February 23rd, 2006

Yo!

Kamehameha Schools mentioned at CNN.com

Notice how the media inaccurately tries to portray Hawaiians as wealthy so I can understand why some people hate Hawaiians. Of course it is unfounded plus the Kamehameha Schools is a private school which was established in 1887 with the creation of the Kamehameha Schools for Boys which is PRE statehood (1959.) On top of that article Harvard was listed showing the wealthy in that institution. I guess the editor(s) forget that Hawaii is not only a state. It is also a nation. Anyway here is the article:



Appeals court to reconsider Hawaiian school case
Ruling on Hawaiians-only admission policy to be reviewed


Thursday, February 23, 2006; Posted: 10:13 a.m. EST (15:13 GMT)



HONOLULU, Hawaii (AP) -- A federal appeals court said Wednesday that it would reconsider a decision to strike down the Hawaiians-only admissions policy of a prestigious private school.

The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed to have the entire court rehear arguments on Kamehameha Schools' 118-year-old policy. A three-judge appeals panel had ruled in August that the practice violated federal anti-discrimination laws.

Robert Kihune, the school's head trustee, said without the review, Kamehameha would have had to take the case to the Supreme Court.

"Last year's panel decision would have required Kamehameha to offer its programs to children who do not need them," he said.

The San Francisco court ruled in a lawsuit brought on behalf of an unidentified non-Hawaiian teenager who was denied admission in 2003.

John Goemans, an attorney representing the teenager, said the review will prevent the student from enrolling at Kamehameha. He said the boy is finishing his senior year at a public school.

"There's no question that Kamehameha Schools has an illegal, unconstitutional, racial admissions policy," Goemans said.

Kamehameha Schools was established under the 1883 will of Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop, and its three campuses are partly funded by a trust now worth $6.2 billion. More than 5,000 students are enrolled in elementary to high school classes on Oahu, Maui and the Big Island.

Theoretically, non-Hawaiians may be admitted if there are openings after Hawaiians and part-Hawaiians have been offered admission, but the school routinely rejects students without Hawaiian blood. The school's assets allow it to offer tuition subsidies, making admission highly prized.




Seen at http://www.cnn.com/2006/EDUCATION/02/23/hawaiian.school.ap/index.html


Finding Nemo: Dude!

Repost

I received an email about the immigration or rather HYPER-immigration of humans to the island of Molokai. Here is his manao about this article

http://www.molokaitimes.com/Issues/MIT9.7.05.pdf:


"Ok, as I am reading this particular article which I just sent you, it made me laugh. Zhantell Dudoit said that she wanted that area to be developed in the hopes of raising the population in Maunaloa for the purpose of getting better service from ermgency vehicles & public works dept. She said, “A lot of people die in transit coming back from up there”. Ok, this reminds me of people w/ cell phones or who are spoiled w/ modern conveniences. Isn’t this stupid and selfish?



I mean… maybe if they dey no EAT LIKE A PIG…maybe dying in “transit” wouldn’t be such a problem. And I never heard of people really dying in transit. So she’s exaggerating! Maybe it could’ve happened to TWO people or something. Lol


Then they talked about the Kaluakoi hotel being converted into Kamehameha school for students who don’t pass the entrance exams. Huh? So what…is that or isn’t not a Kamehameha School then? LOL But my blood boil as I read about Colette Machado saying that the price is worth. Geez she’s not going to be alive that much longer, why should she care? She wants to be known as the
head trustee or whatever for Molokai. Greedy!

She goes on to say that the plan that they have is as good as it gets. FUCK that! It’s like Trump buying a lot of land in the islands and everyone protests but he can legally do it. Oh, but what if he offers in return…hmm, 10 miles on each island STRICTLY for Hawaiians to do whatever they want with it. That’s Colette saying ‘that’s the best they can get” Fuck that shit!