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Aloha Betrayed: Native Hawaiian Resistance to American Colonialism (review)

Aloha Betrayed: Native Hawaiian Resistance to American Colonialism (review) book and media reviews 159 Lili‘uokalani’s part in the movement, Maoli perspectives in their own lan- Silva is able to advance her argument guage. It is clear from Aloha Betrayed that women played an active role in that Känaka Maoli used print media the protests against annexation, polit- to communicate protest and unifica- ical subjugation, and culture loss. Her tion strategies. Silva has demonstrated use of the Hawaiian-language materi- that they remain a valuable resource als is providing a valuable new focus for contemporary Hawaiian commu- on Hawaiian women in history. nities in communicating a Kanaka In the final two chapters, “The Maoli perspective on the resistance to Antiannexation Struggle” and “The annexation and culture loss. She has Queen of Hawaii Raises Her Solemn redressed the imbalance and provided Protest,” Silva succeeds in bringing a vehicle for indigenous Hawaiian together the analysis from all the voices to once again be heard. earlier chapters. The example of the lyn carter annexation petition and Lili‘uokalani’s University of Auckland use of oral tradition to communicate and strengthen the resistance to the *** US takeover are powerful tools in advocating the legitimacy of Hawai- The last two decades of scholarship ian print material http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

Aloha Betrayed: Native Hawaiian Resistance to American Colonialism (review)

The Contemporary Pacific , Volume 18 (1) – Dec 6, 2005

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University of Hawai'I Press
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Copyright © 2006 University of Hawai'i Press.
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1527-9464

Abstract

book and media reviews 159 Lili‘uokalani’s part in the movement, Maoli perspectives in their own lan- Silva is able to advance her argument guage. It is clear from Aloha Betrayed that women played an active role in that Känaka Maoli used print media the protests against annexation, polit- to communicate protest and unifica- ical subjugation, and culture loss. Her tion strategies. Silva has demonstrated use of the Hawaiian-language materi- that they remain a valuable resource als is providing a valuable new focus for contemporary Hawaiian commu- on Hawaiian women in history. nities in communicating a Kanaka In the final two chapters, “The Maoli perspective on the resistance to Antiannexation Struggle” and “The annexation and culture loss. She has Queen of Hawaii Raises Her Solemn redressed the imbalance and provided Protest,” Silva succeeds in bringing a vehicle for indigenous Hawaiian together the analysis from all the voices to once again be heard. earlier chapters. The example of the lyn carter annexation petition and Lili‘uokalani’s University of Auckland use of oral tradition to communicate and strengthen the resistance to the *** US takeover are powerful tools in advocating the legitimacy of Hawai- The last two decades of scholarship ian print material

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Published: Dec 6, 2005

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