Lā 175: WHEN IS IT ILLEGAL TO PRACTICE YOUR CULTURE? In the early morning hours of Sept. 9, 2015, eight Native Hawaiians were arrested. Seven wahine were arrested while they were in the act of pule, or prayer.


WHEN IS IT ILLEGAL TO PRACTICE YOUR CULTURE? In the early morning hours of Sept. 9, 2015, eight Native Hawaiians were arrested in violation of the emergency rules on Mauna Kea. Seven wahine were arrested while they were in the act of pule, or prayer.
Click below to hear the first hand account of Hāwane Rios who was arrested, hear from a former Hawaiʻi Supreme Court Judge and learn how a visit to Mauna Kea by OHA trustees, administration & staff on the same day of the arrests helped to change its course. ‪#‎ProtectMaunaKea‬ ‪#‎MaunaKea‬ ‪#‎Aina‬ ‪#‎Ea‬

Source Offiice of Hawaiian affairs