ABOUT US >

My name is Kaiya, and I am a 17-year old Okinawan-American high school student from Portland, Oregon. I recently went back to Henoko this spring because I was frustrated with the silence of the media around this crisis. 

 

I wanted to make a documentary to show the world what's happening. My documentary, "Our Island's Treasure," focuses on the current destruction of the beautiful Okinawan ocean in Henoko and the fight by native Uchinanchu people to protect it. Please help spread awareness.

 

In addition, as a youth member of the Global Uchinanchu Alliance, we organized our first National Week of Action for Henoko on 5/26 - 6/1 and will continue to call on collective action from within the U.S. The information on all of the action ideas are listed in detail on this website. Please join us and share with all of your networks. 

 

This is an emergency. Let's rise for Henoko!

© 2019 Created by Kaiya Yonamine.

ACTION IDEA #10:

SPREAD THE PETITION

Urge U.S. House Armed Services Committee to end the base construction in Henoko.

CLICK HERE FOR THE PETITION.

Action: Sign the petition to demand the U.S. House Armed Services Committee to end the base construction in Henoko, Okinawa.

TIME TO DO THIS ACTION: 3 minutes

DO:

  • Step 1: Click here for the petition link (via actionnetwork.org).

  • Step 2: (If needed) Read the background information and description of petition.

  • Step 3: Enter your name, email address, zip code, and any additional comments you have (optional).

  • Step 4: Click the red box labeled "Add Your Name" beneath the petition.

  • Step 5: SHARE THE LINK with other friends, family, peers, community members, etc.

Sign this petition to tell the U.S. House Armed Services Committee to immediately stop the base construction and ocean destruction in Henoko-Oura Bay.