A Few Notable Signers of the Petition Supporting OHA CEO Kamanaʻopono Crabbe

On May 5th, 2014, Office of Hawaiian Affairs CEO, Dr. Kamanaʻopono Crabbe, sent a letter to US Secretary of State John Kerry asking for “advice” on OHA’s possible breaches of international law given the evidence for the continued existence of the Hawaiian Kingdom. As of May 11th, the petition had a little over 1000 signatures. Here are just a few notable signatories whose names I feel comfortable posting (being a public list and being that I know these people either personally or by reputation):

Dr. Kawika Liu,esq. CA

Dr. Eiko Kosasa, HI

Dr. Leilani Basham, HI – Professor, UH West Oʻahu

Dr. Cristina Bacchilega, HI – Professor, English, UH Mānoa (UHM)
Mr. Arnie Saiki, HI – convenor, Moana Nui conference
Dr. Candace Fujikane, HI – professor, English, UHM
Dr. Ronald Williams Jr., HI
Mr. Alapaki Nahale-a, HI – former head of DHHL
Dr. Baron Ching
Mr. Keao NeSmith, HI
Mr. Walter Ritte – Community Leader/ Practitioner Molokai
Dr. Ty Kawika Tengan, HI – Professor, Anthro and Ethnic Studies, UHM
Mr. David Käwika Eyre, HI – former Hawaiian lang teacher, Kamehameha (KSK)
Dr. Sydney Iaukea, HI
Mr. Richard Hamasaki, HI – poet, teacher, English KSK
Ms. Terrilee Kekoolani, HI
Dr. Dean Saranillio, NY – Professor, NYU
Mr. Aaron Sala, HI – Professor, music UHM
Mr. Keoni Agard, HI
Ms. Marti Townsend, HI – Exec. Dir. The Outdoor Circle
Mrs. Monica A. Ka’imipono Kaiwi Kahumoku, HI – KSK
Keola Chan Exec. Dir. Aha Kane
Jamaica Osorio, Poet
Dr. Mehana Blaich-Vaughn Assistant Prof NREM UHM
Dr. Kekeha Solis Assistant Prof Hawn Langauge UHM
Dr. Kalamaokaaina Niheu
Dr. Ku Kahakalau, Educator
Keola Beamer, Musician
Dr. Diane Paloma
Dr. Kealii Pang USFWS
Alohalani Brown, Acting Assistant Prof Religion UHM
Dr. Kalani Makekau-Whittaker Hawaiian Langauge
Dr. Kerri Inglis, Associate Prof History UHH
Dr. Lia Keawe  
Dexter Kaiama, esq.
Kekailoa Perry, esq., Professor, Hawaiian Studies UHM
Keeaumoku Kapu, Community Leader/Practitioner, Maui
Dr. Jaime Miller Queen Liliuokalani Childrens Center
Kalei Nuuhiwa, Researcher Practitioner HI 
Dr. Michael Puleloa – teacher, English, KSK
Williamson Chang – Richardson School of Law, UHM
Dr. Kuualoha Hoomanawanui, HI – Professor, English, UHM
Mr. Ikaika Hussey, HI – Publisher, Hawaiʻi Independent
Ms. Snowbird Bento, HI – Kumu Hula
Mr. carl fk pao, HI – artist
Mr. Palani Vaughan, HI – musician
Mr. Ernie Cruz Jr, HI – musician
Ms. pua case, HI – teacher, activist, Waimea
Mr. Kyle Kajihiro, HI – activist
Mr Mason Chock, HI – Kauaʻi Leadership Council
Dr. Peter Britos, HI
Mr. Kealiʻi Reichel, HI – musician
Dr. Puakea Nogelmeier, HI – Prof. Hawaiian lang. UHM
Maile Meyer, HI
There are many others, but the original petition was signed by:

Dr. Kamana Beamer

Dr. Kekuewa Kikiloi

Donovan Preza

Dr. Noelani Goodyear Kaopua

Andre Perez

Dr. Keanu Sai

Dr. Jon Osorio

 

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