Manulani Meyer Curriculum Vitae
Manulani Aluli Meyer
PO Box 13, Papa‘ikou, Hawai‘i, 96781
Phone: (808) 932-7105 work
- 1994-1998 Harvard University Graduate School of Education - Cambridge , MA .
- Ed. D. in Philosophy of Education (Graduated June 4, 1998 )
- Thesis - "Native Hawaiian Epistemology: Contemporary Narratives"
- Entering Award Scholarship, 1994-95; Awards for Excellence, 1995-96; 1996-97
- 1995 - Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations Award: "For outstanding contributions to intercultural and race relations at Harvard University "
- 1993-1994 Harvard University Graduate School of Education - Cambridge , MA .
- Certificate of Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning
- 1983-1985 University of Northern Colorado - Greeley , CO .
- M.A. in Physical Education (Attended on Coaching Assistantship)
- Excellence in Education Award/Scholarship, 1984-1985
- 1979-1983 University of Hawaiʻi - Honolulu , HI .
- B. Ed. in Secondary Physical Education
- Attended on Athletic Scholarship; Creative Writing Award
1998-Current, Associate Professor - University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Education Department
Undergraduate Courses: Introduction to Education
Post Baccalaureate Courses: Methods and Strategies for Teaching;
Methods of Teaching Social Studies and Language Arts
M.Ed. Courses: Foundations of Education; Ethnicity and Education in Hawaiʻi ; Final Seminar
1998-Spring (two classes), Instructor - University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa School of Education Course:
Seminar in Teaching for pre-service Hawaiian Language Immersion Teachers
Course: Health and Education for pre-service Hawaiian Language Immersion Teachers
1994-1996 (two classes), Teaching Fellow - Harvard University Graduate School of Education
Course: Creating a Peaceful School Community with Professor Steven Brion-Meisels
Course: Sports and Society with Professor Chester Pierce
1995-1996 (part-time), Staff Instructor and Teacher - Cambridge Peace and Justice Corps
Staff developer/trainer for High School project focusing on peace and justice issues
1993-1994 (half-time), Student Projects Coordinator - The Harvard Foundation for Race Relations
Facilitated student projects that dealt with racial and multi-cultural issues and concerns on the Harvard College campus (32 separate groups)
1992-1993, Assistant Director - Na Pua No'eau: University of Hawaiʻi @ Hilo (The Center for Gifted and Talented Native Hawaiian Children)
Responsible for daily programming and facilitation of activities, teacher trainings, research and staff development for program servicing 1,000+ Native Hawaiian children
1988-1992, Coordinator - Hawaiian Leadership Development Program, UH Hilo
I was responsible for teaching, programming and facilitating leadership opportunities for Native Hawaiian college students. Developed unique cultural teaching/mentoring program throughout the islands. Organized six annual Hawaiian Leadership onferences with 500+ participants and helped organize other educational events/workshops throughout Hawaiʻi .
1986-1993, Instructor - University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo
Responsible for teaching one course per semester:
- Human Development (College Retention, Communication, Culture, Self-Concept, etc.)
- Hawaiian Leadership (Cultural Leadership Theory and Practice) one semester only
1986-1988, Counselor - Hawaiian Vocational Education Assistance Program, UH Hilo
Counseling and support services for Native Hawaiian community college students
1987-1993 (6 Seasons), Assistant Women's Volleyball Coach - University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo
Most successful volleyball team in the United States (7 National Titles)
1984-1985 (part-time), Head Supervisor - Handicapped Swim Program, Greeley , Colorado
Responsible for planning, instruction and safety of 200+ special students
1984 (Summer), Head Instructor - Outward Bound School , Titusville , Florida
Responsible for 18-day wilderness course with juvenile delinquents and status offenders
1981-1982, Instructor - The Hawaiʻi Bound School, Volcano, Hawaiʻi
Seasonal/Contract Responsible for planning, instruction, cultural projects and safety for 21-day courses and Special Contract Courses for wilderness experiential school
Current Board and Committee Affiliations
- 2000-Present, Ike Aina: The Native Hawaiian Land Trust (Founding Board Member)
- 2000-Present, DOE Hawaiian Studies Task Force (Committee Member)
- 1999-Present, Civic Forum on Public Education (Board Member)
- 1997-Present, President: Ho'oulu Lahui Board (Kua O Ka La Charter School , Puna)
- 1997-Present, 'Ike A'o Co-Founder (Quality Education and Sustainable Communities Project)
- 1998-2002, Native Hawaiian Historic Preservation Council Member (Office of Hawaiian Affairs)
- 1997-1999, World Indigenous People's Conference on Education (Planning Team Member)
- 1997-1999, Native Hawaiian Education Council ( Hawaiʻi Island Representative)
Other Volunteer Work
- 1993-1996 Founding Member: Wahi Ku Moku - Boston Hawaiian Club; Boston
- 1993-1995 Harvard Peabody Museum: Repatriation Committee Member; Cambridge
- 1993-1995 Assistant Women's Volleyball Coach - Harvard University; Cambridge
- 1979-1993 Special Olympics: California , Colorado , Hawaiʻi Three States
Other Volunteer Work
- 1986-1993 UH Hilo Committee of Faculty of Hawaiian Ancestry, Hilo
- 1990-1993 American Red Cross Advisory Board, Hilo
- 1986-1990 Na Kahu Ola: Mentoring Program for Teenage Mothers, Hilo
- 1986-1990 Job Corps: Hawaiʻi Volunteer for student help and placement, Hilo
- 1983 (Spring) O'ahu Correctional Facility: Volleyball Coach - Women Prisoners, Kailua
- Meyer, Manu (2002). "Acultural assumptions of empericism: A Native Hawaiian critique." Canadian Journal of Native Education. Volume 25, Number 2. (IN PRESS)
- Meyer, Manu (2002). "The role of history, intention and function: More thoughts on Hawaiian Epistemology." Oiwi: A Native Hawaiian Journal. University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa. (IN PRESS)
- Meyer, Manu (2001). "Our own liberation: Reflections on Hawaiian epistemology." The Contemporary Pacific: A Journal of Island Affairs. Volume 13, number 1, Spring 2001, pp. 124-148.
- Meyer, Manu (2000). "Aloha is the intelligence with which we meet life: 5 Points on Hawaiian Epistemology." The Journal of Maori Studies. Massey University , New Zealand . Volume 6, No. 1. Spring, pp.31-34.
- Meyer, Manu; Sing, David and Hunter, Alapa. (1999). "Native Hawaiian Education: Talking story with three Hawaiian educators. Journal of American Indian Education , pp. 4-13. Fall, 1999.
- Meyer, Manu (1998). "Native Hawaiian epistemology and intellectualism: Exploring the cultural nature of empiricism." Cultural Survival Quarterly. Spring, pp. 38-40.
- Meyer, Manu (1998). "Native Hawaiian epistemology: Sites of empowerment and resistance." Equity and Excellence in Education: The Journal of the School of Education , Volume 31, No. 1, University of Massachusetts , Amherst Spring, pp. 22-28.
- Meyer, Manu and Nani'ole, Jimmy (1998). "Ka maka o ka ihe laumeki: The point of the barbed spear--Native Hawaiian epistemology and health." Pacific Health Dialog: Journal of Community Health and Clinical Medicine for the Pacific. Fall. pp. 357-360.
- Meyer, Manu (1995). "To set right: Ho'oponopono, a Native Hawaiian way of peacemaking." The Compleat Lawyer. Volume 12, No. 4. Fall. pp. 30-35.
- Meyer, Manu (1994). "A cultural imperative for wilderness adventure programs." The Journal of Experiential Education. Volume 17, No. 3. Fall. pp. 11-15.
- Meyer, Manu and Davis, Albie (1994). "Talking story: A cultural snapshot of mediation and peacemaking." The American Bar Association Journal. Fall. pp. 5-9.
- Meyer, Manu (2003). Ho'oulu: Our Time of BecomingHawaiian Epistemology and Early Writings. Honolulu : Ai Pohaku Press.
- Meyer, Manu (2003). "Hawaiian hermeneutics and the triangulation of meaning: Gross, subtle, causal."
- Chapter in a collected works by Indigenous Educators on Indigenous Research Methods. (IN PRESS)
- Meyer, Manu (2003). "The hermeneutics of liberation: Indigenous research and our growing voice." Indigenous Research Methodolgies: An Anthology . U.C. Santa Cruz , California : Alta Mira Press. (IN PRESS)
- Meyer, Manu (2000). "A new standard in Hawaiian education." Ka Wai Ola O OHA, The Newspaper for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. June and July issues, 2000.
- Meyer, Manu (2000). "Hawaiian epistemology: A doorway to knowing." Na Maka Hou: Hawaiian Art Exhibition. Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu . Fall. Pages 13-14.
- Meyer, Manu (1999). "Hawaiian culture: Alive, relevant and ready." Building a Learning Ohana: A Report of the Civic Forum on Building a Learning Ohana. Civic Forum on Public Schools Publication, pages 10-11.
Education Conference Presentations, Speeches and Workshops
- "Ho'ouluana: Hawaiian Epistemology and Liberation": A Symposium sponsored by the UH Manoa Philosophy Department; Honolulu , HI . May 2, 2003 (1 Hour Presentation with 45 participants)
- "Ho'oponopono: Hawaiian Mediation and Epistemology": 25 th Annual WESTOP Conference, Sheraton Waikiki Hotel; Honolulu , HI . April 6-9, 2003 (1.5 Hour Presentation with 80+ participants)
- "Hawaiian Hermeneutics and the Triangulation of Meaning: Gross, Subtle, Causal": Far Western Philosophy of Education Society 50 th Anniversary Conference, UH Manoa; Honolulu , HI . Jan uary 16-18, 2003 (30 minute Paper Presentation)
- "Ho'ouluana: A Radical Remembering of Our Future": Native American Education Associatio; Alburquerque , New Mexico , November 3-6, 2002 (45 minute Keynote Speech, 2,000+)
- "Hawaiian Philosophy in Education": Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement; Waikiki , HI . September 10-14, 2002 (30 minute Keynote Speech with 300+ Participants)
- Indigenous Epistemology: A World-Wide Movement": Visiting Scholar Presentations at Edith Cowen University and Curtin University; Perth , Australia , July 29-August 13, 2002 (5 talks to 200+ Students and Faculty)
- "Native Hawaiian Perspectives for an Indigenous Relational Process in Education": Native Hawaiian Education Association Conference (80+ participants); Honolulu , HI . March 28-29, 2002 (1.5 hour workshop with Dr. Ku Kahakalau, Dr. Peter Hanohano)
- "Indigenous Research Priorities": University of Alberta International Indigenous Scholars Conference; Alberta , Canada , March 13-16, 2002 - (Keynote Speaker with 100+ Participants)
- "Hawaiian Epistemology: From Essence to Form": Windward Community College Workshop; Kailua , HI . February, 23, 2002 ( 3 hour Workshop with 50+ Students and Faculty)
- "Hawaiian Philosophy: From Ancient to Renewal": NASPA Western Regional Conference (National Association of Student Services Personnel); Maui , HI . Nov. 1-5, 2001 (1 hour Keynote Speech to 200+ University Student Services Deans)
- "Leadership and the Hawaiian Culture": Alliance for Children and Families National Executive Leadership Conference; Waikiki , HI . June 27-30, 2001 (1.5 hour Keynote Speech to 80+ Social Work leaders)
- "Hawaiian Epistemology and Your Pedagogy": UH Manoa Workshop for Halau Ku Mana Charter School; Honolulu , HI . June 16, 2001 (2.5 hour Workshop for 20 teachers and staff of Charter School )
- "The Healing Essence of Aloha": Health Symposium, Honolulu , HI . May 26, 2001 (1 Hour Keynote Speech for 50+ participants); "Our Own Liberation: Reflections on Hawaiian Epistemology"
- UH Manoa Political Science Department Colloquium: Honolulu , HI . April 27, 2001 (2.5 hour Lecture to 50+ faculty and students)
- "Ho'ouluana: Hawaiian Philosophy and Our Liberation": Native Hawaiian Education Conference; Honolulu , KCC, March 30-31, 2001 (45 minute Keynote Speech for 400+ Participants)
- "Cultural Epistemology: Implications for Higher Education": Michigan State University talks to four groups in the College of Human Ecology; East Lansing , MI. March 15-17, 2001 (4 Talks given to 300+ students and faculty)
- "Living Ho'oponopono as a Way of Life": UH Manoa Program on Conflict Resolution Spark Matsunaga Institute for Peace; Honolulu , HI . March 9, 2001 (2 hour Workshop given to 10 faculty members)
- "Our Epistemic Possibilities: Hawaiian Research Potential": Decolonizing Research Methodolgies Conference, UC Santa Cruz; Santa Cruz , CA . Feb. 23-24, 2001 (half hour Speech for 100+ Participants)
- "Native Hawaiian Epistemology: A Global Perspective": Pan Pacific Association of Private Education Conference; Honolulu , HI . October 9-12, 2000 - (1 hour Keynote Speech for 175+ Participants)
- "Native Hawaiian Education: A New Landscape": Hale O Na Ali'i O Hawaiʻi Annual Convention; Hilo , HI . September 30, 2000 - (1 hour Keynote Speech for 200+ Participants)
- "Native Hawaiian Epistemology and Education": Kapi'olani Community College Teacher Forum; Honolulu , HI . August 7, 2000 - (2 hour workshop for 30 Teachers)
- "Ho'oulu: The Future of Quality Education for Native People.": Gifted and Talented Education for Native People, Seventh National Conference; University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo , July 30- August 3, 2000 - (1 hour Keynote Speech to 70+ Participants)
- "Human Potential: Hawaiians Views on Empiricism and Empowerment": Maori Development in a Global Society; Massey University , Aotearoa , New Zealand , July 4-6, 2000 - (1 hour Keynote Speech to 300+ Maori)
- "Real World Literacy: Two Hawaiians Talking": Aloha State Conference on Literacy Teachers in the Millennium; University of Hawaiʻi @ Hilo, March 3-5, 2000 - (1 hour workshop with Dr. David Sing for 40 Educators)
- "The Revival of Native Hawaiian Traditions in Education": Native Educators' Conference: "Bearing the Fruit of Indigenous Knowledge"; Anchorage , Alaska , Jan uary 30- February 1, 2000 - (1 hour Keynote Speech to 175+ Alaska Native Educators)
- "Ho'olono: Listening to What Works with Hawaiian Students": Native Hawaiian Leadership Project Workshop; University of Hawaiʻi , Manoa, Jan uary 7, 2000 - (2 hour workshop with 15 High School Counselors)
- "Tools of Cultural Knowing": Parents and Children Together Annual Conference; Honolulu , HI . December 3, 1999 - (1.5 hour Keynote Presentation for 200+ Employees)
- "Hawaiian Philosophy of Knowing: The Future of Hawaiian Education": Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs Annual Conference; Maui , HI . November 19, 1999 - (1 hour Keynote Speech for 300+ Participants)
- "Hawaiian Learning and Knowledge": Kamehameha Schools Teacher In-Service; Honolulu , HI . November 6, 1999 - (2 hour workshop for 25 Teachers)
- "Hawaiian Epistemology and Law": UH Manoa Richardson School of Law; Honolulu , HI . October 28, 1999 - (2 hour presentation to 10 Lawyers)
- "Our Future in Education": Office of Hawaiian Affairs Kupuna Conference; Kona , HI . October 2, 1999 - (1.5 hour Keynote Speech for 100+ Kupuna)
- "Native Hawaiian Epistemology": World Indigenous Peoples' Conference on Education: UH Hilo , HI . July 30- August 6, 1999 - (1.5 hour presentation for 180+ WIPCE Participants)
- "Diversity and Technology: Managing Information in Rural America": Kellogg Foundation Conference in Volcano: Volcano, HI., May 29, 1999 - (Panel Presentation for 50+ Participants)
- "Creating a Learning Ohana: Cultural Values in the DOE": Keynote Speech and Panel Presenter for the Third Civic Forum on Education; UH Manoa, May 8, 1999 - (Speech for 150 Innovative Reformers in Education)
- "Health, Education and Multiple Intelligences": Conference: Effective Health Curriculum for the Millennium; UH Hilo , April 20, 1999 - (1 hour presentation for 25+ Participants)
- "Acultural Assumptions of Empiricism": International Indigenous Scholars Conference in Canada; University of Alberta , Canada , March 10-13, 1999 - (2 hour speech for 90+ Participants)
- "Hawaiian Epistemology: A Cosmology of Reason": Science and Religion Conference at UH Manoa; Manoa , HI . February 26, 1999 - (1 hour Keynote Speech for 75+ Participants)
- "Culture and Effective Pedagogy": University of Hawaiʻi at Manoa, Masters in Education Cohort; UH Hilo , February 12, 1999 - (2 hour workshop for 25 students)
- "Na Maka'a O Ka Na'auao: Native Hawaiian Epistemology": Far Western Philosophy of Education Society Conference, University of Hawaiʻi @ Manoa, Jan uary 15-18, 1999 - (Panel Presentation for 30 Participants)
- "Ho'oponopono: A Hawaiian Tool for Identity, Balance and Healing": University of Hawaiʻi @ Hilo Conference on Peace; Hilo , HI . November 17, 1998 - (45 Keynote Speech for 40+ Participants)
- "Kalamaku: Culture as a Tool to Revive the Soul of Our Communities": Child Welfare League of America Leadership Summit; Maui , HI . October 15, 1998 - (1 hour Keynote Speech for 300+ Participants)
- " Hawaiian Ways of Knowing and Your Emerging Pedagogy": University of Hawaiʻi @ Manoa, Wai'anae Teaching Project; Wai'anae, HI. October 28, 1997 - (3 hour workshop for 29 students)
- "Hermeneutics and Membership: One Local Girls Version": University of Hawaiʻi @ Manoa, ACUI Conference (Association of College Unions International); Manoa , HI . October 18, 1997 - (1.5 hour Keynote Speech for 125+ students)
- "Native Hawaiian Epistemology and the Multiple Intelligence Theory": University of Hawaiʻi @ Hilo Student Services Workshop; Hilo , HI . October 8, 1997 - (1 hour workshop for 80 Participants)
- "Native Hawaiian Epistemology: Practice Into Theory": Native Hawaiian Education Summit ; Honolulu , HI . June 28-29, 1997; Workshop with Keiki Kekipi, Calvin Hoe, Eric Enos, Jimmy Nani'ole (45 people present - 1.5 hours)
- "Culture, Identity and Epistemology: Sites of Resistance and Empowerment": Lesley College : Peaceable Schools Summer Institute - Changing Our Culture of Violence; Cambridge , MA . July 9, 1996 - 150+ Participants (Keynote Speech - 1.5 hours)
- "Hawaiian Epistemology: Cultural Foundation for Identity": Harvard University : Sociology Conference - Identity as Place for Resistance; Cambridge , MA . April 13, 1996 - 40 Participants (Panel Presentation)
- "Native Hawaiian Epistemology, Colonialism and Education in Hawaiʻi ": Wellesley College , International Conference on Colonialism, Gender and the Law; Wellesley , MA . April 12-13, 1996 - 175+ Participants (Opening Panel Presentation)
- "Native Hawaiian Epistemology: A Case Study of Other-Intellectualism": Harvard University , Graduate School of Education Research Conference; Cambridge , MA . March 7-8, 1996 - 35 participants (Paper Presentation)
- "Reform in Education; A Conference to Restructure Rhode Island High Schools": Providence , RI . August 1-5, 1994 - 200+ Participants (Conference Group Facilitator);
- "Culture, Courage and Creativity; A Workshop for Outward Bound's Connecting with Courage Program": Thompson Island , Boston , MA July 9, 31/August 21, 1994 - 25+ Participants (2 hour workshops)
- "Hawaiian Cultural Philosophy, Education and Politics; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Workshop": Waltham , MA . May 17, 1994 - 125+ Participants (Keynote Speech)
- "Native Hawaiian Cultural Philosophy and its Implication for Education: An Epistemological Look": Harvard University ; Native American Conference, April 15, 1994 - 50 Participants (Panel Member)
- "The Struggle for Indigenous Rights Worldwide Conference - Harvard University ": Cambridge , MA . December 11, 1993 - 150 Participants (Panel Member)
- "The Learning Revolution and Hawaiʻi 's Role - Punahou Teachers Presentation": Honolulu , HI . May 25, 1993 - 35 Participants (1 hour presentation)
- "Volunteering in a Multicultural Environment - VISTA Volunteers Workshop": Honolulu , HI . May 20, 1993 - 53 Participants (3 hour workshop)
- "Communication Tools for Lawyers - Maui Prosecuting Attorneys Office": Maui , HI . May 6, 1993 - 45 Participants (All day workshop)
- "Listening Tools and Skills - Department of Personnel Services": Hilo , HI . March 25, 1993 - 28 Participants (8 hour training)
- "Working with the Elderly - Conference on Aging": Hilo , HI . March 23, 1993 - 60 Participants (Opening address)
- "Ho'oponopono; Hawaiian Family Group Process - EOP/WESTOP Conference": Maui , HI . March 1, 1993 - 95 Participants (2 hour workshops)
- "Juggling as a Metaphor for Life - Family Community Leadership Conference": Honolulu , HI . February 3, 1993 - 154 Participants (Keynote presentation)
- "Huliau: I Change" - Sixth Annual Hawaiian Leadership Conference: Hilo , HI . October 29, 1992 - 500+ Participants (1 hour presentation)
- "Hawaiian Values in Curriculum" - Workshop for Kupuna (Elders) in Education: Hilo , HI . September 11, 1992 - 65 Kupuna (Keynote presentation)
- "Listening to More than Words" - Department of Personnel Services: Hilo , HI . August 7, 1992 - 25 Students (All day workshop)
- "Ho'onani Kaleo" How to Nurture the Nurturer - Family Support Services Conference: Kona , HI . June 16, 1992 - 60 Participants (Keynote presentation)
- "Values, Health and Stress: Options" - Hilo Hospital Nursing Staff: Hilo , HI . May 4 and June 1, 1992 - 30 Participants (2 workshops)
- "Stress, Values, Choice and Self-Esteem" - Hawaiʻi Displaced Workers Project: Hilo , HI . May 5,7,12,14, 1992 - 20 Participants (All day workshops/trainings)
- "Working in a Multi-Ethnic Environment" - Kaua'i Annual Rural Health Conference: Kaua'i, HI. April 22, 1992 - 225 Participants (Keynote speech)
- "Motivating in the Thick of Diversity" - Women and Math Conference: Hilo , HI . April 16, 1992 - 110 Participants (Keynote speech)
- "Experiential Education: A Cultural Imperative" - Marimed Foundation: Majuro , Marshall Islands . April 9-11,1992 (2 day training for 21 crew members on tall ship Tole Mour)
- "Ho'ala Hou: A Semester Long Self-Esteem Course" - Hawaiʻi Self-Esteem Conference: Honolulu , HI . March 20-21, 1992 - 45 Participants (1.5 hour presentation)
- "Illusions of Stress" - University of Hawaiʻi Women's Center: Hilo , HI March19, 1992 - 30 Participants (2 hour workshop)
- "New Breath for Your Ageless Vision" - EOP/WESTOP Conference: San Fransisco , CA . March 2-5, 1992 - 45 Participants (2 workshops)
- "Group Process and Hawaiian Values" - Maui Office of the Prosecuting Attorney: Maui , HI . November 20, 1991 - 65 Participants (All day workshop)
- "Promoting Health vs Managing Stress; a Cultural Perspective" - Queen Lili'uokalani Childrens Center: Annual Conference: Honolulu , HI . November 8,1991- 150 Participants (Keynote Speech/Workshop for 3 hours)
- "Juggling as a Metaphor for Life" - Kea'au Department of Education Faculty/Staff: Hilo , HI . August 27, 1991 - 78 Participants (2 hour workshop)
- "Motivation and Self-Esteem" - Summer Youth Employment Training Program: Hilo , HI . August 15, 1991 - 160 Attendees (Keynote speech)
- "Juggling as a Metaphor for Life" - Hilo Office of the Prosecuting Attorney: Hilo , HI . August 1, 1991 - 70 Participants (2 hour workshop)
- "Ho'ala Hou: Self-Esteem for Local Youth" - Governors Office for Children and Youth: Honolulu , HI . June 21, 1991 - 35 Participants (3 hour workshop)
- "Communication + Hawaiian Stereotypes" - Hawaiian Vocational Education Program: Hilo , HI . June 19, 1991 - 29 Participants (2 hour workshop)
- "Personal Wisdom" - CARES Project Conference: Hilo , HI . May 21, 1991 - 72 Participants (Keynote speech)
- "Experiential Education with Youth-at-Risk" - Marimed Foundation: Honolulu , HI . May 11, 1991 - 32 Participants (6 hour facilitation)
- "Ho'ala Hou and Local Self-Esteem" - Hawaiʻi Council for Self Esteem Conference: Honolulu , HI . March 15, 1991 - 55 Participants (1.5 hour presentation)
- "Hawaiian Student Retention" - Excellence in Education Conference: Honolulu , HI . March 1, 1991 - 35 Attendees (1 hour presentation)
- "Self-Esteem and Adjudicated Youth" - John Howard Association: Honolulu , HI . February 20, 1991 - 25 Participants (1 hour presentation)
- "Self Esteem and High Risk Youth" - Honolulu Community Action Program: Honolulu , HI . Jan uary 4-6, 1991 - 52 Participants (3 day camp experience with 20 trainers)
- "Essence and Your Work Environment" - Social Service Department (Tri-Agency): Hilo , HI . November 12, 1990 - 30 Participants (2 hour workshop)
- "A Proficient Model for Ethnic Student Retention" - National Retention Conference: Santa Fe , NM . June 3, 1990 - 22 Attendees (1.5 hour presentation)
- "Ho'oponopono, Hawaiian Problem Solving" - Institute for Visionary Leadership: Minneapolis , MN . August 3, 1989 - 20 Students (3 hour workshop/presentation)
- "Communication Tools" - Hawaiʻi County Fire Department: Hilo , HI . May 15, 1989 - 21 Participants (3 hour training)
- "Self Esteem and Hawaiian Values" - Department of Health Project: Moloka'i, HI. Jan uary thru March 1989 - 40 Students (4 full day workshop with 12 Trainers)
- "Juggling as a Metaphor for Life" - University Extension Conference: Volcano, HI. March 7, 1987 - 75 Attendees (2 hour workshop)