Free Hawai’i (Kawena’ulaokalā Kapahua)

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Kawenaʻulaokalā Kapahua is an organizer and activist in the Hawaiian independence movement, as well as the labor movement and campaigns to protect and preserve Hawai’i’s sacred places. He lives on the island of O’ahu. Follow him on Twitter at @Kue_Kawena.

Be sure to check out my earlier piece, “Puerto Rico Cannot Become Another Hawai’i.”

Hector is the founder and editor of MANO magazine as well as the host of the LATINISH podcast. A Chicagoan living in Las Vegas, he's also the senior editor of Latino Rebels as well as a former managing editor of Gozamos, an art-activism site based in his home town. He was a columnist at RedEye, a Tribune-owned daily geared toward millennials. His work has been mentioned by The New Yorker, Good Morning America, TIME and other outlets, and his writing was featured in Ricanstruction, a comic book anthology whose proceeds went toward recovery efforts in Puerto Rico. He studied history at the University of Illinois-Chicago where his concentration was on ethnic relations in the United States.

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