Honestly (and this is just my opinion-I don’t speak for all Kanaka and all Hawaiians) I don’t see anything wrong with it especially if you’re from Hawaiʻi. I’ve seen many tourists who just get tattoos of our islands just for the hell of it, to me, you reppin’ our home seems like a more valid reason. Hawaiʻi is home to all of us, Kanaka and non-kanaka.
Thanks guys for following this boring blog!! Aroha atu.
Auwe! I’m extremely flattered.
1. From that wessiiiide of ʻOʻahu.
2. Contently single, girls don’t like me! Jk. Kinda.
3. I often fall into depression easily because I set ridiculously high standards and expectations for myself.
4. My zodiac sign is a fish-goat, goat-fish, whatever.
5. Yes I’m about that kūʻē life.
6. I’m quiet AF if I don’t know you, loud AF if we’re good friends.
7. Planning to join the think tank at UH Mānoa one day.
8. I lift weights and go to the beach in my free time, it relaxes me.
9. I don’t have piercings, I do have gauges though.
10. About 99% of the time you can catch me wearing a beanie.
Hawaiian - A nationality/citizenship.
A Hawaiian is someone (of any ethnicity or race) whose loyalty and allegiance is to Hawaiʻi and the Hawaiian Kingdom.
Kanaka/Kanaka Maoli - An ethnicity/race
A Kanaka Maoli is a descendant of the Polynesian navigators that settled the Hawaiian Islands.
As the United States celebrates its declaration of freedom from Britain’s tyranny this Independence Day, it continues to illegally occupy Hawaii — an independent nation that deserves self-determination and restoration by its people — testifiers said Thursday.
WAIMEA, KAUAI » Supporters of an independent Native Hawaiian nation were out in force Monday night to reject the possibility of federal recognition of a native government in the first of two
LIHUE — This week’s public meetings on Kauai to discuss whether the federal government should pursue federal recognition of Native Hawaiians were dominated by emotional and often angry testimony from dozens of community members.
Should the United States get out of Hawaii?
The Department of the Interior announced a month long series of meetings with Hawaii residents and they start Monday.