Graduate Profile

Kalei Nu‘uhiwa

 

Ann Kaleilokelani Nu‘uhiwa (Tsuha) graduated in 2007 and has been working with several educational, resource management and research institutions since graduating with an M.A. in Hawaiian Language from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. The information gathered in her M.A. thesis has provided material for curriculum she has created with the Edith Kanaka‘ole Foundation and Kamehameha Schools Keauhou-Kahalu‘u Education Group. She has also authored the Papahulilani sections for both the Kūkulu Ke Ea A Kanaloa Cultural Resource Management Plan for the Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission and Kumokuhali‘I Hawaiian Resource Management Plan for the Land Assets Division for Kamehameha Schools. Nu‘uhiwa has also worked with the Kohala Center, Mellon Fellows and Watershed Partnerships on several environmental projects. She continues to research celestial, hydrometeorology, meteorology and other atmospheric information documented by Hawaiians. She self publishes a monthly lunar letter that is currently sent to nearly 1,000 subscribers throughout the world. Her goals are to publish three books, complete a Hawaiian moon calendar applette, and, in the future pursue a doctoral degree.