Honoring Melody Kapilialoha MacKenzie

Please join Ka Huli Ao as we celebrate Professor Melody Kapilialoha MacKenzie upon her retirement!  Melody is our founding director, an award-winning law professor and scholar, kumu hula, and a tireless advocate for Native Hawaiians and other Indigenous communities.

Interested in celebrating Professor MacKenzie?

You can do so in a number of ways:

Celebrate with mele, hula, and mea ʻai at a Pāʻina

Saturday, April 25, 2020- POSTPONED

Check back soon for further details on the celebration!

Donate to the Melody Kapilialoha MacKenzie Fund for Student Excellence

and help sustain Melody’s foresight and Ka Huli Ao’s committment to excellence.  Visit: https://giving.uhfoundation.org/funds/12948204

Supporting the Melody Kapilialoha MacKenzie Fund for Student Excellence helps students of the William S. Richardson School of Law through the Ka Huli Ao Center for Excellence in Native Hawaiian Law. Your support will assist with expenses including but not limited to supplies, equipment, honoraria, travel, scholarship, internships, paid summer clerkships, conferences or workshops, outreach activities, events and other expenses.

Contribute kālā (money) for a special makana from current and former students.

Email nhlawctr@hawaii.edu for more information about our gift.