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RELIGION AND ZEALOTRY IN THE HAWAIIAN SOVEREIGNTY MOVEMENT -- HOW RELIGIOUS MYTHS ARE USED TO SUPPORT POLITICAL CLAIMS FOR RACIAL SUPREMACY IN HAWAII


INTRODUCTION: HOSTS VS. GUESTS; THE SOCIAL CONTRACT OF EQUALITY; THE OLD RELIGION VS. CHRISTIANITY


A DEEP RELIGIOUS BELIEF IN A GENEOLOGICAL (FAMILY) RELATIONSHIP AMONG THE GODS, THE LAND, AND THE PEOPLE


THE USE OF HAWAIIAN RELIGION TO CLAIM THAT PEOPLE WITH HAWAIIAN ANCESTRY HAVE AN INHERENT, INALIENABLE RIGHT TO CONTROL THE LAND AND THE GOVERNMENT


THE USE OF HAWAIIAN RELIGION TO CLAIM THAT DIFFERENT FAMILIES OR INDIVIDUALS HAVE DIFFERENT LEVELS OF INHERENT POLITICAL STATURE -- HOW SPIRITUAL POWER, GENEOLOGY, AND POLITICAL POWER INTERACT


THE ROLE OF RELIGIOUS LEADERS AND CHURCHES IN PUSHING HAWAIIAN SOVEREIGNTY TODAY


POLITICAL CONFLICT BETWEEN CHRISTIAN INSTITUTIONS VS. ANCIENT HAWAIIAN RELIGION (ESPECIALLY REGARDING THE ROLE OF HULA)


POLITICAL CLAIMS TO COLLECTIVE CULTURAL "INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY" RIGHTS (ESPECIALLY REGARDING SPIRITUAL SYMBOLS, WAYS OF KNOWING, AND THE SPIRITUAL/CULTURAL INTERPRETATION OF POLITICAL LEADERSHIP)


HOW THE DOGMATISM AND ZEALOTRY OF THE HAWAIIAN SOVEREIGNTY MOVEMENT COMPARE WITH RELIGIOUS DOGMATISM AND ZEALOTRY (ESPECIALLY MUSLIM WAHHABIST FUNDAMENTALISM)


Iolani Palace Rockpile -- Religious Shrine Or Political Symbol? (Vandalism raises questions)


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