Ahu Journal Presents–Got Epistemology?
Support for indigenous epistemology scholar Greg Cajete’s (University of New Mexico) participation in a public conference and workshop that will gather scholars, practitioners, educators and community members together to discuss and flesh-out the practical aspects of Hawaiian/indigenous epistemology. Generated ideas are to be presented in an online journal titled Ahu–The Hawai‘i Journal of Education.
Awarded to: Ike A‘o
“All About Textiles” Public Program Series
Support for a series of public programs to help visitors explore the cultural traditions of the Asia-Pacific region throughout the 19th and 20th centuries through the lens of textiles, as presented in six textile exhibitions on display at the Honolulu Academy of Arts.
Awarded to: Honolulu Academy of Arts
Alphabet Soup: Literacy, Language, and Learning
Support for an exhibition and education project focused on the interaction of the written Hawaiian language, missionaries, and Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiians). Program elements include a web-based exhibition, an on-site exhibition, and a series of special events and panel discussion to engage the community in civic discussion and dialogue.
Awarded to: Mission Houses Museum/Hawaiian Mission Children’s Society
Ha Kam Wi Tawk Pidgin Yet?: Researching Local Identity Through Language
Support for an education project exploring the relationship between local language and identity through exploratory film-based ethnography by Wai‘anae High School students, who will present their work in April at multiple venues.
Awarded to: The Charlene Sato Center for Pidgin, Creole, and Dialect Studies
Kennedy Theatre Page to Stage
Support for the development of audience guides as well as a series of public programs exploring humanities issues of historical context, language, and culture embedded in two UHM productions: Shakespeare’s Macbeth and Irish playwright Brian Friel’s Translations.
Awarded to: University of Hawai‘i-Manoa
Patsy Takemoto Mink: From Maui Plantation Town to Washington, D.C.
Support for a major exhibition and education project on the life of the late Congresswoman Patsy Takemoto Mink. The exhibit will be hosted at 12 locations across four islands. Viewer’s guides, public forums, and opening programs are also part of this grant.
Awarded to: Hawai‘i Heritage Center
Timeless Craft: Building Mauloa
Support for an ethnographic film exploring the cultural traditions involved in the construction of a koa outrigger sailing canoe using traditional tools, materials, and methods.
Awarded to: Maiden Voyage Productions