Burial site in Kaua’i under siege for park development

Today we received very troubling news and a message of solidarity from
our indigenous sisters and brothers in Hawaii: Yesterday (Thursday) two of their warriors were arrested for blocking the destruction of a sacred burial site in Kaua’i. Their ancestors are being dug out of the ground right now with bulldozers in order to install the septic system FOR A NEW PARK. Our hearts and prayers go out to them. We will be including updates from this struggle along with our own in the coming days. For more information:

Garden Island, 4/28: Work continues after bones, artifacts unearthed
Intercontinental Cry, 5/5: Police arrest Hawaiian activists protesting the desecration of Sacred site

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6 Responses to Burial site in Kaua’i under siege for park development

  1. Lyn McNutt says:

    Aloha. Thank you for the support. The fight continues, Log into http://www.kkcr.org to listen to Songs of Sovereignty on Wednesdays 9-11 AM (Hawaii time) or Na Leo Hawaiian Issues on Saturdays 1-3 PM. They will keep you posted on this, the latest of many bulldozing escapades on sacred land here. This is only one of many things they have done, are doing, and plan to do in this area, which is one of the most sacred on Kauai, and one of the oldest sacred areas in Hawaii.

    Mahalo Nui Loa.

  2. Shelley says:

    Mahalo nui for writing about this.. if people are interested there is a video of the excavation here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCFLG9uyO5E Grateful for the solidarity! Sad that we are facing the same desecration. Sending aloha to you guys in Vallejo.

  3. Aunty Louise says:

    Common State and County of Hawaii procedure to insure loopholes for future govt plans. Example Oahu rail system – with all the okays to desecrate now in these smaller govt projects including desecration at the Kawaiha’o Hawaiian church on Oahu ;0 It allows them to continue desecrating because it was allowed in prior projects =( I call it Racial Genocide =0 For Hawaiian’s our Kupuna Iwi should be allowed to rest in peace where they lay “AS IS”!!! When you start moving them around it takes away our from our connection to that earth, our mana, and our spiritual essence for exsistence as Hawaiian people :( Mahalo for your support as we support your battles <3 Mind focus your prayers for all our warriors battling issues on desecration and genocide <3 We are the powerful force to end this evil <3
    Aloha pumehana, Aunty Louise a me Kupuna Iwi 'o Nau'e, Kaua'i

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