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Eia Hawai╩╗i: Kapa Oliveira, Naming Practices

Location: Campus Center 301

Mai Kekahi Kapa a i Kekahi Kapa Aku:
Environmental Kinship and Kanaka Naming Practices

Katrina-Ann R. Kap─üÔÇśanaokal─üokeola N─ükoa Oliveira will explore Kanaka (Native Hawaiian) naming practices and environmental kinship that transform spaces into personalized places, revealing the level of thought and intention that is given, especially to the naming of place. She will show how traditional naming practices are an important aspect of the culture and how outside influence shave affected naming practices over time.

Oliveira is the director of Kawaihuelani Center for Hawaiian Language and an associate professor of Hawaiian at the University of Hawai╩╗i at M─ünoa. She holds a Ph.D. in geography with cultural geography as her area of specialization. She is a former fellow ofthe East-West Center, First NationsÔÇÖ Futures Program, and Mellon-Hawai╩╗i fellowship program. Her research includes Hawaiian geographies, epistemologies, and language acquisition methodologies.

For more information, contact: Mandaya@hawaii.edu 932-7418

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