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Column: Time to end extractive and un-Hawaiian tourism business

  • Todd Yamashita, a fourth-generation Molokai resident, is a Hokulea Worldwide Voyager, publisher of the Molokai Dispatch, and community engagement specialist for Hawaii Marine Animal Response.
  • Column: Time to end extractive and un-Hawaiian tourism business
  • Todd Yamashita, a fourth-generation Molokai resident, is a Hokulea Worldwide Voyager, publisher of the Molokai Dispatch, and community engagement specialist for Hawaii Marine Animal Response.

    Todd Yamashita, a fourth-generation Molokai resident, is a Hokulea Worldwide Voyager, publisher of the Molokai Dispatch, and community engagement specialist for Hawaii Marine Animal Response.

The sign reads “Tourists Not Welcome.” It’s a half sheet of plywood held to the ground with metal stakes as close as legally possible to our only highway. Everyone sees it because it’s just outside of Kaunakakai in Kapaakea Homestead, one of the oldest Hawaiian homesteads in Hawaii. Read more

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