Swiss Criminal Court Accepts Case on War Crimes Committed in Hawai‘i

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Where the following linked documents are in the original German language, an English translation follows.

In 2011, Switzerland passed a statute authorizing the Swiss Attorney General the authority to prosecute war crimes committed abroad. Under Swiss law, all criminal complaints are required to be investigated, and should it be the opinion of the investigator that there are no crimes being committed he is required to draft a report that explains why. This report is subject to review, however, by the Swiss Federal Criminal Court if the report is contested. The review is initiated when a formal Objection is filed with the Court within 10 days in accordance with Article 396(1) of the Swiss Criminal Procedure Code (SCPC). If the Court upholds the Objection, “it may issue instructions to the public prosecutor…on the continuation of the proceedings (Art. 397(3), SCPC).”

This criminal investigation process is very different from criminal investigations that occur within the United States, where the prosecutor has full and complete discretion to investigate a crime or not to investigate, and the decision not to investigate is not subject to review by a higher authority.

In a 2012 decision, the Swiss Federal Criminal Court rejected immunity claims made by a former Algerian Defense Minister Khaled Nezzar that he was immune from prosecution because the alleged war crimes occurred during his time in government office. The Court stated immunity is not available for international crimes such as war crimes, crimes against humanity, torture or genocide.

Dr. Keanu SaiIn December 2014, Dr. Keanu Sai, who represented two victims of war crimes from Hawai‘i through limited powers of attorney, filed a war crime complaint with the Swiss Attorney General (AG) in Bern, Switzerland. Dr. Sai filed additional complaints in January 2015. This initiated an investigation by Prosecutor Andreas Müller from the Swiss AG’s War Crimes Unit that eventually came before the Swiss Federal Criminal Court Objections Chamber in April 2015. The Court decreed that it could not accept Dr. Sai’s Objection due to a procedural technicality.

The Hawaiian Kingdom blog has redacted the name of one of the complainants for security and safety concerns.

After the Court’s decision, Dr. Sai was given information from a reliable source in Switzerland that a former Prosecutor of the Attorney General’s War Crime Unit (Center of Competence for International Crimes) admitted that after receiving the war crime complaints, the War Crime Unit could not refute the evidence of war crimes, and stated, anecdotally, it was as if a bomb went off in the office. He also admitted that the Swiss AG Office deliberately used a procedural technicality to prevent the Court from reviewing the investigation.

In his Report dated February 3, 2015, Prosecutor Müller took the position that war crimes are not being committed because Hawai‘i was annexed in 1898 by a Congressional joint resolution and in 1959 Congress created the State of Hawai‘i as the 50th State. Because of this, according to the Prosecutor, Hawai‘i is not occupied and therefore war crimes have not been committed. The problem with this reasoning, which the Prosecutor knows is wrong, is that he is relying on United States (US) laws enacted by the US Congress, which has no force and effect beyond US borders. According to this logic, Congress could pass a law today annexing Switzerland and then pass another law calling Switzerland its 50th State of the American Federal Union.

US laws are domestic or national laws that apply over the territory of a particular Nation or State. It has no effect beyond the borders of the country whose legislature enacted it. International laws, however, which are laws between nations, can annex foreign territory, which is a treaty or an agreement between the two States. There is no treaty between the Hawaiian Kingdom and the United States. Instead, Hawai‘i was occupied during the Spanish-American War on August 12, 1898, and that occupation has since continued under a cloak of deception and lies.

Responding to Prosecutor Müller’s error of relying on US laws and not international laws, Dr. Sai sent an Objection dated March 31 to the Federal Criminal Court, via FedEx, on April 1, 2015, which was one day prior to the expiration of the ten-day period. The Objection reached the Court in Bellinzona on April 8, 2015. The following day, the Court issued an Order to the Prosecutor to turn over all evidence of his investigation for consideration by the Court.

In just twenty days, the Court issued their Decision on April 28, 2015. After the Court named the former CEO of Deutsche Bank Josef Ackermann, State of Hawai‘i Governor Neal Abercrombie, Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui, Director of Taxation Frederik Pablo, and Deputy Director Joshua Wisch as alleged war criminals of pillaging, and stating that the 1864 Hawaiian-Swiss Treaty was not cancelled, the Court concluded it was unable to accept the Objection because it was not filed timely within the required 10-day period.

In its judgment, the Court cited a 2012 Federal Criminal Court decision that concluded if a party uses FedEx, being a private courier, and not the Swiss Postal Service or diplomatic representative, the Court can only accept the filings on the day received and not sent. This was the procedural technicality that the former prosecutor spoke of, which is what they used in an attempt to slow down the process. Having been made aware of the actions taken by the Swiss AG’s office, Dr. Sai was preparing to re-file the complaints.

“At the center of these proceedings,” said Dr. Sai, “is whether a domestic law of the United States could have annexed another independent State, being the Hawaiian Kingdom. From a law standpoint it is clear that it cannot because domestic laws are limited to the territory of that particular country.” Dr. Sai also stated, “since the Permanent Court of Arbitration recognized the continued existence of the Hawaiian Kingdom as a “State” during arbitration proceedings from 1999-2001, the Swiss Prosecutor cannot claim otherwise unless he has evidence under international law that the Permanent Court of Arbitration didn’t have that Hawai‘i was annexed by a treaty. If there is a treaty then there are no war crimes, but if there is no treaty then you have war crimes. It’s that simple. ”

Mike McCartneyBefore the re-filing, Dr. Sai met with Governor David Ige’s Chief of Staff Mike McCartney on three occasions in June of 2015. In these meetings that lasted over two hours each, Dr. Sai conveyed to McCartney that his clients were willing to forgo re-filing the complaint with the Swiss AG’s office if the Governor’s office would take corrective measures to address this matter. Dr. Sai also explained the remedy to the situation, which stems from his doctoral research in political science. On July 2, 2015, Dr. Sai provided McCartney a Report that covered what was discussed in the three meetings and a proposed remedy in line with international law and relevant rules of the State of Hawai‘i. After numerous failed attempts to reach McCartney, it left Dr. Sai with no alternative but to re-file the complaint, which would include Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui who is a carry over from the previous administration under Governor Abercrombie.

On August 18, 2015, the War Crimes Report and Complaint was re-filed.  The investigation commenced in August and lasted for nearly six months. Prosecutor Müller issued a Report on January 28, 2016, again relying on the 1898 joint resolution of annexation and the 1959 Statehood Act.

Dr. Sai received Prosecutor Müller’s Report on February 13, 2016, which made the ten-day window expire on February 23. Dr. Sai sent his Objection to the Federal Criminal Court Objections Chamber on February 20, through the Swiss Postal Service in Geneva, and the Court received it on February 22. According to Article 91(2), SCPC, filings “must be delivered on the day of expiry of the time limit at the latest…handed for delivery to SwissPost, a Swiss diplomatic or consular representations.” In other words, delivery by the Swiss Postal Service or to a diplomatic or consular post is recognized by its post date and not by its date received.

On that same day the Court received Dr. Sai’s Objection, it issued an Order to Prosecutor Müller to furnish the Court right away all records of his investigation. Dr. Sai was copied on the Order.

The following month, Dr. Sai received a Letter from the Court dated March 2, 2016, whereby the Court notified him that the case has been accepted for review and that he will need to provide a security for court costs in the amount of 2,000 Swiss Francs to be deposited in the Court’s bank account by March 14, 2016. Additionally, Dr. Sai was also directed by the Court to resubmit the Objection with his original signature. Dr. Sai’s original Objection pleading that was sent on February 20 had a scanned signature and not his original.

On March 9, 2016, while Dr. Sai was visiting with a friend in San Francisco, he went to the Swiss Consulate to have his letter and package sent to the Court through diplomatic courier. The Consulate acknowledged its receipt of the package on the same day. Swiss law recognizes the “post-date” if sent through the Swiss Consulate, which means the package would be recognized by the Court as being filed on March 9, which is before the March 14 deadline.

Here follows the list of individuals who have been under a criminal investigation for war crimes since August 2015, and which is now under review by the Swiss Federal Criminal Court in Bellinzona, Switzerland.

  1. Greg K. Nakamura—Judge, Circuit Court of the Third Circuit, State of Hawai‘i, whose address is Hale Kaulike, 777 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720-4212, Alleged War crime—Principal perpetrator of denial of a fair and regular trial;
  1. Josef Ackermann, former Chief Executive Officer, Deutsch Bank Management Board, parent company of Deutsche Bank National Trust Company and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, whose address is Gottfried Keller-Strasse 7, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland, Alleged War Crimes—Principal perpetrator of pillaging and accomplice to denial of a fair and regular trial and unlawful arrest and detention;
  1. Jürgen Fitschen, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Bank Management Board, parent company of Deutsche Bank National Trust Company and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, whose address is Taunusanlage 12, 60325 Frankfurt, Germany, Alleged War Crimes—Principal perpetrator of pillaging and accomplice to denial of a fair and regular trial and unlawful arrest and detention;
  1. Anshu Jain, Co-Chief Executive Officer, Deutsche Bank Management Board, parent company of Deutsche Bank National Trust Company and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, whose address is Taunusanlage 12, 60325 Frankfurt, Germany, Alleged War Crimes—Principal perpetrator of pillaging and accomplice to denial of a fair and regular trial and unlawful arrest and detention;
  1. Stefan Krause, Chief Financial Officer, Deutsche Bank Management Board, parent company of Deutsche Bank National Trust Company and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, whose address is Taunusanlage 12, 60325 Frankfurt, Germany, Alleged War Crimes—Principal perpetrator of pillaging and accomplice to denial of a fair and regular trial and unlawful arrest and detention;
  1. Stephan Leithner, Chief Executive Officer Europe (except Germany and UK), Human Resources, Legal & Compliance, Government and Regulatory Affairs, Deutsche Bank Management Board, parent company of Deutsche Bank National Trust Company and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, whose address is Taunusanlage 12, 60325 Frankfurt, Germany, Alleged War Crimes—Principal perpetrator of pillaging and accomplice to denial of a fair and regular trial and unlawful arrest and detention;
  1. Stuart Lewis, Chief Risk Officer, Deutsche Bank Management Board, parent company of Deutsche Bank National Trust Company and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, whose address is Taunusanlage 12, 60325 Frankfurt, Germany, Alleged War Crimes—Principal perpetrator of pillaging and accomplice to denial of a fair and regular trial and unlawful arrest and detention;
  1. Rainer Neske, Head of Private and Business Clients, Deutsche Bank Management Board, parent company of Deutsche Bank National Trust Company and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, whose address is Taunusanlage 12, 60325 Frankfurt, Germany, Alleged War Crimes—Principal perpetrator of pillaging and accomplice to denial of a fair and regular trial and unlawful arrest and detention;
  1. Henry Ritchotte, Chief Operating Officer, Deutsche Bank Management Board, parent company of Deutsche Bank National Trust Company and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, whose address is Taunusanlage 12, 60325 Frankfurt, Germany, Alleged War Crimes—Principal perpetrator of pillaging and accomplice to denial of a fair and regular trial and unlawful arrest and detention;
  1. Charles R. Prather, attorney for Deutsche Bank National Trust Company and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, belonging to the law firm RCO Hawaii, LLLC, whose address is 900 Fort Street Mall, Suite 800, Honolulu, HI 96813, Alleged War Crimes—Principal perpetrator of pillaging and accomplice to denial of a fair and regular trial and unlawful arrest and detention;
  1. Sofia M. Hirosone, attorney for Deutsche Bank National Trust Company and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, belonging to the law firm RCO Hawaii, LLLC, whose address is 900 Fort Street Mall, Suite 800, Honolulu, HI 96813, Alleged War Crimes—Principal perpetrator of pillaging and accomplice to denial of a fair and regular trial and unlawful arrest and detention;
  1. Michael G.K. Wong, attorney for Deutsche Bank National Trust Company and Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, belonging to the law firm RCO Hawaii, LLLC, whose address is 900 Fort Street Mall, Suite 800, Honolulu, HI 96813, Alleged War Crimes—Principal perpetrator of pillaging and accomplice to denial of a fair and regular trial and unlawful arrest and detention; and
  1. Glenn Swanson, realtor belonging to the real estate firm Savio Realty, whose address is 15-2911 Pahoa Village Rd, Pahoa, HI 96778, Alleged War Crimes—Principal perpetrator of pillaging and accomplice unlawful arrest and detention; and
  1. Sandra Hegerfeldt, realtor belonging to the real estate firm Savio Realty, whose address is 15-2911 Pahoa Village Rd, Pahoa, HI 96778, Alleged War Crimes—Accomplice to pillaging and unlawful arrest and detention; and
  1. Jessica Hall, realtor belonging to the real estate firm Savio Realty, whose address is 15-2911 Pahoa Village Rd, Pahoa, HI 96778, Alleged War Crimes—Accomplice to pillaging and unlawful arrest and detention; and
  1. Dana Kenny, realtor belonging to the real estate firm Savio Realty, whose address is 15-2911 Pahoa Village Rd, Pahoa, HI 96778, Alleged War Crimes—Accomplice to pillaging and unlawful arrest and detention; and
  1. Shawn H. Tsuha, at the time of the pillaging, unfair trial and unlawful arrest, Sheriff, State of Hawai‘i Department of Public Safety Sheriff’s Department, whose address is 919 Ala Moana Boulevard, 4th Floor, Honolulu, HI 96814, Alleged War Crimes—Principal perpetrator of pillaging and accomplice to denial of a fair and regular trial and unlawful arrest and detention; and
  1. Patrick Kawai, Lieutenant, State of Hawai‘i Department of Public Safety Sheriff’s Department, whose address is Hale Kaulike, 777 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720-4212, Alleged War Crimes—Principal perpetrator of pillaging and accomplice to denial of a fair and regular trial and unlawful arrest and detention.
  1. Samuel Jelsma, Captain, County of Hawai‘i Police Department, State of Hawai‘i, whose address is 15-2615 Kea‘au-Pahoa Road, Hilo, HI 96778, Alleged War Crimes—Principal perpetrator of unlawful arrest and detention;
  1. Reed Mahuna, Lieutenant, County of Hawai‘i Police Department, State of Hawai‘i, whose address is 15-2615 Kea‘au-Pahoa Road, Hilo, HI 96778, Alleged War Crimes—Principal perpetrator of unlawful arrest and detention;
  1. Brian Hunt, Patrolman, County of Hawai‘i Police Department, State of Hawai‘i, whose address is 15-2615 Kea‘au-Pahoa Road, Hilo, HI 96778, Alleged War Crimes—Principal perpetrator of unlawful arrest and detention;
  1. Glenn Hara, Judge, Circuit Court of the Third Circuit, State of Hawai‘i, whose address is Hale Kaulike, 777 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo, HI 96720-4212, Alleged War Crimes—Principal perpetrator of denial of a fair and regular trial; and
  1. Mitch Roth, Prosecuting Attorney, County of Hawai‘i, whose address is Aupuni Center, 655 Kilauea Avenue, Hilo, HI 96820, Alleged War Crimes—Principal perpetrator of unlawful arrest and accomplice to denial of a fair and regular trial.
  1. Barack Obama, President of the United States, whose address is 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20500, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of unlawful appropriation of property;
  1. Jack Lew, Secretary, United States Treasury, since February 28, 2013, whose address 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20220, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of unlawful appropriation of property;
  1. Neal Wolin, former Secretary, United States Treasury, from January 25, 2013 to February 28, 2013, whose address 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20220, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of unlawful appropriation of property;
  1. Timothy F. Geithner, former Secretary, United States Treasury, from January 26, 2009 to January 25, 2013, whose address 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20220, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of unlawful appropriation of property;
  1. Stuart A. Levey, former Secretary, United States Treasury, from January 20, 2009 to January 26, 2009, whose address 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20220, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of unlawful appropriation of property;
  1. Henry M. Paulson, former Secretary, United States Treasury, from July 10, 2006 to January 20, 2009, whose address 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20220, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of unlawful appropriation of property;
  1. Robert M. Kimmit, former Secretary, United States Treasury, from June 30, 2006 to July 10, 2006, whose address 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20220, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of unlawful appropriation of property;
  1. John W. Snow, former Secretary, United States Treasury, from February 3, 2003 to June 30, 2006, whose address 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C. 20220, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of unlawful appropriation of property;
  1. Neal Abercrombie, former Governor, State of Hawai‘i, from December 6, 2010 to December 1, 2014, whose address is State of Hawai‘i Executive Chambers, State Capital, Honolulu, HI 96813, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of pillaging;
  1. Linda Lingle, former Governor, State of Hawai‘i, from December 2, 2002 to December 6, 2010, whose address is State of Hawai‘i Executive Chambers, State Capital, Honolulu, HI 96813, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of pillaging;
  1. Ben Cayetano, former Governor, State of Hawai‘i, from December 2, 1994 to December 2, 2002, whose address is State of Hawai‘i Executive Chambers, State Capital, Honolulu, HI 96813, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of pillaging;
  1. Shan Tsutsui, Lieutenant Governor, State of Hawai‘i, since December 27, 2012, whose address is State of Hawai‘i Executive Chambers, State Capital, Honolulu, HI 96813, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of pillaging;
  1. Brian Schatz, former Lieutenant Governor, State of Hawai‘i, from December 6, 2010 to December 26, 2012, whose address is State of Hawai‘i Executive Chambers, State Capital, Honolulu, HI 96813, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of pillaging;
  1. Duke Aiona, former Lieutenant Governor, State of Hawai‘i, from December 4, 2002 to December 6, 2010, whose address is State of Hawai‘i Executive Chambers, State Capital, Honolulu, HI 96813, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of pillaging;
  1. Mazie Hirono, former Lieutenant Governor, State of Hawai‘i, from December 2, 1994 to December 2, 2002, whose address is State of Hawai‘i Executive Chambers, State Capital, Honolulu, HI 96813, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of pillaging;
  1. Frederik Pablo, former Director of Taxation, State of Hawai‘i, from 2010 to 2014, whose address is State of Hawai‘i Executive Chambers, State Capital, Honolulu, HI 96813, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of pillaging;
  1. Stanley Shiraki, former Director of Taxation, State of Hawai‘i, from 2009 to 2010, whose address is State of Hawai‘i Executive Chambers, State Capital, Honolulu, HI 96813, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of pillaging;
  1. Kurt Kawafuchi, former Director of Taxation, State of Hawai‘i, from 2006 to 2009, whose address is State of Hawai‘i Executive Chambers, State Capital, Honolulu, HI 96813, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of pillaging;
  1. Joshua Wisch, former Deputy Director of Taxation, State of Hawai‘i, from 2012 to 2013, and currently serving as Spokesman for the Attorney General’s Office of the State of Hawai‘i, whose address is State of Hawai‘i Executive Chambers, State Capital, Honolulu, HI 96813, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of pillaging;
  1. Randolf L.M. Baldemor, former Deputy Director of Taxation, State of Hawai‘i, from 2010 to 2012, whose address is State of Hawai‘i Executive Chambers, State Capital, Honolulu, HI 96813, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of pillaging;
  1. Ronald B. Randall, former Deputy Director of Taxation, State of Hawai‘i, from 2009 to 2010, whose address is State of Hawai‘i Executive Chambers, State Capital, Honolulu, HI 96813, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of pillaging;
  1. Sandra Yahiro, former Deputy Director of Taxation, State of Hawai‘i, from 2006 to 2009, whose address is State of Hawai‘i Executive Chambers, State Capital, Honolulu, HI 96813, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of pillaging;
  1. Bernard Carvalho, Mayor for Kaua‘i County, State of Hawai‘i, since December 1, 2008, whose address is 4444 Rice St., Suite 235, Lihue, HI 96766, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of pillaging;
  1. Kaipo Asing, former Mayor for Kaua‘i County, State of Hawai‘i, from July 17, 2008 to December 1, 2008, whose address is 4444 Rice St., Suite 235, Lihue, HI 96766, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of pillaging; and
  1. Bryan Baptiste, former Mayor for Kaua‘i County, State of Hawai‘i, from 2002 to July 17, 2008, who is deceased, Alleged War Crime—Principal perpetrator of pillaging.

These individuals are named as alleged war criminals for pillaging, unlawful appropriation of property, unfair trial and unlawful confinement, which are all war crimes under the Fourth Geneva Convention (1949) and international humanitarian law.

To understand the background of the alleged war crimes committed against Kale Kepekaio Gumapac by Deutsche Bank and State of Hawai‘i officials, Big Island Video News uploaded a 5-part news series in 2013.

32 thoughts on “Swiss Criminal Court Accepts Case on War Crimes Committed in Hawai‘i

  1. East Maui Taro Farmers go up mauka and free your water It is your right No one can touch you We not wrong They wrong Kalo first No Kalo No Kanaka Maoli

  2. Aloha no a me mahalo piha e ke Kauka Kawika Keanu Sai. It is a good lesson for all of us. Don’t give up even if your case appears to be hopeless. We can fall many times, but what counts is how many times we can stand up and start all over.

  3. If the Swiss AG went out of its way to try to disqualify the complaint by a technicality, how much real effort are they going to put into investigating? Stall tactics? More technicality?

    • Aloha Thomas, it was not the Swiss AG but the Swiss prosecutor that used the technicality. Even though it seems manini it is standard operating procedure (SOP) and he was right to use the10 day filing rule which gave him additional breathing room until the complaint would be refiled. If you read between the lines you would have seen the bigger picture of the prosecutor shifting the burden off of himself and onto the objection chambers. He did this by leaving himself wide open for an objection when he erroneously relied on the 1898 joint resolution of annexation and 1959 Statehood act as the basis for no occupation since Hawaii is part of the U.S. and therefor no war crimes. If the 3 Judge panel at the objection chambers over rules the objection (highly unlikely) he is off the hook. If they uphold the objection then they can issue instructions/order to the prosecutor to proceed with investigation and indictment. If that is the case then the prosecutor can say he is not the one pursuing the investigation but is under instruction/order of the court. Try to put yourself in his shoes, the complaint placed him in the position of investigating some very powerful people in the U.S. as well as his own country. Can’t blame the guy, he needed to find a way to cover his okole and still do his job. Unlike the U.S. system the Judges in the objection chambers can monitor of even be involved with the investigation.

      • Yes Kekoa, I concur with your take on this about the Swiss Prosecutor who seemingly was shirking his duties on this matter. I think he found a way to weasel out of getting in the way of the U.S., especially the Ambassador-at-Large of the United States for War Crime Issues, Stephen j. Rapp who is a highly respected envoy appointed by Pres. Obama. Again, i think the prosecutor here was just trying to avoid any sparks igniting a
        conflagration in his office. I am very comfortable/confident that Dr. Keanu will be successful in his pursuit of Justice for our existing Hawaiian Nation and Lahui.

        • Aloha Frank, the arbitrators at the PCA (Larsen vs. Hawaiian Kingdom) concluded the HK continues to exist as a state. The Judges at the objection chambers will be basically reviewing the same information. One would presume it meets their criteria for the same conclusion as the PCA.

          • Mahalo nui, e Kekoa on the feedback. Things are resonating out there and I feel positive that Justice will be forthcoming for all parties involved. It will take a little time till a “show cause hearing” is called by the ruling Judge, then we know things are pretty much for real.

          • Aloha Frank, first let’s see which individual(s) get indicted by the prosecutor. Pursuant to (SCPC) Art. 324 thru 327, these charges are non-contestable. Once that happens and the Judge(s) utilize Title’s 7 & 8 (SCPC) it’s definitely game on.

  4. EO!! Someone once told me GOD will favor the Hawaiian People. This could be the Prophecy once spoke of called the (Huli Au)…Mahalo Dr Sai
    What was in the dark is coming to light!!

  5. Awue loa! Just wow! I felt like I jumped off Makapuu Lighthouse point after reading this. Especially after reading the paragraph about the meetings with that State of Hawaii Governor’s Chief of Staff where Dr. Sai provided a way out through all of this and they did not do it. Just like how the United States was provided an opportunity to prove that Hawaii is legally part of the United States at the Permanent Court of Arbitration, they did not do it. They honestly just really don’t get it! They know very much that Hawaii is occupied and has never been part of the United States for the last 120+ years so why continue to lie to the world and to us? Not to mention why continue to put our lives in extreme danger from foreign attacks due to the U.S. military’s illegal presence here under the 1907 Hague Regulations? There is a way to get out of this situation and Dr. Sai gave the opportunity to do so. But since that did not happen, now the people listed above are now being under review for War Crimes. And that is totally beyond serious no questions asked because if there is evidence of War Crimes that have been committed by any one of those people listed above, they’re going to be facing Nuremburg-style trials and just as said above, there will be no immunity. Take this, for example, in the summer of 2015, a former Nazi-German death camp guard was charged with being an accessory to the murder of 300,000 people. He is now serving 4 years in prison because of that and the amazing thing about him is this: He is in his 90’s and is now serving time for the War Crime he had committed despite the fact how old he really is. He will not be released until he is 98 years old. Another example– Albert Speer, a Nazi-German architect, did not get any mercy nor immunity from prosecution despite the fact he admitted the War Crimes he had committed (Transferring of civilians and prisoners of war from German occupied territories and using them for force laboring). Albert Speer was sentence to 20 years in prison. This should give the people listed above an indication of how serious this is and the impacts it could have on them.

    The U.S. occupation of Hawaii is not worth anybody’s life and not only does it have to end, it WILL end! The evidence is beyond overwhelming and now people are being held responsible. I see now it is only a matter of time before the inevitable happens.

  6. Aloha Iolani, yes I agree this is pretty serious for those who committed war crimes in Hawaii. This also should serve as a deterrent for those who may think of attempting this type of criminal behavior. More importantly, if an indictment should come down from the prosecutors office for war crimes it verifies Hawaii is occupied and will begin to reshape how the international community views our situation. International entities such as the ICC, ICRC and United Nations General Assembly will be obligated to step up their game. This will definitely put in check the legal obligation of the U.S. Pacific Command that has boots on the ground in occupied territory. Victims also have the option for prosecution in HK courts once they are up and running. Civil actions could also arise by foreign businesses who were injured for being assessed illegal U.S. duties and tariffs for goods sold in Hawaii. Wonder how many “made in China” products over the past 120 years were illegally assessed? The ramifications are huge. Pretty sure that’s why the prosecutor balked the first time around and shifted the burden to the objection chambers. He didn’t want to be the one to make the legal determination Hawaii is occupied.

    • liskir, your theory does not apply to Hawaii since it is occupied and therefore all contracts are void. Well, maybe they will make up the deficit when the collateralize a mass naturalization to all illegal aliens in the U.S. once Hawaii’s occupation scam is revealed. LOL

  7. Let us not forget that in June, the U.N. will read the Letter sent to parties from Liko Martin regarding the same such issues of War Crimes……..

  8. Please help me understand. Assume all goes in the direction you all want it to. What is the best case scenario for the” Hawaiian” people? Then I ask what will the benifit be and how will it affect the “people” BORN AND RAISED (non HAWAIIAN) of Hawaii?
    Aloha

    • Let’s take a Miracle Scenario,

      After a favorable ruling of the Swiss Court the United States will not claim exemptions and accepts the ruling. As a consequence it allows the Hawaiian Islands to secede from the Union. The Hawaiian Kingdom will become an independent country again. The Hawaiians by koko are automatically Hawaiian nationals. All others living in Hawaii have the right to decide if they want to become Hawaiian nationals and if so, within two years after restoring Hawaii’s sovereignty they will renounce all foreign citizenships (including the American one) and pledge allegiance to the Hawaiian Kingdom and they become Hawaiian nationals. If they decide not to do so, after the two years of thinking time they will have to leave the Hawaiian Islands of the country of their choice for good. If they remain and become Hawaiian nationals, gradually they will learn the official language (‘olelo Hawai’i) of the Hawaiian Kingdom and with their work will help the Hawaiian Kingdom become again a strong, peaceful nation. If the Hawaiian Kingdom does not have strength to enforce these measures, it will be lost like one day just like the United States will be in the quagmire of trying to seemingly satisfy each group of people’s desire for convenience.

      • Regarding miracle senerio , first of all , we need to remember all that live today have been doctrinized American style thinking and speaking – the Kingdom did NOT go anywhere , its stand exactly in the same place and laws etc when the fraud happened back a hundrend plus years ago –
        We all just have to remember to speak so – we cannot reinstate the kingdom , we just need to acknowledge the fraud happened and the people needs to 1- return home 2- educate 3- speak correctly .. we will continue where it left off and bring up the laws to meet the changes but not the ground work of our ancestors-
        Everyone needs to be re-educated and there will be a learning curve but most of all , keep Pono and aloha at the forefront of returning home ! Allow Akau to lead The Hawaiians to digest and be proud they made it thru the roughest storm in history … don’t be self centered but allow the Hawaiians to digest and heal from this mess America did to them — it’s time has come ! Kupuna’s celebrate in humblesness and allow aloha to reach the world ….

    • Aloha Billy, I’m sure if important decisions regarding your life needed to be made, you would want to be the one making those decisions. Would you allow someone that doesn’t share your same beliefs making those decisions for you? Some of the responses posted regarding your questions are non-sense and fear tactics. Check out other occupations and transition models and the fear will dissipate.

  9. I still hold firm that the unlawful U.S. Belligerent occupation commenced on January 17, 1893 till today. They set up their puppet government called the Provisional Government which in turn became the ipso facto Republic of Hawaii. The Turpie Resolution of 1894 and the Ku’e Petitions of 1897 supports this as well. Hawaiian Kingdom subjects and foreign Asian contract workers were not part of the Republic of Hawaii and when the unlawful Joint Resolution proclaimed all citizens of the Republic of Hawaii as U.S. Citizens, most of their alleged citizens were already U.S. Citizens. This means that the bona fide Hawaiian Kingdom citizens have remained lawfully subjects of the Hawaiian Kingdom and their descendants have retained citizenship to the Hawaiian Kingdom today.

  10. In 1959, the vast majority of Hawaii’s voters including Native Hawaiians voted for Statehood. That single event over-rules everything that went before it. End of story.

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