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After more than a decade of controversy, council recommends burial plan for Kawaiaha‘o

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA / 2011
                                Protesters gathered at Kawaiaha‘o Church to oppose a church plan to dig foundations for a new building despite the disturbing of old burials.

    CRAIG T. KOJIMA / 2011

    Protesters gathered at Kawaiaha‘o Church to oppose a church plan to dig foundations for a new building despite the disturbing of old burials.

It’s been over a decade since hundreds of Native Hawaiian burials were unearthed during a construction project at Kawaiaha‘o Church, setting off a storm of controversy and legal dispute that went all the way to the Hawaii Supreme Court. Read more

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