Loretta Anne Perreira Ritte has protected and nurtured numerous sacred places across the Hawaiian Islands. An early warrior of the Hui Alaloa and the Protect Kaho'olawe 'Ohana, she has continued her aloha 'āina activism particularly defending lands and the unique way of life on her home island of Moloka'i. Below are resources where you can find videos, online and newspaper articles on his leadership throughout the years.

Ho‘ailona and the Coming of the Seals

February 12, 2010

Reflections on George Helm

October 5, 2010

Kaho`olawe Aloha `Aina - George Helm (13:35)


Hawaiian Soul: The Making of a Short Film About George Helm

Kahaulelio, Maxine, et al. Nā Wāhine Koa: Hawaiian Women for Sovereignty and Demilitarization. United States, Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge, 2018.

Wright, Erin Kahunawaika'ala, and Hussey, Ikaika. A Nation Rising: Hawaiian Movements for Life, Land, and Sovereignty. Panama, Duke University Press, 2014.

Wyban, Carol Araki. Tide and Current: Fishponds of Hawai'i. United States, University of Hawaii Press, 2020.

Sawyer, Richard W., and Ritte, Walter. Nā Mana'o Aloha O Kaho'olawe. United States, Aloha 'Āina O Nā Kūpuna, 1978.

HoʻiHoʻi Hou, a Tribute to George Helm & Kimo Mitchell. United States, Bamboo Ridge Press, 1984.

Ritte, Jr., Walter; Sawyer, Richard (1978). Na Mana'o Aloha o Kaho'olawe: Hawai'i Warriors Love for Land and Culture. Honolulu, HI, USA: Aloha 'Aina o na Kupuna, Inc. ASIN B0006Y07P8OCLC 8661294.

 Morales, Rodney, ed. (January 1, 1984). HoʻiHoʻi Hou, a tribute to George Helm & Kimo Mitchell. Bamboo Ridge : the Hawaii writers quarterly. 22. Honolulu, HI, USA: Bamboo Ridge Press. ISBN 9780910043083OCLC 23139318.

Standing for the Mauna


July 25, 2019

Nā Wāhine Koa: A Tribute to Female Leadership in the Aloha ʻĀina Movement


December 3, 2018

Residents stop luxury yacht from visiting Molokai


November 24, 2017

Molokai United


November 1, 2017

Honolulu Advertiser - Loretta Ritte


January 14, 1976