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4/23 Book Launch: The Value of Hawaiʻi 2: Ancestral Roots, Oceanic Visions

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Dear Friends and Colleagues,

 

We hope you can forward this announcement to your faculty and students, and others who may be interested in teaching or reading this book in the coming semesters.

Please join us for the book launch of the newly released collection:

 

The Value of Hawaii 2: Ancestral Roots, Oceanic Visions 

edited by Aiko Yamashiro and Noelani Goodyear-Ka‘ōpua

 

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Hālau o Haumea, Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies

5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

 

For more information and inclusion on our mailing list, please contact us at valueofhawaii2@gmail.com, or visit our website at http://tvoh.manoa.hawaii.edu/.

 

Grounded in community work and research happening in the present, the bookoffers wisdom, passion, and personal stories from both experienced and young leaders, all innovators in their fields, from O‘ahu, Hawai‘i Island, Maui, Lāna‘i, Moloka‘i, O‘ahu, Kaua‘i, and the Pacific.  The Value of Hawai‘i 2: Ancestral Roots, Oceanic Visions proudly follows in the footsteps of the first book, The Value of Hawai‘i: Knowing the Past, Shaping the Future edited by Craig Howes and Jon Osorio.  Featuring essays, poetry and artwork that chart out alternative futures for Hawai‘i, this book raises some of the following questions:

 

How can more of us protect and create waiwai, value, for coming generations? How will we feed ourselves? Take care of one another? Negotiate and celebrate differences? Share resources?

 

This FREE event will include pūpū, music, the sharing of our creative visions for a future Hawai‘i and a chance to visit with authors from the book.  Groups and individuals working for education, community health, and social justice will be sought for collaboration.  Books will be made available at a discounted price.  All are welcome to attend!

 

Contributing authors and poets and artists include: Jeffrey Tangonan Acido, Kamana Beamer, Makena Coffman, Sean Connelly, Elise Leimomi Dela Cruz-Talbert, Noelani Goodyear-Ka‘ōpua, Consuelo Agarpao Gouveia, Tina Grandinetti, John “Prime” Hina, Sania Fa‘amaile Betty P. Ickes, Bonnie Kahapea-Tanner, Joseph Keawe‘aimoku Kaholokula, Kainani Kahaunaele, Hi‘ilei Kawelo, Keone Kealoha, Dawn Mahi, Ryan Oishi, Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio, Eri Oura, Mark Kāwika Patterson, Hāwane Rios, Cheryse Julitta Kauikeolani Sana, Dean Itsuji Saranillio, Lyz Soto, Cade Watanabe, Aiko Yamashiro, Matt N. Yamashita, and Aubrey Morgan Yee, Haley Kailiehu, Faith Pascua, Mailani Neal, U’ilani Arasato, Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, Donovan Kūhiō Colleps, Jill Yamasawa, Innocenta Sound-Kikku, Emelihter Kihleng, Brandy Nālani McDougall, Darlene Rodrigues, and No’u Revilla.

 

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