Umi Perkins

Resource Stewardship »
What native insight can teach us about responsible development
  • Discussion

The criteria for economic decision-making among indigenous peoples often involves holistic considerations that go beyond simply balancing people, planet and profits. Read More »

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Hawaiian Sovereignty »
Education, international law and self-determination
  • Verbatim

ʻUmi Perkins on framing statewide education and international discussion on occupied Hawaiʻi around a legal context. Read More »

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Sustainability »
Interview with Marti Townsend, Executive Director of the Hawaiʻi Sierra Club →
  • Interview
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The Ten Most Pervasive Myths about Hawaiian History →
  • History
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Hauʻoli Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea

ʻUmi Perkins takes us through the history of today's national holiday celebrating the return of sovereignty. Read More »

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How Kamehameha unified the islands
  • Analysis

Recounting the history of modern Hawaiʻi's founding. Read More »

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Reason’s End

How a fundamental shift in our cultural values is leading us down an alarming path. Read More »

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A brief history of the Hawaiian homelands program
  • History

On Kūhiō's birthday, a look at his greatest legacy Read More »

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Ideas »
Building an intellectual culture
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Hauʻoli Lā Kūʻokoʻa
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Happy birthday to the Merrie Monarch

Kalakaua would be 176 years old today. Read More »

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The overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy
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Reflections: Lot Kapuāiwa was a pono king
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Lota Kapuāiwa, Kamehameha V, reigned as King of Hawaii from November 30, 1863 to December 11, 1872. Image provided by Guava Graphics
Pearl Harbor wasn’t always a place of war
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Above: Puʻuloa (Pearl Harbor) in the 1880s. Photo from the Hawaii State Archives Below: The burning wreckage of the U.S. Navy battleship USS Arizona (BB-39) at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Photo by U.S. Navy
Hauoli La Kuokoa
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APEC 2011 »
Globalizing the islands: The impact of APEC
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Artwork by Santi Hitorangi promoting Moana Nui, a conference with the goal of issuing a challenge to Pacific Island nations and communities to look for cooperative ways to strengthen subsistence and to protect cultural properties and natural resources.
Agriculture »
Kalo should be protected from global agribusiness
  • Discussion
Umi Perkins