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Hauʻoli Lā Hānau e Walter Ritte



Walter Ritte (Born April 12, 1945) has been a pillar of social activism in Hawaiʻi for over 40 years. Below are resources where you can find videos, articles and books on his leadership throughout the years.


KAHOʻOLAWE


VIDEOS


Reclaiming Kahoolawe - History of Bombing

February 27, 2009


Story of Kahoolawe by Those Who Were There

May 5, 2012


Walter Ritte - on Hawaiian Rights July 3, 2020



ARTICLES


Kahoolawe 1976: Walter Ritte on trial

https://www.ilind.net/gallery_old/ritte1976/index.htm

April 1976

It’s the anniversary of the first protest landing on Kahoolawe on January 4, 1976

https://www.ilind.net/2015/01/04/its-the-anniversary-of-the-first-protest-landing-on-kahoolawe-on-january-4-1976/

January 4, 2015

Episode 49: The founding of the Protect Kaho‘olawe ʻOhana with Walter Ritte

https://www.hawaiipublicradio.org/post/episode-49-founding-protect-kaho-olawe-ohana-walter-ritte#stream/0

February 5, 2016

Uncle Walter Ritte, on Reclaiming Kaho'olawe https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/37580583/listen-uncle-walter-ritte-on-reclaiming-kahoolawe/

February 23, 2018


BOOKS


Mary Ellen Snodgrass (8 April 2015). Civil Disobedience: An Encyclopedic History of Dissidence in the United States. Routledge. p. 177. ISBN 978-1-317-47441-8.

https://books.google.com/books?id=mGrxBwAAQBAJ&pg=PA177#v=onepage&q&f=false

Mansel G. Blackford (2007). Pathways to the Present: U.s. Development and Its Consequences in the Pacific. University of Hawaii Press. p. 45. ISBN 978-0-8248-3073-1.

https://books.google.com/books?id=LjYe0SSy5cIC&pg=PA45#v=onepage&q&f=false

Wayne Westlake; Mei-Li M. Siy; Richard Hamasaki (2009). Westlake: Poems by Wayne Kaumualii Westlake (1947-1984). University of Hawaii Press. p. 21. ISBN 978-0-8248-3067-0.

https://books.google.com/books?id=ZhvGvJzSRjoC&pg=PR21#v=onepage&q=walter&f=false

Walter Ritte; Richard W. Sawyer (1980). Nā Mana'o Aloha O Kaho'olawe. Aloha 'Āina O Nā Kūpuna. p. 9.

https://books.google.com/books?id=IWYiAQAAMAAJ


GMO


Walter Ritte on GMO issues - University of Hawaii

January 29, 2013


WALTER RITTE: GMO Eradication

December 14, 2013



walter ritte GMO protest

October 10, 2010



Walter Ritte Jr. addressing GMO food

November 3, 2012


ARTICLES


Taro Research Protested on Kauai

http://www.islandbreath.org/2007Year/01-farming/0701-14KauaiGMOProtest.html

August 15, 2007

Maui Rally Against GMO Draws Strong Turnout

https://mauinow.com/2013/03/23/photos-maui-rally-against-gmo-draws-strong-turnout/

March 23, 2013

Hawai'i Anti-GMO Activists Rely On Mainland Millionaires For 'Grassroots' Campaign

https://www.forbes.com/sites/jonentine/2013/10/02/hawaii-anti-gmo-activists-rely-on-mainland-millionaires-for-grassroots-campaign/#5e4e2e19bfe1

October 2, 2013



MOLOKAʻI RANCH


VIDEOS


Molokai Ranch sale

February 1, 2019


ARTICLES


REPORT OF MOLOKAI WATER WORKING GROUP

https://www.mauicounty.gov/DocumentCenter/View/4516/MolWtrWorkingGrpMay08?bidId=

May 2008

With 55K acres up for sale, Molokai residents unite to send a message

https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/36709062/friendly-isle-community-sends-message-to-prospective-buyer-of-molokai-ranch/

October 28, 2017

Activists demand water diverted for Molokaʻi ranch be restored

https://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/2019/07/02/group-demands-state-restore-diverted-stream-flows-by-molokai-ranch/

July 1, 2019

Molokai group seeks to restore stream flows

https://www.mauinews.com/news/local-news/2019/07/molokai-group-seeks-to-restore-stream-flows/

July 2, 2019

Molokai Ranch’s use of stream water is challenged

https://www.staradvertiser.com/2019/07/02/hawaii-news/molokai-ranchs-use-of-stream-water-is-challenged/

July 2, 2019

Moloka‘i Group Demands Stream Flow Restoration

https://mauinow.com/2019/07/02/molokai-group-demands-stream-flow-restoration/

July 2, 2019

With Moloka'i Ranch Up for Sale, Community Seeks To Reclaim Streams

https://www.hawaiipublicradio.org/post/molokai-ranch-sale-community-seeks-reclaim-streams#stream/0

July 4, 2019

A Call for Stream Restoration

https://themolokaidispatch.com/a-call-for-stream-restoration/

July 11, 2019


MAUNA KEA


VIDEOS


OHA: Walter Ritte on Mauna Kea

April 23, 2015


Walter Ritte Speaks about Mauna Kea in Hilo

June 23, 2015


Walter Ritte on Mauna Kea

November 27, 2015



Hawaiian activist Walter Ritte, on protests at Mauna Kea

July 15, 2019


Mauna Kea Protectors Chained to Cattle Guard to Stop TMT

July 16, 2019



ARTICLES


Molokai’s Walter Ritte recalls Kahoolawe amid Mauna Kea struggle

https://www.mauinews.com/news/local-news/2019/07/molokais-walter-ritte-recalls-kahoolawe-amid-mauna-kea-struggle/

July 21, 2019

Why Native Hawaiians are fighting to protect Maunakea from a telescope

https://www.vox.com/identities/2019/7/24/20706930/mauna-kea-hawaii

July 24, 2019

Longtime Native Hawaiian Activist Announces Run For House Seat

https://www.civilbeat.org/beat/longtime-native-hawaiian-activist-announces-run-for-house-seat/

February 19, 2020

Protest against a billion-dollar telescope in Hawaii grows to 1,000 people, leading to brief arrests

https://www.washingtonpost.com/science/2019/07/17/why-an-story-billion-dollar-telescope-is-compelling-hundreds-protest-foot-mountain/

July 18, 2019

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