• November 2, 2017 – Chaos in the Capital: What’s at Stake for Native Hawaiians? Former Governor John D. Waiheʻe ‘76 and Esther Kiaʻāina.

Moderator Stanton Enomoto facilitated a panel discussion which included former Governor John D. Waiheʻe ‘76 and Esther Kiaʻāina.

  • October 11, 2017 – Deconstructing Indigenous Rights: From Aotearoa to Hawaiʻi and Beyond. Dr. Valmaine Toki and Dr. Keakaokawai Varner Hemi.

From left to right: Prof. David Forman, Prof. Lilikalā Kameʻeleihiwa, Dr. Keakaokawai Varner Hemi, Dean Wayne Rumbles, Dr. Valmaine Toki, Prof. Kapuaʻala Sproat, Post-J.D. Fellow Mahina Tuteur.

  • September 7, 2017 – Self-Determination or Self-Decimation? The Political and Legal Dismemberment of Native Citizens in Indian Country. Dr. David Wilkins, University of Minnesota.

Preeminent and renowned scholar David E. Wilkins, Ph.D. discussing how the banishment, denial, or disenrollment of Native citizens impacts Native communities and relationships.

  • March 2, 2017 – Judicial Independence in Peril: Impacts on Justice for Kānaka Maoli. Former Hawaii Gov. John D. Waiheʻe, Calvin E. Young, and Justice Levinson.
  • February 2, 2017 – Hot Topics at the 2017 Legislature: What’s in Store for Native Hawaiians; Rep. Kaniela Ing, Marti Townsend, and Wayne Chung Tanaka.