Prof. Haunani Kay Trask: Hawai’ian Islands Stolen from Hawai’ians by the USA

SHORT VIDEO CLIPS, 27 Jun 2016

Posted by Antonio C. S. Rosa, editor – TRANSCEND Media Service

May 29, 2016

“You caller, need to learn about Hawai’ian history and about where you are.”

Haunani-Kay Trask was featured on an episode of Island Issues discussing racism in Hawai’i. Here she responds to one of many “woefully ignorant” callers.

Haunani-Kay Trask (born October 3, 1949) is an American-born academic, activist, documentarist and writer. Of Native Hawai’ian descent, Trask is a professor of Hawai’ian Studies with the Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawai’ian Studies at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa and has represented Native Hawai’ians in the United Nations and various other global forums. She is the author of several books of poetry and nonfiction.

 

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