News from the Department of Political Science

Thank you to those who joined us for our February 16th talk with Kumu Hina as she shared the art of storytelling through the animated medium!

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Join us for our next colloquium on February 16th, 2024 at 2:30pm-4:00pm at the Native Hawaiian Student Services Room 113 QLC.

Food will be provided! For more information, contact us at

Thank you to those who joined us for our second colloquium of the semester! We had the pleasure of having Dr. Jon Goldberg-Hiller present on his newly launched book Law by Night.

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Never too late to celebrate our Fall 2023 graduates! Congratulations and best of luck in your future endeavors 🎊🎓

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Congratulations to Poli'ahu and Ken for completing their culminating experience and earning their Master's degree!!

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Happy holidays from the Political Science Department! ✨ Office will be closed throughout the break.

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Congrats to our Alumni in this massive achievement! Making great strides in promoting under-represented cultures.

First 100 students to come and complete their stamp card can receive prizes such as a fanny pack, shirt, or pens.
Please come visit!

Congratulations to Professor Jon Goldberg-Hiller on the release of his brand new book Law By Night! 👏

For more information, check out Law By Night on

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The International Studies Association’s Religion and International Relations (REL) section has selected Dr. Irmak Yazici as Runner Up for the inaugural Mark Juergensmeyer Best Dissertation Award! This was a highly competitive award and a number of dissertations were considered.

Interested in learning about state involvement in tribal politics?

Join us on 10/27 2:30-4:00pm @ SAUND624 for a talk on Kaupapa Maori Politics.
Featuring Maori Studies major Annie Te One!

Food will be provided. Email with any questions.

Join us on Oct. 20 as we kickstart our Fall 2023 Colloquium Series! We welcome guest speaker, Professor David Mullins. Food will be served in person on Oct. 20 at 2:30pm-4:00pm in Saunders 624 or join us online through Zoom!

Thank you to everyone who stopped by the POLS Department office during College of Social Science's scavenger hunt activity 👏

Race to Success gave students an opportunity to visit different departments and learn about majors, minors and other resources available to them!

The College of Social Sciences at UH Mānoa proudly announced the Academy for Hawaii Intelligence Studies Summer Program. This innovative opportunity delivered a 3-credit university-level course and related programming to qualified high school students and incoming freshman!

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