Podcast.  Because, I … Continue reading

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Bernie…Hillary….and More.

Okay, so my husband is very carefully non-political.  He argues that his people were “never politicians” and when they were drawn, against their nature, into that arena, they were sorely used and abused.  That continues still. Instead, ‘Iokepa Hanalei ‘Imaikalani’s … Continue reading

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A Musical Tribute to Dynamic Women Everywhere.

A version of this post has sat dormant in this computer (actually in its Toshiba predecessor) for seven years.  That may be a single record for this writer’s patience. And so this story began eight years ago.  For all of … Continue reading

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Another Voice Joins the Conversation

Never before have I been moved to do this.  In the past, when a comment was too long for this space, I simply shortened it.  But this time, the letter is so profoundly important – such a genuine affirmation of … Continue reading

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