Noelani Goodyear-Kaopua

Noelani Goodyear-Kaʻōpua is Associate Professor and Undergraduate Chair of the Department of Political Science at the
University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, and is the author of “The Seeds We Planted: Portraits of a Native Hawaiian Charter School,” University of Minnesota Press, 2013.

An open letter to the brave members of the Kamehameha Schools class of 2016

The decision by certain graduating Kamehameha seniors to remain seated during the "Star-Spangled Banner" should be celebrated as an act of independent thought deserving of praise, not condemnation. Read More »

Why the University of Hawaii should divest from fossil fuels Planting education

Why long-lasting, publicly-funded educational opportunities that engage natives and settlers are necessary to place the health of our natural environments at the center Read More »