A few days ago I posted a fun/personal challenge for fellow Pacific Islanders. I am so shocked that many PIs have done it! It’s been amazing to read all the different stories and I hope more come along the way. 1,567 more words
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Even though the movie is more than a year away, we cannot contain our excitement for Moana, the newest addition to Disney’s iconic princesses. Set for a Thanksgiving 2016 release, the movie will star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson as the demigod Maui and 14-year old newcomer Auli’i Cravalho has been tapped to play the titular Princess Moana. 455 more words
Jacob Fitisemanu, advocate for Utah the Utah Pacific Islander community, was in studio to talk about the history of Pacific Islanders in Utah.
Watch the full interview in the video above. 14 more words
By Hinemoana of Turtle Island: Lani Teves, Liza Keanuenueokalani Williams, Maile Arvin, Fuifuilupe Niumetolu, Natalee Kēhaulani Bauer, and Kēhaulani Vaughn
(Note: In this piece we use Native Hawaiian, Hawaiian, Kanaka Maoli and Maoli interchangeably to refer to the Indigenous people of Hawaiʻi. 4,237 more words
In June 1985 (30 years ago) Rainbow Warrior 1 called in Port Vila, Vanuatu. The crew prepared a banner there. It read ‘Nuclear Free Pacific’ and Charles Rara joined the expedition. 106 more words