03/09/2020

Riots: Violent

demonstrationID: 8051745

LOCATION: Wainiha

FATALITIES: 0

ACTORS: Rioters (United States)

NOTES: On 4 September 2020, about 60 people including mostly indigenous demonstrators gathered on the North Shore in Wainiha (Hawaii) to oppose the religious Love Has Won nonprofit whose leader claims to be the reincarnation of Hawaiian deity Pele. Demonstrators lit three bonfires as a form of purification while police watched from afar. The demonstration turned violent overnight when a firework was set off and glass was shattered. Private property was also damaged. [size=about 60]

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