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Congratulations to our very own, Jesi Bennett!

Please join us in congratulating our very own Jesi Bennett.  She was awarded the Association of American University Women (AAUW) Honolulu Brand Education Fund for the academic year 2018-19.   Congratulations!  We are so proud of you!  

Keynote presentation by Walter Echo-Hawk

The Dan and Maggie Inouye Distinguished Chair in Democratic Ideals is pleased to present this Spring 2018 noted Native American attorney, tribal judge, law professor, author and activist Walter Echo-Hawk.   Please see below for further details:  

Experts at the Cathedral – 31st Annual Lecture Series

Experts at the Cathedral 31th Annual Lecture Series Winter 2018, February 1-March 8  St. Andrews Cathedral, Von Holt Room 229 Queen Emma Square, Honolulu All talks Thursdays at 12:00 noon Sponsored by the Historic Preservation Program, Department of American Studies, University … Continue reading

A Conversation with Walter Echo-Hawk

Please join us for conversation with Walter Echo-Hawk, renowned Native American attorney, tribal judge, activist, law professor, and 2018 Dan & Maggie Inouye Distinguished Chair in Democratic Ideals.  Please see further details below: Date:  Thursday, February 1, 2018 Time:  5:00 … Continue reading


Congratulations to our 4 first place winners, Christina Ayson, Pahole Sookkasikon, Ava Ladner, and Tyler Greenhill, at this year’s Trivia Hawai’i!  

Fall 2017 Dan and Maggie Inouye Distinguished Chair in Democratic Ideals

Chris Eyre, an award-winning Native American filmmaker has been selected as Fall 2017 Inouye chair.   While in Hawai’i, Chris Eyre will participate in the following events: November 8, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. Eyre will participate in “Native Lenses/’Oiwi Optics: … Continue reading

Keynote Lecture by Native Filmmaker

Please join us for a free public lecture by an award winning director, Chris Eyre.   Title:  Statues Between U.S.: Rethinking Symbols  Date:  Tuesday, November 14 Time:  6:30 p.m. Venue:  School of Law, UHM Manoa, Classroom 2    

A Community Panel on Indigenous Filmmaking

The ARTS at Marks Garage will be hosting a community panel featuring this fall’s Dan and Maggie Inouye Chair in Democratic Ideals Chris Eyre.  Eyre is a Cheyenne/Arapaho filmmaker who has produced films such as Smoke Signals, Skins, and Edge … Continue reading

A Conversation with Michelle Zacks!

Please join us for an informal talk with Michelle Zacks, a graduate of the American Studies Department at UH-Manoa.   Michelle will describe her experiences as a Folklorist for the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum, her previous work as a Graduate … Continue reading

Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

We are delighted to announce that one our graduate students, Saul Rollason, is taking part in the stage production of “Bengal Tiger at the Banghdad Zoo.” Please see the flyer below for more details.