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Hawaii: Resurrected Kanaka Garden Ordered To Stop

A variety of canoe plants are now in the ground, and are being tended to by a group working from a nearby tent.

By Big Island Video News
Jan 6, 2021

Excerpt:

The community garden, located on the lawn fronting the landmark King Kamehameha statue along the Hilo Bayfront, has reappeared in recent days.

A variety of canoe plants are now in the ground, and are being tended to by a group working from a nearby tent.

The Kanaka Garden first emerged in 2013, when kalo was planted in a smaller around the statue, in defiance of state laws.

For Aero, who said he is houseless and normally lives in the area of lower Puna, the resurrected garden represents opportunity to feed the people.

AERO: “We built this for the ancestors and we built this for everybody to come together.”

TAMASHIRO: “But really what we want to do is we want to return natural law justice back to Hawai?i.”

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