Kumu Kekoa Harman and Kumu Pele Harman dedicated their time during a five-day residency at the Kennedy Center in D.C. to creating new teachings for their haumāna on Hawai‘i Island.
Last week, UH Hilo celebrated 2022 Constitution Day during a week-long series of events recognizing the formation and signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787.
In the investigation, the research team discovered that troublesome nutrients found in coastal waters and coral reefs off West Hawai‘i are from human sources, like fertilizer run off. The study was published last month.
UH Hilo’s Ke Kula ʻO Nāwahīokalaniʻōpuʻu Iki, a Laboratory Public Charter School located in Keaʻau on Hawaiʻi Island, is the most developed school taught through Indigenous language in the United States and Canada.
The director GB Hajim started working on the script with former film students, cast one as the lead, asked for guidance from a communication prof, and cast a drama prof as the other protagonist. The result? A creative psychological drama that explores the resiliency of women.
Currently, the research team is studying the humpback whales now in waters off Maui. During summers, the team examines the same individual whales in feeding grounds off Southeast Alaska.
The beauty of the biannual dance performance taking place in a virtual format this year is that it actually expanded possibilities of human connection.
The students, enrolled in a public history course, were invited to participate in this preservation workshop with the goal of cleaning, i.e. washing and scrubbing, every known grave marker on the Kalaupapa peninsula over a two week period in March.