Associate Professor Kimura’s decades of work can be traced back to the conception of core foundational educational programs in the 1980s that launched the rebirth of the Hawaiian language.
Associate Professor Housman’s primary research supports the development of literacy curriculum used in Hawaiian language immersion schools statewide.
Associate Professor Perreira says the revival of traditional Hawaiian oratory has the potential to play a vital role in the overall revitalization of the Hawaiian language by providing yet another, more formal context for Hawaiian expression.
Professor Wilson specializes in Hawaiian language revitalization. He is recognized internationally for his work in providing pathways for other indigenous groups to learn from the highly successful Hawaiian language revitalization work occurring in Hilo.
Assistant Professor Keiki Kawaiʻaeʻa and Education Specialist Keola Donaghy teamed up to create the largest and most used digital repository of indigenous language knowledge in the world.