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Wednesday, October 19 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Sustainability - Decolonizing Conservation -Hawai‘i Models Biocultural Restoration for the World

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Listen to the radical approaches pioneered by these Hawai‘i scientists to “decolonizing conservation” -- not just a slogan, but an active recognition that the science needs to include indigenous wisdom and practices.

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Noelani Puniwai

Noelani Puniwai is an Associate Professor at Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies at UH Mānoa, focusing on supporting students to work with communities, and across disciplines, to progress the health of our people and 'aina/kai. As a mālama ʻāina warrior, native Hawaiian... Read More →

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Sam ʻOhukaniʻōhiʻa Gon

Sam ʻOhukaniʻōhiʻa Gon III is the Senior Scientist and Cultural Advisor for The Nature Conservancy of Hawaiʻi & Palmyra – Conventionally trained as a conservation biologist, Sam was also traditionally trained by Kumu John Keolamakaʻāinana Lake, and underwent the ʻūniki... Read More →
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Kawika Winter

Kawika Winter is a biocultural ecologist who is currently the Director of the He`eia National Estuarine Research Reserve on O`ahu, with a tenure track position at the Hawai`i Institute of Marine Biology, and a graduate faculty position in Natural Resources and Environmental Management... Read More →
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Noa Kekuewa Lincoln

Noa Kekuewa Lincoln is a researcher, farmer, advocate, and advisor to many efforts around the revitalization of our traditional crops and ways of growing food to enhance local food security and sustainability. He is the author of Ko: An Ethnobotanical Guide to Hawaiian Sugarcane... Read More →

Wednesday October 19, 2022 4:00pm - 5:00pm HST