Huliko’a Kaiaulu 2016 Scholar Speaker Series: Sep. 6 & 28

From: Christy Sato
Subject: Huliko’a Kaiaulu Scholar Speaker Series – Join us in September for 2 amazing sessions

Welina me ke aloha kākou,

It’s a new school year and we are excited to bring you 2 Huliko‘a Kaiāulu scholar speaker series events next month. The first session is on Tuesday, September 6 @ 5:30 p.m. Five (5) indigenous women from Kenya, Thailand, Guatemala, Fiji, and Russia will share their inspiring community stories and work. They are all members of the Indigenous Women’s Biodiversity Network whose goal is to bring the issues of indigenous women to the forefront of international discussions while emphasizing the vital role they play in biodiversity conservation. All of these women will be participating in the IUCN World Conservation Congress and are excited for the opportunity to visit our moku and share their experiences.

The second session is on Wednesday, September 28 @ 5:30 p.m. Erin Kahunawaika‘ala Wright, assistant professor at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa College of Education, will be talking about what does “educational success” mean for our lāhui Hawai‘i. Her presentation will include discussions around the teacher shortage and educational benchmarks. Join us to learn more and share your voice, RSVP by calling 670-2045 or e-mailing Please feel free to forward this message to others.

Huliko‘a Kaiāulu, “Explorations of the Kaiāulu breeze”, is brought to you by Kamehameha Schools, INPEACE, and UH Hawaiinuiākea.

Huliko‘a Kaiāulu Planning Committee
Kamehameha Schools – Christy Sato, Paula Ann Burgess, Ramona Diaz-Malasig
INPEACE – Ileana Ruelas, Angela Hoppe-Cruz
UH Hawaiinuiākea – Malia Nobrega-Olivera and Allyson Franco

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Click image to read the Star-Advertiser article on the teacher shortage.

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