Dr. Keanu Sai at UHH and Kawaihae Saturday, April 24th

The Kanaka Council Moku O Keawe is sponsoring a public presentation by Dr. Keanu Sai, on Saturday, April 24 at UH Hilo from 9am-12noon and Hamakua MacNut Factory in Kawaihae from 2pm-5pm. Dr. Sai will be speaking on the “1893 Clevleand-Lili`uokalani Executive Agreements and Their Impact Today”. Specifically addressing the impact of the “executive agreements”on the contested case hearing against Hawaiian Oceanic Technology (proposed Ahi Fish Farm off the Kohala Coast) filed by Kale Gumapac and the Kanaka Council Moku O Keawe. The Attorney General has rendered an opinion regarding “standing” of Kale Gumapac and the Kanaka Council and DLNR will use the AG’s opinion to make their decision on May 13th in Honolulu.

Dr. Keanu Sai, has a Ph.D. in Political Science specializing in International Relations and Public Law. He has been to the World Court at the Hague filing legal briefs on Larsen v. Hawaiian Kingdom. He has a forthcoming book to be published by UH Press on the American Occupation of the Hawaiian Islands, and is currently working on another book to be published UH Press on Hawaiian land law. He is also the author of law journal articles on the topic of the continued existence of the Hawaiian Kingdom as an independent and sovereign State. Dr. Sai will provide a legal analysis based on the executive agreements between President Cleveland and Queen Liliuokalani that affects most if not all the current issues today, which includes the desecration of Kupuna Iwi, gathering rights, native tenant rights, water and natural resources rights from mauka to makai, vested private property rights, etc.

UH Hilo UCB 127 will be from 9am – 12 Noon

Hamakua MacNut Factory in Kawaihae from 2pm -5 pm