Hawaiʻi Peace and Justice on Social Media

Before I started organizing (I’m still a baby abolitionist organizer!) I never knew how much the work would intersect with campaigns and actions other community…

The Free Ashley Diamond Week of Action

As a baby abolitionist organizer (I only started last September), I’m constantly learning from and inspired by older and more experienced abolitionists around the world.…

Five Years with College Guild

One of my greatest joys in life is getting to volunteer with College Guild— a nonprofit organization that provides educational courses (for knowledge and learning,…

Justice for Daunte Wright is A World Without Policing

The violence of policing is neverending, punctuating the inherent brutality of colonized America. We see this terror repeat itself over and over upon the deaths…

There is No Justice for George Floyd While Policing Exists

When Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin murdered George Floyd on May 25, 2020 for allegedly using a counterfeit $20 bill, much of America watched the pig…

Don’t Call It A Hate Crime or Terrorism

Asian people have recently been violently targeted by white men (primarily) due to anti-China rhetoric from politicians on both sides, media members (looking directly at…

The Hawaiʻi Abolition Collective in Being Hawaiʻi Magazine

Although our last direct action occurred at the end of January, my comrades’ and my Hawaiʻi Abolition Collective (read more about us in the first…

Women I Admire on International Women’s Day

Every year on International Women’s Day, I celebrate the women in my life who I’m lucky enough to call family and friends. Since I already…

Remembering Malcolm X, El-Hajj Malik El-Shabazz’s Death

56 years ago today, one of my greatest heroes and influences was assassinated. A scholar, author, revolutionary, leader, and organizer, Malcolm X, and later El-Hajj…