Brandon Makaawaawa

Brandon Makaawaawa

Deputy Head of State, Nation of Hawaii

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Brandon Maka’awa’awa is the Deputy Head of State of the Nation of Hawaii, the oldest Hawaiian Independence Organization in Hawaii. He assists Head of State Dennis Bumpy Kanahele in the day to day operations of the village of Pu’uhonua O Waimanalo, the Nation’s sovereign landbase. Brandon also helps to manage the Pu’uhonua O Waimanalo Community Broadband Network.

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‘These Are Our First Roadways’: Internet Access and Self-Determination in Pu’uhonua O Waimanalo Thumbnail
Growing the Internet 14 October 2019

‘These Are Our First Roadways’: Internet Access and Self-Determination in Pu’uhonua O Waimanalo

The establishment of Pu‘uhonua o Waimānalo in 1994 was a significant milestone in the native Hawaiian movement to regain...

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