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Monday, October 10 • 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Hawaiian Culture -Samuel Mānaiakalani Kamakau  Ke Kumu Aupuni: The Foundation of Hawaiian Nationhood

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For the first time in 150 years, the history that Kamakau taught his nation about the rise of Kamehameha and his conquest of the islands is presented in Hawaiian and English in the order in which he wrote it. A gripping story, long overdue.

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Blaine Nāmāhana Tolentino

Blaine Nāmāhana Tolentino lives and works in Honolulu on O‘ahu. She is the co-editor of The Hawaiian Journal of History and an editor for Awaiaulu.

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M. Puakea Nogelmeier

Puakea Nogelmeier is a Professor Emeritus of UH Mānoa, where he taught Hawaiian language for 35 years. After decades of studying Hawaiian language, culture, and history, he co-founded Awaiaulu with Nakila Steele in 2003, to foster a new generation of resource people and fortify the... Read More →
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Kau‘i Sai-Dudoit

Kauʻi Sai-Dudoit is a lifelong student of Hawaiʻi’s history and was the Director of the Hawaiian newspaper project, Hoʻolaupaʻi. She has been the Programs Director of Awaiaulu since 2011 and guides the progress of Awaiaulu’s various projects. She was a member of the initial... Read More →
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Kalei Roberts

Kalei Roberts is the Vice-Principal of Molokaʻi High & Intermediate School and has been a team leader and translator with Awaiaulu for the last 12 years. She was a member of the team that worked with Puakea Nogelmeier on the translation of Ke Kumu Aupuni/The Foundation of Hawaiian... Read More →

Monday October 10, 2022 6:00pm - 7:00pm HST