Spring 2022 Public Lecture Series

Our geography public lectures feature a variety of local, national, and international speakers presenting topics from a diverse range of disciplines.


Pacific Worlds: Documenting Place-Based Indigenous Knowledge For Internet Dissemination

  • Date: Jan. 20
  • Speaker: Dr. Doug Herman, The Pacific Worlds Institute, HI

The Unboxing of the Kumulipo

  • Date: Feb. 3
  • Speaker: Dr. Huihui Kanahele-Mossman, Edith Kanakaʻole Foundation, HI

A SHARED Future: Achieving Strength, Health, and Autonomy through Renewable Energy for the Future

  • Date: Feb. 17
  • Speaker: Dr. Heather Castleden, University of Victoria, Canada

Understanding the potential for restoration through agroforestry in Hawai'i

  • Date: Mar. 10
  • Speaker: Dr. Zoe Hastings, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Tea and Culture in Taiwan

  • Date: Apr. 28
  • Speaker: Dr. Hong Jiang, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa