Pualiʻiliʻimaikalani (Pua) Rossi-Fukino

By Lyz Soto on December 4, 2020
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Pualiʻiliʻimaikalani (Pua) Rossi-Fukino, Assistant Professor of Hawaiian Studies at Kauaʻi Community College, serves as department Program Coordinator and teaches courses on Hawaiian Language, Hawaiian Religion, Hula/Chant, and Hawaiian History. Born and raised on Kauaʻi, she is board member for the Kauaʻi Food Hub, Hawaiʻi Alliance for Progressive Action, serves as the Kauaʻi Representative on the Pūkoʻa Native Hawaiian Council, and has been a board member of the Kauaʻi Historical Society. “I am very passionate when it comes to the area of humanities, especially in regards to Hawaiian history. As someone who was born and raised on Kauaʻi, there is a sense of responsibility that I have to give back to our community and broaden these types of programs on our island.”