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RECLAIMING A HERITAGE: SAY IT WITH A LICENSE PLATE: 'Before, we were dissidents. Now, sovereignty in Hawaii has become a household word.' TAKING BACK THE LAND: A QUIET PROTEST:
Members of the Ohana Council erected an ancient Hawaiian shrine on Makapuu Beach. Known as the most radical of Hawaii's sovereignty groups, they also distributed leaflets encouraging non-Hawaiian tourists to leave the islands.
Some Hawaiians use their cars to display their political leanings. the Ohana Council has issued 'Independent Nation State of Hawaii' driver's licenses.
- Puuhonua Kanahele, leader of the Ohana Council
Steve Tayama and others are helping to create what they call 'the rebirth of a nation.' He and other members of the pro-sovereignty Ohana Council are building a commune in Waimanalo, where they will 'return to the Hawaii of old, which is to live simply, off our own land,' according to one resident.
A homeowner in Waimanalo shows support for the sovereignty movement by flying the Hawaiian state flag upside down.
RECLAIMING A HERITAGE:
SAY IT WITH A LICENSE PLATE:
'Before, we were dissidents. Now, sovereignty in Hawaii has become a household word.'
TAKING BACK THE LAND:
A QUIET PROTEST:
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