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Mellon-Hawaii fellows present research (Nov. 10)

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Through the generosity of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Kahiau Foundation, and Kamehameha Schools, the Mellon-Hawaii Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowship Program was established at The Kohala Center.

The program provides fellowships to Native Hawaiian scholars, whose research is about Hawaii’s natural and cultural landscape or about Hawaii’s history, politics, and society.

The special presentation of the work of the 2012–2013 Fellows is 8:45 a.m.-noon Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Sheraton Keauhou Bay Resort & Spa.

Advanced registration is required by Nov. 5, 2012 to Cortney Hoffman via e-mail or 808-443-2757.

Program

8:45 a.m. Coffee and Registration

9 a.m. Call to order: Dr. Hiapo Perreira, 2010–2011 Mellon-Hawaii Doctoral Fellow
Opening remarks: Dr. Matthews Hamabata, The Kohala Center

9:20 a.m. Marie Alohalani Brown presents:
“Facing the Spears of Change: The Life and Legacy of John Papa Ii”

10:20 a.m. Dr. Katrina-Ann R. Kapaanaokalaokeola Oliveira presents:
“Naming Maui: Mai Kekahi Kapa a Kekahi Kapa Aku”

11:20 a.m. Kaipo Perez, III presents:
“Integrating Traditional Ecological Knowledge with Science in Kahaluu Bay, Hawaii”

Noon – Pau

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