WE ARE UNLEASHING THE POWER OF
Marches, rallies, and convoys are exciting and important, but what’s the point if our decision-makers ignore us? It's time to build real, longterm power on the streets, in our communities, and at the polls.
ON JANUARY 15, WE ARE TAKING OUR MOVEMENT TO THE CAPITOL,
TO SHOW OUR ELECTED OFFICIALS THAT OUR MOVEMENT HAS ONLY JUST BEGUN.
January 15th, 2020 is the opening day of the Hawaii State Legislature, where elected officials make important decisions that impact all of us. We will gather by the masses at the Capitol to make sure those decisions include us, and leave with a better understanding of our individuals roles in this movement and what steps to take next. Hawaiʻi Rising at the Capitol is supported by a coalition of Native Hawaiian organizations and grassroots individuals to demand justice for all people and ʻāina. The list of organizations below will expand as more come on board.
Organized in collaboration with: ‘Aha Kāne • ‘Aha Māhū • ‘Aha ‘Ohana • ‘Aha ‘Ōpio • ‘Aha Wahine • ʻĀina Momona • Climate Strike Hawai‘i • Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement • Da Hui • HAPA - Hawai‘i Alliance for Progressive Action • Hawai‘i Community Bail Fund • Hawai‘i's Finest • Hui Aloha ‘Āina Momona • Hui o He‘e Nalu • HULI - Hawai‘i Unity and Liberation Institute • ʻĪlioʻulaokalani Coalition • KAHEA - The Hawaiian-Environmental Alliance • Kāhuli Leo Le‘a • Ka Lāhui Hawai‘i • Kāko‘o Haleakalā • Kanaeokana • KANU Hawai‘i • Lāhui Foundation • Lālākea Foundation • Mā‘ilikūkahi ‘Āina Momona Academy • Mauna Kea Anaina Hou • MKEA - Mauna Kea Education and Awareness • Nā ’Aikāne o Maui Inc • Office of Hawaiian Affairs • Paepae o He‘eia • Puʻuhonua o Puʻhuluhulu University • Sierra Club • And more…
Kumu Hula participating in the ‘aha and throughout the day: Shelsea Apana and Olana Ai • Kimo Alama • Maile Beamer Loo • Snowbird Bento • Maelia Carter • Pua Case • Robert Uluwehi Cazimero • Sonny Ching • Keola Dalire • Tatiana Fox • Tehani Gonzado • Kapiʻolani Haʻo • Niui‘i Heine • Pua Kanakaʻole-Kanahele • Keano Kaupu • Nalanshai Keale • Mary Kupau • Chinky Mahoe • Hokulani Holt-Padilla • Lono Padilla • Kealiʻi Reichel • Kaleo Trinidad • Hiwa Vaughn • And more…
Featured Speakers: Pua Case • Kahoʻokahi Kanuha • Lanakila Manguail • Kealoha Pisciotta • Kaleikoa Kā‘eo • Noenoe Wong-Wilson • Andre Perez • Walter Ritte • Mililani Trask • Alika Desha • Nawahine Naho‘opi‘i • Ke‘eaumoku Kapu • Kū‘ike Ohelo • Nakia Nae‘ole • Kananiloaanuenue Panciano • And more...
Pu‘uhuluhulu Classes, Theories of Change in Action: Organizing to Build People Power, Aikea • Youth in Action: Hawai‘i Youth Climate Strike, Kristin Brown • Creating Action for Movement Building, Kaniela Ing • Non-violent Direct Action, HULI, Andre Perez • Action Media and the Battle of the Story, Nā Leo Kāko‘o • Food Sovereignty: Herbicide-Free Campus, Makenzie Fledman; Uprooted & Rising, Puanani Apoliona-Brown
Pu‘uhuluhulu Classes, ‘Ike Aloha ‘Āina: Kū Ali‘i: Patterns of Hawaiian Leadership, Kēhaunani Abad • Counterinsurgency Tactics and Maunakea, Ken Lawsen, Juergen Canda
Pu‘uhuluhulu Classes, Kia‘i ‘Āina: Decarcerate Hawai‘i: Pu‘uhonua Not Prisons, ACLU, Shayna Lonoaea-Alexander • (Stop) War-making in Hawai‘i, Kyle Kajihiro • Protecting Salt Ponds on Kaua‘i, Malia Nobrega & Ku‘ulei Santos • Climate Change & Environmental Justice, Kū Kia‘i Kahuku, Jesica dos Santos, Christian Palmer
Pu‘uhuluhulu Classes, Legislative Watch: Climate and Economic Justice in Hawai‘i 2020, Sierra Club & Hawai‘i Appleseed • Mauka to Makai: Protecting Wai and Natural Resources in Hawai‘i, Mahesh Cleveland, Earth Justice
THINGS TO BRING: Wear your favorite mauna wear or something red • Reusable water bottle/water • Mess kits/snacks • A mat/foldable chairs for the lawn (no mats or foldable chairs in the rotunda please, sunscreen)
2019 HAWAIʻI RISING
TOGETHER WE RISE.