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Author:  Mike Graham
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Date:  October 31, 2007
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President Bush Reinstate Native Hawaii Government Now

The Akaka Bill (Senate Bill 310) and House Bill 505 is a good start toward America making amends to the Native Hawaii people. It should be given full support by House and Senate members to include President Bush. By not passing the Akaka Bill our federal government will be sending the wrong message to the world, "Do as we say, not as we do".

America has to undo a great wrong committed against the Native Hawaiian people. The illegal overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaiian Government on January 17, 1893 by the United States Government Minister John L. Stevens and a company of uniformed U.S. Marines and two companies of U.S. Sailors has to be dealt with now by reinstating the International legal Hawaiian historic government!

President Bush is being ill advised in making statements he will not support a race based Native Hawaiian Government, that is not the case on this issue. Native Hawaiians are a people, the U.S. Government recognized the former Native Hawaiian Government under these same International guide lines as it still does today toward other governments seeking U.S. recognition!. President Bush is aware America recognize's Middle Eastern countries that are set up based on race and religion!. President Bush should say a prayer, sign the bill and say Aloha.

The Akaka Bill (Senate Bill 310) and House Bill 505 is a good start toward America making amends to the Native Hawaii people. It should be given full support by House and Senate members to include President Bush. By not passing the Akaka Bill our federal government will be sending the wrong message to the world, "Do as we say, not as we do".

Today, America is engaged in a global war after terrorist events on 9-11. Native Hawaiians have enlisted in U.S. Armed Forces in large numbers to defend America in our time of need; when in reality their fighting and giving their lives defending the U.S. government, the very government that through show of force overthrew their government. I ask you, would you submit and fight for a government that overthrew America?

The Native Hawaiian homeland was attacked during World War Two, Native Hawaiians fought side by side with U.S. troops to win that war. Their support of Americas well being is unquestionable, it's time for America to step up to the plate and do right by the Native Hawaiians by passing the Akaka Hawaiian Government Bill.

The biggest opponent against the Akaka Native Hawaiian government bill is corporate America, the same business institutions that supported the illegal overthrow of the Hawaiian government. Their lobbyist are flashing millions of dollars in support for representatives in their re-election if they keep their name off the Akaka bill. Plus you have corporate supported national anti-Hawaiian groups like One Nation United and Citizens Equal Rights Alliance (CERA) posing as concerned citizens. Citizens Equal Rights Alliance boast of a national organization of community education groups and citizens in 28 states who reside within or near federally recognized Indian reservations. Yes, they want Indian nation sovereign government a thing of the past as well.

These anti-Indigenous groups are also lobbying federal representatives against the Akaka Bill. These groups are nothing more than wolves in suits backed by big corporate money. They should be looked upon as a new form of KKK. Their pumping out press releases to media groups that support their hate rhetoric, the Wall Street Journal allows numerous columns from supporters of these anti-Indigenous groups, further proof of corporate companies spear heading the demise of Native Hawaiians having their government reinstated.

Their hitting the Native Hawaiian media groups as well with words like; race-based government; Hawaiian government will divide America, turning taxpayers into indentured servants and Divide and conquer America. What ever it takes in the media to scare people, they’re doing it. It's the same old media tactic used by our government to scare people back in the 1800s so they could send in the U.S. Army and massacre American Indians and take their land. Their heads are spinning faster than Linda Blair in the Exorcist in trying to scare people over the Akaka Bill.

Yes their are two sides to every issue; the Akaka Bill is not a cure all. It's a start to make up for what misguided members of our federal government did to the Hawaiian people. They deserve nothing less than to be able to govern themselves just like our federal government and state governments do while being united together for the betterment of our home land.

Bringing about a Native Hawaiian government will be good for America and appreciated in the eyes of people around the world. It's time America cleaned up it's own back yard of wrong doing toward Native Hawaiians. Stand up America and say no to the anti-Hawaiian hate groups supported by big corporate companies that are making billions off the Native Hawaiian homelands. It's time the Native Hawaiians have a voice over their true homelands, not Washington's one-sided double talk. Over the past five years, the member tribes of the National Congress of American Indians have approved four resolutions that support the sovereign rights of Native Hawaiians and call on the federal government to establish a government-to-government relationship with them.

Historic events & time lines Hawaii history

Acknowledgment and Apology US Public Law 103-150 This resolution explicitly apologized "to Native Hawaiians on behalf of the people of the United States for the overthrow of the Kingdom of Hawaii on January 17, 1893 and the deprivation of the rights of Native Hawaiians to self-determination."

Queen Lili'uokalani 1893 I do this under protest, and impelled by said force yield my authority until such time as the Government of the United States shall, upon facts being presented to it, undo the action of its representatives and reinstate me in the authority which I claim as the Constitutional Sovereign of the Hawaiian Islands.

Morgan Report February 26, 1894, The Morgan Report to President Cleveland ended all efforts by the president to reinstate the monarchy.

Rebellion In 1895, a failed rebellion led by Robert Wilcox attempted to overthrow the Republic of Hawaii, and led to the conviction and imprisonment of the former Queen Lili'uokalani.

Hawaii Statehood 1959 President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a bill on March 18, 1959, which allowed for Hawaiian statehood. Hawaii formally became the 50th state of the Union on August 21, 1959 after a vote of over 94% in favor of statehood.

Mike Graham
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Biography - Mike Graham

Mike Graham is a citizen of the Oklahoma Cherokee Nation, a retired service connected disabled Army veteran. Founded United Native America in 1993 to form a national group to take action on American Indian issues. The groups main issue is to bring about a federal national holiday for Native Americans. United Native America's motto is, "Standing up for America and the American Indian community."

Graham has been a guest speaker on national and international radio talk shows to include television programs concerning Indian community issues, his reports on Indian issues have been published in newspapers all over America. He has traveled across the country discussing issues with Indian nation leaders, he has presented Indian issues at college's and high schools.

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