KU'E ACTIONS for Jan. 16, 17 and 19
From: The Committee of Hawaiian Nationals
(Pilipo Souza, Pomai Kinney, Kahumoku FloresŠ)
Contact: Pilipo Souza at 358-6428
The Committee of Hawaiian Nationals invites you to the following Ku'e (oppose, object, resist, protest) Actions planned for next week. These public demonstrations serve as a reminder that events of 118 years ago deprived us of our country, and we are here to say "give it back," "FREE HAWAII". You are most welcome to join us. The more, the better!
January 16, 2011 - Sovereign Sunday - KU'E on the 118th anniversary of the U.S. Invasion. This protest action is a reminder that on this day in 1893 fully armed United States Marines landed in Honolulu, an act of foreign aggression in blatant violation of Hawaii's sovereignty. It is a call to make pono the hewa.
ACTION: HOLDING BANNERS AND SIGNS - This ku'e action is to demand the return of our country - FREE HAWAII.
9:00 AM Meet at Beretania Street fronting Fake State Capitol to hold FREE HAWAII, HAWAIIAN INDEPENDENCE banners and signs
9:45 AM Assemble at Queen Liliu'okalani statue to honor her, then proceed to Iolani Palace grounds for Š
10:00 AM People Talk (see attached flyer)
January 17, 2011 - Monday - Dr. Martin Luther King Day Events. On January 17, 1893, a faction of merchants and sugar barons, backed by the invasion force of US Marines that landed the day before, forced Queen Lili'uokalani to yield her ruling power to the U.S. and seized control of the Hawaiian Kingdom government. Coincidentally, the annual Martin Luther King Day parade and rally is being held on January 17 this year and The Committee of Hawaiian Nationals will participate in this event to draw attention to our efforts to FREE HAWAII.
ACTION: MARCHING IN MLK PARADE WITH "FREE HAWAII" AND OTHER KU'E BANNERS AND SIGNS. MANNING A BOOTH AT KAPIOLANI PARK AT MLK RALLY. This ku'e action is to demand the return of our country - FREE HAWAII.
BOOTH AT KAPIOLANI PARK
6:30 - 7:30 AM Set-up at Queen Kapiolani Park / make pono; Check with Pomai Kinney / Display must be ready by 9:00 AM. Please bring your own chair to sit. We will have a few.
MLK DAY PARADE
8:00 AM Marchers to meet at Magic Island, Ala Moana Park / Check with Pilipo / Park your vehicles at Magic Island, Set up banners/signs
Wear good walking shoes/ FREE HAWAII T shirts.
9:00 AM Parade begins at Ala Moana Park
Parade route Ala Moana Blvd. to Kalakaua Ave. to Queen Kapiolani Park.
Parade should end by 11:00 AM
Pilipo to shuttle marchers back to Magic Island to pick-up their vehicles.
10:30 AM Help to man "FREE HAWAII" booth at Kapiolani Park.
3:00 PM Pau. Break down. Pule Kakou / Move out!
January 19, 2011 - Wednesday - Ku'e at opening of the Fake-State Legislature
ACTION: HOLDING BANNERS AND SIGNS AT THE FAKE-STATE CAPITOL - This ku'e action on the opening day of the fake state legislative session is to make state officials aware that Hawaiian Nationals demand the return of our country - FREE HAWAII.
8:00 AM Meet at Punchbowl Street side walkway to the Queen / make pono
Set up banners/ signs (FREE HAWAII, FAKE STATE, etc.)
8:30 AM Begin Walk to Queen Liliu'okalani statue, pause. Walk through the state capitol rotunda to Beretania street. Back and forth.
9:00 AM Deliver FREE HAWAII message to Governor and legislators.
10:00 AM Opening ceremonies in both chambers of the State Legislature
FREE HAWAII T-SHIRTS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT MLK PARADE AND RALLY