Tag: Indigenous

Archived: White Guys in Chicago Use White Lawyers to Threaten Hawaiians Over 'Aloha' and 'Poke'

The white-led Aloha Poke Company of Chicago has sent via its white-led law firm, trademark infringement letters to Hawaiian businesses demanding cease and desist of using “Aloha” and “poke”— staples of Hawaiian culture — to market their Hawaiian restaurants. Social media users have expressed disgust with a #NoAlohaPokeCo campaign and…