Thursday, September 24, 2009

What does blood quantum have to do with the "ceded" lands dispute?

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Ka Huli Ao Center for Excellence in Native Hawaiian Law presents: Maoli Thursday.

This month, our panel discussion is called, The "Ceded" Lands Dispute: What does blood quantum have to do with it?

Please see image above.

Seating is limited. RSVP by 9/27/09 at
If youʻre on you can also RSVP by CLICKING HERE and select "Will attend". If youʻre on Facebook, after logging on, you can RSVP by CLICKING HERE and select "Attending."

What: Maoli Thursday, a monthly series of panel discussions relevant to the Hawaiian community. This monthʻs focus is the so-called "ceded" lands dispute and blood quantum.

Where: William S. Richardson School of Law 2515 Dole Street, Classroom 1

When: Thursday, October 1, 2009 at 12:45.

Who: Free and open to the public while the panelists include Dr. Jon Osorio and attorneys Naiwi Wurdeman and Yuklin Aluli.

Inquiries can be sent to

Wednesday, September 23, 2009

LSAT Prep class updates

Aloha mai kakou,

We just got confirmation on dates for our LSAT Preparation program from our LSAT prep instructor.

Although the application deadline is 9/24, a good number of people have expressed interest in finding out what the dates are so that they can plan accordingly. Please see the dates and times below. The classes are held at the Richardson School of Law. If you have any questions, please submit those questions to If you have not yet subscribed to our LSAT Prep Program e-mail list, can you do so by going to or


6-9PM Wednesday, October 7: Class

6-9PM Wednesday, October 14: Class

9-12AM Saturday, October 17: Workshop

6-9PM Wednesday, October 21: Class

9-12:45PM Saturday, October 24: Test

6-9PM Wednesday, October 28: Class

6-9PM Wednesday, November 4: Class

9-12:45PM Saturday, November 7: Test

6-9PM Wednesday, November 11: Class

6-9PM Wednesday, November 18: Class

9-12:45PM Saturday, November 21: Test

6-9PM Wednesday, November 25: Class

9-12AM Saturday, November 28

December 5: ACTUAL TEST - Be sure to register with

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Preparing students for law school.

Aloha mai kakou,

Weʻre finishing up our summer group for our Law School Admission Test (LSAT) Preparation class. Weʻre looking towards having another class in preparation of the December 2009 LSAT so that interested applicants can prepare for the 2010 application process.

Please visit our google group online at to download an application. Applications should be submitted by 9/24/09 as a hard copy only. More details to follow. We encourage interested applicants to follow up on our blog at and by joining our e-mail list at

Our LSAT Preparation classes are for aspiring law school applicants who have a demonstrated interest in:

  • Native Hawaiian Rights,

  • Native Hawaiian Law, or

  • Improving the conditions of Native Hawaiians.

Questions can be e-mailed to

Monday, September 7, 2009

Maoli Thursday Video: True Sovereignty? The Akaka Bill and Its Implications

On Thursday, September 3, 2009, Ka Huli Ao held its first Maoli Thursday event of the 2009-10 academic year. The topic was the Akaka Bill also known as the Native Hawaiian Government Reorganization Act. Below is a video of three panelists discussing the Akaka Bill: Dr. Lynette Cruz, Robin Danner, Esther Kiaʻāina. (click here for bios on panelist).