Addressing Sovereignty

Molokai Baha’i Community News Release

The third presentation in the Global Citizenship Speaker Series at the Molokai Public Library will occur Wednesday, March 13 at 5:30 p.m. with special guest Dr. Keanu Sai of Hilo. Dr. Sai will speak on the theme “Sovereignty in a Globalized World.”

Keanu Sai is widely known for his research and publications centered on the continued
existence of the Hawaiian Kingdom as an independent state. A founding member of
the Hawaiian Society of Law and Politics, he served as Lead Agent for the Council of Regency representing the Hawaiian Kingdom in arbitration proceedings at the Permanent Court of Arbitration in the Hague from 1999-2001. Sai is a lecturer in Political Science and Hawaiian Studies at the University of Hawaii Windward Community College and at the University of Hawaii at Manoa College of Education graduate division. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Hawaii, specializing in International Relations and Law. He is currently Chair of the Royal Commission of Inquiry and is the author of “The Royal Commission of Inquiry,” published in vol. 3 of the Hawaiian Journal of Law and Politics.

The speaker series is presented by the Molokai Baha’i Community in collaboration with the
public library to encourage conversations around global issues of importance to Molokai.
Everyone is welcome. Light refreshments will be served.



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