NewsHawaiian musician Makana in 'Occupy with Aloha' T-shirt played protest song ...
Makana was enlisted to play a luau, or Hawaiian feast, for members of the Pacific Rim who had gathered in Obama's birthplace Honolulu for an annual summit formulating plans for a Pacific free-trade pact. During the meal on the resort strip Waikiki ... read more
Occupy roundup: Arrests, evacuations and a serenade
"We occupy the streets, we'll occupy the courts, we'll occupy the offices of you, till you do the bidding of the many, not the few," sang Matthew Swalinkavich, a well-known local guitarist who calls himself Makana, the Hawaiian word that means "the ... read more
A Recap of Sunday's APEC Events
Meanwhile, here's a quick recap of Sunday's events: Hawaiian guitarist and "Occupy" sympathizer Makana explained why he sang a protest song for APEC leaders at a dinner Saturday. First Lady Michelle Obama hosted a luncheon, for APEC leaders at Kualoa ... read more