Hawaiian Blood: Colonialism & Politics of Sovereignty
J. Kehaulani Kauanui
Soft Cover, 264 pages
...an important work that addresses the racialization of Hawaiians in a way that no other work has done. J. Kēhaulani Kauanui reveals how the fifty-percent blood quantum continues to divide the Native Hawaiian community and how it is affecting current court decisions and legislation. These analyses are crucial for the Hawaiian community as it continues to move to define itself and to exercise self-determination and sovereignty.
Noenoe K. Silva is also the author of Aloha Betrayed: Native Hawaiian Resistance to American Colonialism