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tv   101 East The Fight For Hawaii  Al Jazeera  June 24, 2022 12:30pm-1:01pm AST

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2 of the last 4 years were spent under a caretaker administration, with limited powers, as people faced multiple crises. but even when there was a government in office, politicians fail to address the economies freefall. this fate has all but collapse . it's struggling to provide services and the public sector was barely functioning even before an open ended stripe was declared. 2 weeks ago, employees are demanding better pay because their salaries have lost value. all the while the political establishment seems to be focused on sustaining power. the, at his return is not a new era and lebanese politics, but the nation could be facing an even bigger challenge ahead. seneca, there else visitor, be route. okay, lots more on all our stories on our website. the address is out there. it. okay. ah,
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this is al jazeera, these you top stories. the taliban is making urgent appeals for international help . after afghanistan, most destructive earthquake in 20 years or than 1100 people have died and aid is slow to reach remote villages, leaving thousands without food shelter, which are a summit of commonwealth leaders is underway in wander, the case assign him c. cadell is in the spotlight is boris johnson continues to defend his government's plans to deport migrants to wander. meanwhile, back in britain, boris johnson. conservative party is lost to key by elections. one was a previously saved seats in a conservative stronghold. the results of prompted the resignation of the parties chairman and calls from the opposition for johnson to resign. jane hall reports this is the conservative party hot land blue wall seats. if they posted a 100 for a 100 years for the conservative party here. going to the liberal democrats in spectacular fashion. in fact,
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it's believed to be the largest overturning numerical terms of a majority. ever that 24000 seat margin. so you've got the loss of a red. we'll see that points to the labor parties chances of rebuilding their red ball in the next election. you've got the loss of a cor conservative seat here. add to that the resignation this morning of a real party heavy weight, the chairman of the conservative party of a doubt. the governor philip hands. greens says you quite new forces will have to leave the embattled city as to that, a don yancey, russian forces have taken control as most of the strategic 50. the governor says, remaining positions had been smashed to pieces, and staying doesn't make any sense. the u. s. senate house passed one of the strongest gun control bills in decades. the legislation had support from both sides of the political while. it comes as the supreme court struck down a long standing gun law in york. 3rd protest has died in ecuador as
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indigenous demonstrators class for police, and the 11th day of a nation wide strike earlier protest. this took over a cultural centre in tito had been sealed on why security. okay, they say headlines coming up. next is one, i want to stay with us too often of con, astonish, portrayed through the prism of war. but there were many of canister thanks to the brave individuals who risk their lives to protect it from destruction . an extraordinary film archives spanning for decades, reviews the forgotten truths of the countries modern history. the forbidden real part, one the birth of afghan cinema on just ego. how, why, the birthplace of surfing,
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and the home of aloha. these pacific islands are his life to paralyzed with some but nice you pay, winds have a different story to tell me. no hell my lawyer is being sold to call boy he was not given. take, i go, take, take it, it's a struggle for land, language and culture, forcibly taken from them, bugs, united states of america. this is a 5th pre meditated system with eyes jeff long. we cannot consider a south american. we are not going to be quiet. on one or one east, we make those determined to write these wrongs. in cape hawaii's, hawaii a ah good deal. we want to build on my floor
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a bit here that's 25 seconds remaining in the place. my staffing began, the most famous civil competition is underway on the north shore. the pipeline product rule check out this energy is hoping by among the favorites is 11 time well champ, american kelly slider. later the hawaiian surf is like seth moneys. it's a chance to shine on home turf in the sport these islands gifted to the world. it's a great honor. i am a native y, y and blood solid eyes. very special to me. my whole family, friends, cousin on coming down. it's all right, so awesome. we're so grateful to kick off the championship tour here in hawaii,
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the birthplace of surfing, the women, a tackling pipeline for the 1st time in competition. and the hawaiians, a leading the charge. me not more so than hawaii, queen of surfing 5 time well champ, karissa molten casa, you can actually watch, like when they go out there, which really inspires people like me to, sir. we do, have you ever been at applaud? like, no, i'm not doing that. yeah, no it is absolutely massive out there. why, why? oh, that must be 24 advice. is that a separate type thing? like now we're saying broken boards, but thankfully not very much damage the services themselves on what a patrol behind me doesn't matter how big it is. they're out there runs size to this contest. you keep on going most of the time, just like broken leashes, broken bars, like 6 or 7 broken boards today. pretty gnarly,
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rugged out. they're born and bred on a wa whose north shore per my whole pillay is a member of the hot water patrol. none of our crew got injured so nobody gets a gone. their own car ambulance lucky on whole here, surfing in the ocean is about much more than a multi $1000000000.00 industry. it's the root of hawaiian culture. for hundreds of years, hawaiians iep and they kings and queens, served on wooden boards like base like recycled boards. these are some of the boards i make. they are like old school
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style. back in the day. they're all like one piece like 22 feet, 7 meters, the most revered practitioners of this ocean culture, a known at the water, men and women of the island. what makes a good waterman or a water woman? to me, i would say like, gracious notion and on land to culminating that here life to where everything seems like surfing are like flowing, like the ultimate goal that flowed was best exemplified by god moco, the father of modern ceci. at bondai beach, we have a welcome, visible duke gonna maku. last time he came to australia, he introduced the seth bonner to this country from his native. why, how much pleasure? the sport you introduced has brought to countless australians. ah,
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jukes aquatic prowess crossed from the ocean to the olympic swimming pool, where he won 3 gold medals for the united states. almost 100 years after his success surfing midas die booth. in the taco olympics, the women's gold medal was won by hawaii's curious, a more unlikely processing hawaiians at the olympics, compete under the american flag for many a reminder of deep historical grievances. it was huge. yeah. was a big deal and boy, people were talking about it. oh, you didn't give us the flag area. knology still alive. you know, we are our own country. there is no annexation treaty like we're actually our own sovereign nation illegally occupied by the united states of america. ah said
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with january 17 1893 was the day that we lost her status as an independent hawaiian mission who were invaded by the us. and it was a small group of american businessman that over to our not peaceful nation and to present our queen in our own palace. this whole history has been hidden from our people. it was part of the americanization colonization of for what a lot of us grew up not even knowing about the overthrow with these annual marches to yolanda palace began in 1993 on the 100 anniversary of the queen's overthrow. they would
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lead body iconic activists, the light, how 90 k trucks might b o r n a. me. and you must understand that they are our enemies. they took me to prison, dark green my language. i can, i can, i can, i can hold it. but you'll see when i can, we will dial hawaiians, we will be american. mm hm. all to believe that when she spoke those song, words shook me inside. though we are not american that she, that we are people who don't abandon the natural laws of our island in always distance color who accrue is a community leader and
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a school principal resistance is not only how we get our them got definitely their seeds that we plan through resistance are going to get us control political control back of our lands on, but it's also medicine that resistance is how we ship in cordele with queen lily o kalani was overthrown by the plantation oligarchs, known as the big fight. they transformed the islands into farms to mass, produce sugar and fruit as the demand for pineapple glue. so did the need for more land. so in 1020 to change the island over 90, it converted from a cactus covered island into the largest by no plantation in the world. over the decades how i was also becoming increasingly important as a strategic base. and in 1959 became the 50th state of the usa. these
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trigger a boom in terrorism today. how eyes largest source of income. ah likely why kiki beach is the jewel in the crown of the tourism industry? every year, millions of visitors descend on this piece of sand today, a taste of paradise. but at the edge of the playground is a different reality. mm. this flip side is what indigenous filmmaker chris kona wants to. well, to see why kiki is a story about contemporary hawaii initially for the film industry,
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boy was seen as hollywood backdrop. so, but you know, it served as a beautiful location for caucasian center hero. they shoot here, but the stories weren't created here. they weren't about here, they were just using here as an exotic location that's printed in detroit, for instance, right? the world's starting to understand the value of authentic stories, right? the price of land has been rising steadily over the past decade. it showed up even higher during covered as mainlanders. port island getaways boy is being sold to the global ions and the local population is competing against unlimited funds from everywhere. it's always rank 12,
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or 3 is the most expensive places to live in the united states. so it's either new york san francisco, hawaii. how are they supposed to compete against that? like what kind of jobs to have. unfortunately, the only jobs that they provide for people in boy is for jobs which are like servant jobs. right? so i guess servicing a population providing them with entertainment and an experience. it makes you like a servant to system. so you can't live outside of the system will outlined i the housing affordability crosses it driving. a homeless epidemic state is one of the highest per capita writes of homelessness in the us. native hawaiians have been
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hardest hit. it's hard to go anywhere on the island of the law and not encounter the problem. so i notice here in hawaii, no one says timeless a half or then displays decide they don't belong here or not. they actually have all the fact that they can afford to purchase a house. i mean, it's still their home me ah ah, ah, short drive from waikiki, if the why and i both here a community of house with hawaiians, a tackling the crisis together. twinkle bush is the camps, matriarch for what i've been here since all the way back to 2004
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at that time was only 7 of us. and as people started coming with family, i would just give him a camp. yeah, because my team was, i didn't want to get a keep strictly. i didn't want to see them sitting on a grown twinkle transform. that makes you camp into something more permanent today, around 250 people live here. all. yeah. so it is my bedroom. how can you work that actually works? yeah, that actually works. i mean, this is our own. you know, we don't have the privilege of going in and turning on. all right, so we can on that all the pipe to turn on a water. here we've had generators. we bring in our own water. got to get the water every day. yeah. yeah. who?
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22 year old john isaac moved here 4 years ago. my parents actually moved them before i did. i was living on my own already. mm hm. but the house, what i was living with was getting evicted, so i never like be a burden to them. i think i always ask myself, what can i do? how can we get them know what can be built for them? i'm not saying that we 100 percent solution we part of that solution. oh, why my kind of kamali hawaiians are looking to themselves. the solutions cloth for him is ground. 0 o kelly who accrued is the principal at cobb, iowa con avo. the charter school that focuses on reviving hawaiian culture.
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when you give history to them at a young age, when you give the culture and ceremony in language, then what a young age they don't have to feel the loss like we did. you know, they don't have to take that punch in the gut that we had to had to take at the generation of natives in this time period. for them, it's hopefully lessening the load or the intergenerational trauma that they have to bear. i we still believe in the sciences. we still believe in physics and engineering. we still believe in mathematics as long as the ethics that come from the wisdom of our ancestry are attached to them. in the valley behind the school is one of several u. s. military, isis, the students regularly hear the sound of bombing from over the range. we tell them
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here that you feel that in your, in your stomach because i felt it in my stomach is like an earthquake. we can keep letting it happen without feeling the pain that the earth is feeling that the land of the creatures, therapy. we have military families and their children here. so we're not necessarily preaching demilitarization, but we're teaching you to see that as a wrong law. desecration of land is wrong, ah, since the overthrow of the one kingdom, the us armed forces have always had a presence in hawaii harbour may well be the most famous military base here in hawaii. but they reach extends much further across the island of a law who the military occupy more than 20 percent of the land. that's in a place where the land is pretty hard to come by.
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the me adding insult to injury the u. s. navy recently admitted to lake and jet fuel into a la hose, fresh water supply, putting at risk around 400000 people who rely on this quarter. the travesty that we're facing right now with jet fuel in our offer. that is an example to us. navy does not embrace our values. they don't understand waterfall, they don't understand how to care for natural research. they don't not, they don't care about anyone downstream. the water crisis has emboldened cold for the state of hawaii to cancel the military's leases juicer renew in 2029. it has also amplified the debate about stolen land. if we still had our land
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base, we would not be like this. this is a 5th. you know, premeditated a system that ised. yes. and it will get from our a lead through from our chief. they took it from the royalty. they took it from all of our families historically so that they had the land base because land, you know, bills generational well. and they could control the resources, they could lock up the water, they can lock up the food that lock up, the ability for flight, who self esteem i in a valley not far from school. some of that land is being taken back after leaving almost 20 years in a boat hob, a camp twinkle, and had team building a permanent home for their community. last 5 years, i kept telling people,
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you know, people on top my team and they would laugh when i said this going to be home 5 years. i passed this gate as it is going to be all, well, this is where here through a mix of donations and grants. twinkle was, i would, a purchase is 20 acre parcel of land. the primary duty node ohms, bringing up people try to work towards being show sustained on terms of growing food and power. and yeah, yeah. and guess what, the old when you're running water. amazing. now what are we doing that things that i am doing today today able to help my family, you know, to be little bit more productive. amazing. for twinkle, the main focus is giving the next generation better stuff. me for my kids. and so
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adam in with the school, my pay days is when my kids bring me home, the diploma ashby might be on sacrifice for me, but at the end it'll be a reward. yeah. to see the accomplishment to cedar does law. cycle it a breaking put air from you know, just to get ahead. asking. oh, okay. across the islands, there is a growing movement to keep how y hawaiian back on the north shore pa, my knows that the tide is turning. it's kind of like a modern high and renaissance, everyone's becoming more educated about and how to deal with it. my daughters in
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5th grade and in a lot of i e, i'm in 3rd grade. and so it's funny to come home and have conversations about school and i'm generally speaker and her as much as i can you speak better than your debt is learning. so it's kind of it's finals day at the pipeline pro and the water patrol is back to what i text me for spin on the jet skis. check out the conditions, up close with pride of the whine crowd. seth moneys is surfing against the greater civil time. kelly slider, set support crew is firing up with
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30 years free 1st one here at pipeline slider. does it again claiming this historic victory slider pacey's respect to the islands of hawaii. everyone who comes on why should to take her this place and, and really respect the culture and the locals and, and realize it's, it's their home and it's, it's your place to visit. but, you know, take care of it much after it is really special. and i'm just, i'm happy i can, you know, make them proud i made to apply it all. you know, we're almost there one spot off, but, well, i'll be here for a long time and center teacher the women's final isn't full hawaiian
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affair. the favorite carissa mall and local wild card, milan jones wall today. it's not curious as dag molina is crowned the 1st queen. wow. i used to be that kid on the v reading through the name and i really just watching the play math all the time. like think you know, there, you can go out there to, to come out here in the context like an actual giant arm is kind of like, this is insane. everybody came down to watch me screaming for me just like so much report and i couldn't have done it without them in 1000 barry's all there's like 3 out of 4 people in finals from boy. huge was really cool. and see that go down in history
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with the well to amazon in the birthplace of surfing. the message is clear, toys. we just want to be home in hoyde, be high. speed call. live high and longer you stay alive. the longer people remember like you're here. but if we stop down the line, people stop talking about us, we disappear. so you gotta keep practicing. write a note with india. is that a heath way? this is 19 glazes across the country,
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