Curve of the Hook

Partnering Organization: Mānoa Foundation

Program: Curve of the Hook: An Archaeologist in Paradise is the title of a partnership project with the Mānoa Foundation on the archaeological work of Dr. Yosihiko Sinoto and cultural reawakening/preservation in Polynesia. Originally published in Japanese, Curve of the Hook is the English translation of a book-length biography of Dr. Yosihiko Sinoto, a longtime senior anthropologist at the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum who is known worldwide for his work in Pacific archaeology. The English translation is set to be released as a special summer issue of the Mānoa Journal. Three public humanities events related to the book are tentatively set to take place in the summer and fall of 2015.