News from the Department of Political Science

Congratulations to Kaleo L. Plascensia Garcia, our second awardee for this year's Outstanding Transfer Award!

Our department annually recognizes outstanding students who transferred from UH system campuses and who are earning their BA in Political Science.

Congratulations to Samantha Magbulos, one of this year's Department of Political Science Outstanding Transfer Award winners! 🎉

Our department annually recognizes outstanding students who transferred from UH system campuses and who are earning their BA in Political Science.

Watch the recording of our celebration of Prof. Mike Shapiro's retirement while we talk about his greatness as an academic, a mentor, and a friend for 55 years and counting on our YT Channel!

https://t.co/1yUdmzdhoa

Join us on Zoom this May 7, 2021 at 2:30PM HST for this semester's culminating experience with two of our MA students!

Zoom link: https://t.co/E3GoD6EwmY

See you there!

Nā Koʻokoʻo 2021 will debate these resolutions...

May 6
Should prisons in Hawaiʻi be abolished?
Can kapu aloha be violent?

May 11
Is tourism incompatible with the ʻĀina Aloha Economic Futures declaration?
Should the State of Hawaiʻi stop funding promotions of tourism? https://t.co/MCNMw2Eq3C

Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua @NoeGK

#kanakatwitter What are the top issues you would like to see debated among our youth? Asking for a classroom assignment in #NāKoʻokoʻo2021, training Kānaka, Pasifika and allied students for debate.

If people want to come listen to me talk about book related stuff I will be speaking at Durham. So UK time, or late morning East Coast or really early Hawaii. It is open to the public @uhmpolisci @DukePress https://t.co/xMn2Pm8yeX

Michelle, a UH Mānoa POLS and ECON alumna, had both a congressional and judicial internship through Mānoa Political Internships, and is pursuing law school. Current students: apply by 5/16 for Summer 2021 internships!
https://t.co/Hj4IyhtHma
#UHManoa #FacesofManoa #ExploreUHM

Kauwila Mahi leads an exploration of moʻolelo Hawaiʻi in video games, intersecting genealogies, and how game design can be a practice of hoʻopaʻa moʻolelo (fastening our stories) to activate solidarity in social justice movements. He is an @uhmpolisci PhD student! #kanakatwitter

This fall: Hawaiʻi Politics, POLS 301
Online asynchronous, but with regular opportunities for synchronous meetings in small working groups.
Students will engage in debates on pressing issues such as food insecurity, sovereignty, energy transition, tourism, and more.

Fall 2021 Registration is now open! Check out our flyers on to see if a polisi class will be the right one for you!

You can check the course flyers here: @uhmpolisci https://t.co/HMNKJI2iAm

i’m teaching a class this upcoming fall semester if anyone at @uhmanoa or @uhmpolisci is looking for a course to register for!!!! 🤗

@julian_aguon offers us a gift with his new book, The Properties of Perpetual Light. Catch the book launch, with special guest Noenoe Silva, on Tuesday, April 13 at 6 pm HST. Register to attend here: https://t.co/iUd2QzUVdR

Read this newly published co-working paper by our PhD student Soksamphoas Im with Kyoto University's Working Paper on Areas Studies facilitated by our Prof. Ehito Kimura. Congrats, Samphoas!

🔗to the article:

List of Published Working Papers No.101–Latest | Editorial Office

Center for Southeast Asian Studies

edit.cseas.kyoto-u.ac.jp

Join us for a searching conversation on overcoming anti-Asian racism and violence. Featuring author and activist Helen Zia. Mon., April 12, 4:00 pm HST. Register here: https://t.co/j0yKLTKkSb

Join us in congratulating our PhD student Skayu Louis for being awarded the prestigious Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship, which will give him three years of support.

Congrats Skayu for this wonderful news! Ford is lucky to have you as a fellow. 🎉👏

Check out this virtual reenactment of "Ka Lei Maile Aliʻi – The Queen’s Women” written by Helen Edyth “Didi” Maile Lincoln Lee Kwai with opening presentation by our own Dr. Noenoe K. Silva. Tomorrow, March 24 at 5:00PM HST.

Check out this virtual reenactment of "Ka Lei Maile Aliʻi – The Queen’s Women” written by Helen Edyth “Didi” Maile Lincoln Lee Kwai with opening presentation by our own Dr. Noenoe K. Silva. Tomorrow, March 24 at 5:00PM HST.
Judiciary History @jhchawaii

Join us March 24th as we honor the close of Women's History Month with a virtual adaptation of beloved play, “Ka Lei Maile Aliʻi – The Queen's Women,” and presentation by Dr. Noenoe Silva - https://t.co/X8uUnZ0i6Y

The Center for Biographical Research is pleased to cosponsor the Try Think: Hulihia conversation series from the Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities. This Friday, March 26, from 3:30 to 5PM HST via Zoom, the conversation series kicks off with three exciting talks.

* Virtual Event * - “Three Modes of Citizenship in #Postcolonial India: From #Nehru to #Modi” with Sankaran Krishna @SankaranKrishn this Wednesday March 24th 10am EST. Register here: https://t.co/U1S4fGpBbL

#AcademicTwitter
#PostcolonialPolitics

Join us on Wednesday, March 24 at 11 AM Hawai'i time for our Cultural talk story series on "Alabama Indigenous Coalition: Dismantling Educational Oppression with Valerie Adams and Tori Nicole Jackson."
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Register at https://t.co/UGQ6ks51OL
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#MatsunagaInstitute #WhatMovesYou

Kikī a Kūkā: Queer Kanaka Roundtable

So excited for this important panel, led by Ākea Kahikina✊🏽 Featuring the brilliant @PomaikaiG✨ Iʻll be star struck over Cocoa Chandelier 🤩 having admired her artistry for so many years!

Sponsored by @nhssuhm
#kanakatwitter please share

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