Jessica Oyadomari
Jessica Oyadomari

Why would anyone try to do this? I was born & raised in Hawaii is also part hawaiian. No matter what happens the Hawaiian Culture will be kept alive.

Rory Alcalá
Rory Alcalá
  • Jessica Oyadomari

Why do you ask WHY WOULD ANYONE TRY TO DO THIS? To put on

Rory Alcalá
Rory Alcalá
  • Jessica Oyadomari

To be recognized as a separate culture from the American culture that it shares its statehood with. Hawai'ian culture and language must be recognized by the world as its own culture having its own traditions, not just assumed, but federally, and worldwide recognition!

Clifton McBean-Henry
Clifton McBean-Henry

THE BEST TO ALL HAWAIIAN!

Kahealani Kealakai
Kahealani Kealakai

Anything for my culture, my aina, my ppl. Especially our language thst was said KAPU to it's own ppl. Was the white man doing !!.. Ua Mau Ke Ea OKa Aina I ka Pono !!..

Ralph Kahalehau
Ralph Kahalehau

Aloha no ia kakou...Mahalo ko kupuna a me ko kupuna I hala no e `ole no ia lakou, `a`ohe ia kakou e ke opu wale iho no ka kakou...Mai poina, `a`ohe ia kakou e olelo pa`a `ia ma ka `apopo...Preservation of KO `OLELO HAWAIIANA and KO NA `IKE A ME NA HANA, should be a requirement for ALL who live in Hawaii...These applications are vital to our TRUE identity and the mere fact that this is Hawaii, concludes the reason why this is an important issue to all...In my opinion, when we support these...

Aloha no ia kakou...Mahalo ko kupuna a me ko kupuna I hala no e `ole no ia lakou, `a`ohe ia kakou e ke opu wale iho no ka kakou...Mai poina, `a`ohe ia kakou e olelo pa`a `ia ma ka `apopo...Preservation of KO `OLELO HAWAIIANA and KO NA `IKE A ME NA HANA, should be a requirement for ALL who live in Hawaii...These applications are vital to our TRUE identity and the mere fact that this is Hawaii, concludes the reason why this is an important issue to all...In my opinion, when we support these endeavors, we have to realize that we will not be the beneficiaries of this plight...It will be the generations to come who will reap OUR success so in the meantime, getting involved and being a "doer" will show that we are alive and well. Implementation on our part starts in the home. Like our brothers and sisters of the world who facilitate their culture and language in their homes, are physical facts that this type of identity can be achieved. A wise man told me that anything is capable but we have to be a disease and infect others through education and grass roots ideas so that awareness can grow...There are a lot of traditionalist out there and our culture and language is making a strong push but we are far from the recognition that I believe is deserved...Totally supportive of this plight...E iho ana o luna. E iho ana o lalo. E hui ana na moku. E ku ana ka paia...That which is above shall be brought down. That which is below shall be lifted up. The islands shall be united. The walls shall stand upright...

Frank Chang
Frank Chang

The Hawaiian language has hidden and spiritual meanings... It's not just a form communication, it's an exchange of mana, feeling and aloha within the ohana.

Nitz Bughaw
Nitz Bughaw

MABUHAY! I'm a Fiilipina and I agree with this cause..... more Power...

Patty Perkins
Patty Perkins

Please preserve Hawaiian language and culture for the future of our grandchildren..Mahalo.

Kaewaokalani Germano
Kaewaokalani Germano

Yes, it is correct we must support ours ʻŌlelo (Language) and Culture. But we must educate ours people and ours opio to know the truth of ours history. We much bring the history forward and make it pono today.

Kaleiwahine Kim
Kaleiwahine Kim

If you talk to your family and friends working in the immersion schools they will tell you what a nightmare the current situation is without a Hawaiian assessment written by Hawaiians living in Hawai'i. Having Hawaiian still be an official language (as it should be, it is Hawai'i after all) means it should get official treatment. As schools are allowed to be in Hawaiian, it makes sense for the state to allow a Hawaiian language assessment that is not written by an out of state agency the state has contracted with.

Paul Kaleolani Perry
Paul Kaleolani Perry

For our people, our younger generations to learn and to keep strong, the language that is what our native Hawaiians would want us to do, our ancestral language that was and is Hawaiian and it is always to keep it alive and it will live on.To keep learning the Hawaiian ways, Education is most Important to keep the Hawaiian language in our Schools and in Colleges.....

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