YAL in Action

Check out YAL activities on campus and updates from around the liberty movement.

Tag: Hawai’i
  • Campus Invasion in Hawai’i (part two)

    I was lucky enough to have a visit from my regional director, Mr. Adam Weinberg, and while he was in Hawai’i we invaded four campuses, and ended up starting chapters at each campus we invaded. I wanted to share some of the tactics that we used to start these chapters. First, it is always good …

  • Campus Invasions in Hawai’i (part one)

    The second week of September, I invaded five campuses armed with books (Why Liberty), a sign, and sign-up lists. My mission was to identify students who are passionate about promoting liberty on each campus. Luckily, I had made some allies on most of the campuses I planned to invade, which came in handy when navigating …

  • Stop Crony Capitalism, Jenga-nomics, and Free Market 101 Activism Table

    YAL at the University of Hawai’i in Manoa used the Crony Capitalism, Jenga-nomics, and Free-Market 101 activism kits to table three occasions in the last two months. We displayed the Free-Market 101 kit the first two tabling events and we received a lot attention and good feedback. Students were amazed to learn that many countries …

  • Free Roger Christie!

    Hawai’i’s “Marijuana Minister” Roger Christie was arrested in Hilo, Hawai’i for possession and distribution of marijuana in July 2010, and he was held without bail or trial in Honolulu Federal Detention Center for more than two years. Hawai’i State representative, Sam Slom (R), has submitted resolution ‘SR 12’ to release Roger Christie and initiate an …

  • How the Jones Act hurts Hawai’i

    Young Americans for Liberty at University of Hawai’i-Manoa has teamed up with former State Senator John Carroll to bring awareness to his class action lawsuit against the Jones Act, and educate the public on how the Jones Act hinders the economy in Hawai’i. The Jones Act has created an oligopoly which controls 99% of merchant …

  • Liberty Not Bound by Generation

    On Thursday, November 29, 2012, the Young Americans for Liberty Chapter at the University of Hawaii at Manoa had the privilege of hosting former Hawaii State Senator John Carroll (R). Senator Carroll spoke to the YAL members about his personal commitment to promoting the liberty movement by making it his life’s mission to see the …

  • An “Open” Election: It’s Not Just the Red and the Blue Anymore

    Honolulu, HI – The University of Hawaii at Manoa chapters of the Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) and Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society, together with the Politically Active Student Alliance (PASA) co-hosted a mock election this past Thursday, November 1, 2012 at the University of Hawaii at Manoa Campus Center. A public …