Showing posts from November, 2011

Nov. 22: "Amuia le Masina: Moon Madness, Ghosts, and Metaphors"

The below is quoted directly from an email circulated by the Center for Pacific Islands Studies. For more information, click on flyer at right. Amuia le Masina: Moon Madness, Ghosts, and Metaphors
by Marisa Maepu Fulbright-Creative New Zealand Pacific Writer at UH Manoa

Date: Tuesday, 22 November 2011 Time: 3:00 pm Place: UHM Center for Korean Studies Auditorium
Refreshments to follow.

Nov. 17: "Insular Empire" Screening and Discussion

The below is quoted directly from an email circulated by the UH-Manoa Center for Pacific Islands Studies:
Insular Empire Screening and Discussion

The UH Marianas Club presents a screening of the groundbreaking PBS documentary, The Insular Empire: America in the Mariana Islands. After the screening, a panel discussion will be held with Chamoru activists/scholars: Tressa Diaz, Angela Hoppe-Cruz, and Craig Santos Perez.

When: Thursday, November 17 2011

4:30-5:00 Chanting and Introductions
5:00-6:00 Film Screening
6:00-7:00 Panel Discussion
7:00-8:00 Food & Drinks

Where: Ala Wai Plaza Conference Room
500 University Ave #101, Honolulu, HI

Refreshments will be provided
Hosted & sponsored by the UH Marianas Club

Nov. 17: "One Voice" Screening and Discussion

The below is quoted directly from an email circulated by the UH-Manoa Department of Linguistics:

Dear UH Linguistics community,

This is a reminder that this coming Thursday we will welcome UH's own Lisette Flanary (Academy of Creative Media) to screen her new documentary "ONEVOICE" for the LSH! This will be happening on Thursday, November 17 at 6PM in the Center for Korean Studies Auditorium. Please join us!
ONEVOICE is a film that is very relevant for our department, as it showcases Hawaiian language and music revitalization right here on O'ahu (see the synopsis below). We are very fortunate to have this opportunity to see the film as a group and talk with the director. You can read more about ONEVOICEhere.
The film was also just nominated for the very prestigious IFP Gotham Award in New York City. I saw the film a few months ago and thought it was wonderful. Hope to see you all there!
~Andrea Berez
ONEVOICE is a documentary film that tells the story …

Nov. 9: Roundtable on (De)Militarizing the Pacific

The below is quoted directly from an email circulated by the Center for Pacific Islands Studies. For more, click on the flyer at right:

(De)Militarizing the Pacific:
a roundtable discussion featuring scholars & activists from Hawai'i & Guahan

Halau O Haumea
Kamakakuokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies
University of Hawai'i, Manoa


Julian Aguon is an attorney who specializes in international law and the author of numerous books and law journal articles on the subjects of self-determination, decolonization, demilitarization, and international human rights. He teaches International Law at the University of Guam and lectures widely on these issues. His most recent book, What We Bury At Night, describes the present day realities of the United States' continuing colonial relationships with the islands and peoples of Micronesia. He was named a 2011 Petra Fellow by the New York-based Petra Foundation, a national foundation that honors individuals deemed t…

Through Nov. 14: Exhibition of Paintings by Jeffry Feeger

The Hawaiian and Pacific Collections are honored to host Port Moresby Market Collection, an exhibition by visiting artist Jeffry Feeger. The below is quoted directly from the exhibition announcement. To view a video of the artist creating one of the pieces that is currently on exhibit, click here.

Port Moresby Market CollectionExhibition
November 1­–14
Hawaiian & Pacific Collections
University of Hawai‘I Hamilton Library
2550 McCarthy Mall, 5th Floor
Hours: M–F, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Sundays, 1-5 p.m

Artist Walk–Through and Lecture/ with Reception
Monday, November 7
Noon-1:30 p.m.
Hamilton Library, Room 301
Meet at 12:00 in the Hawaiian & Pacific Collections at Hamilton Library, 5th Floor Lecture and reception to follow walk-through in Room 301

Feeger, who is currently living and working in Port Moresby, has become part of a new generation of PNG artists whose work provokes critical awareness about social and political realities in PNG. In 2009 he was awarded the inaugural Tautai Contemp…

Volunteers needed: Hawaiian language newspapers project

The below is quoted directly from a message circulated on behalf of Puakea Nogelmeier: 
Volunteers are needed, up to 3,000, to help type 60,000 pages of digitized Hawaiian language newspapers to make them all searchable. You don't need to know Hawaiian, just need to have a computer and access to the internet. Can you volunteer 10 hours a month and type 3 newspaper pages each month? The project launches on November 28, 2011 and will finish by July 31, 2012, Restoration Day. Sign up now at and be part of this historical Hawaiian legacy effort. See the two attachments for more information and spread the word to your email lists. Thank you.