Lā 290: A 26 year old aloha ʻāina went pro se for the June 24, 2015 Maunakea arrest for obstruction of the road. Did his entire trial in ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi with no witnesses or evidence, just his moʻokūʻauhau of 17 generations.

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Lā 290: Iʻm still tripping. A 26 year old aloha ʻāina went pro se for the June 24, 2015 Maunakea arrest for obstruction of the road. Did his entire trial in ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi with no witnesses or evidence, just his moʻokūʻauhau of 17 generations and his moʻolelo in connection to Maunakea. Made history at the end of the trial when Judge Takase found him Not Guilty for obstruction. He showed that preventing desecration is a traditional and customary practice in his ʻohana. This has got to be the most historical ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi & cultural case in the history of Hawaiʻi. State of Hawaiʻi vs. Kanuha. Ianuali 8, 2016. Ola.

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