Manulani Aluli Meyer
Manulani Aluli Meyer is a cultural practitioner coming home after 25 years in Hilo and 5 years in Aotearoa, New Zealand. She is world-wide Indigenous scholar dedicated to expanding views of epistemology to better address the needs of our time. She earned her doctorate (Harvard,1998) on the topic of Hawaiian epistemology and has published on the topic in a variety of locations. She is now the Director of Indigenous Education at UH West Oahu.
Ho'oulu: Our Time of Becoming - Hawaiian Epistemology and Early Writings is in its third printing. It is an introduction to a Hawaiian philosophy of knowledge with forages into personal insights, poetry and linkages with world-wide ideas. Ho'oulu is organized to help us re-think the purpose, role and relevance of modern knowledge production and exchange.
- Maunakea Testimony (2-hour testimony in Hilo: January 17, 2017)
- Connecting Education with the Environment Keynote speech at the University of Saskatchewan: June 11, 2016
- Mobilizing Sustainability in Hawaii (Interview at Hawaii ThinkTech - July 5, 2016)