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Native Hawaiian research highlighted at the Lāhui Hawaiʻi Research Center conference

Conference discussion session

The past, present and future of Kanaka ʻŌiwi (Native Hawaiian) research was highlighted at the inaugural Lāhui Hawaiʻi Research Center (LHRC) student conference held at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. On September 22 and 23, LHRC—part of the federal Title III Kekaulike Grant administered by Native Hawaiian Student Services at UH Mānoa and Hawaiian studies faculty at UH Maui College—hosted more than 40 Kanaka ʻŌiwi undergraduate and graduate students, faculty and community presenters who shared …

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Research of Japanese poultry practices leads to distinguished scholarship

Three years ago, while doing guided research of Japanese language materials in Yokohama, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa graduate student Benjamin Schrager read about chicken broilers in Miyazaki. He was impressed by how they connected issues of agricultural industrialization, self-sufficiency and consumer anxiety. Between January and March of 2011, Miyazaki poultry farms were struck by 13 outbreaks of avian influenza that necessitated the rapid …

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