HÅkÅ«leâ€˜a Worldwide VoyageOctober 1, 11:30am - 12:30pm
Mānoa Campus, Hamilton Library, Room 301
Fall 2015 UHM Faculty Lecture Series: Sharing Our Work and Knowledge
HÅkÅ«leâ€˜a Worldwide Voyage: Island Wisdom and Global Connections in Ethnomathematics
Speaker: Dr. Linda Furuto
Description: HÅkÅ«leâ€˜a, our Star of Gladness, began as a vision of reviving the legacy of exploration, courage, reverence, and compassion that brought the first Polynesians to the archipelago of Hawaiâ€˜i. The mission of the Worldwide Voyage (2013-2017) is to MÄlama Honua, care for Island Earth, by bridging ancient and modern wisdom for a more sustainable world.
HÅkÅ«leâ€˜a is a vehicle to explore research, theory, and praxis, including equitable, high quality mathematics education that serves to re-empower diverse populations through experiential, real-world applications. We steward this gift and kuleana to mÄlama honua together for future generations.
About Dr. Furuto: Dr. Linda H.L. Furuto was born and raised in Hauâ€˜ula, Oâ€˜ahu. She is an Associate Professor of Mathematics Education at the University of Hawaiâ€˜i at MÄnoa, and was previously an Associate Professor of Mathematics at UH West Oâ€˜ahu. Research interests include: quantitative methodology, mathematics achievement, ethnomathematics, and educational access and equity. Dr. Furuto received the 2010 Pacific Business Newsâ€™ Top Forty Under 40 Award, 2011 UH Board of Regents Frances Davis Award for Excellence in Teaching, and 2012 UH Board of Regents Medal for Excellence in Teaching. She is humbled to be engaged in HÅkÅ«leâ€˜aâ€™s Worldwide Voyage from 2013-2017.
Free and open to the public
Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and UHM Library, Mānoa Campus
Thursday, October 1
Global Chef Program - EnglandMānoa Campus, Hale Aloha CafÃ©, Gateway CafÃ© & Campus Center Food Court
HÅkÅ«leâ€˜a Worldwide VoyageMānoa Campus, Hamilton Library, Room 301
Spring 2016 in Florence, ItalyMānoa Campus, Moore 319
Spring 2016 in Rome, ItalyMānoa Campus, Moore 319
The JET Program Information SessionMānoa Campus, Campus Center Room 308
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Free Financial Check-upMānoa Campus, Queen Liliuokalani Center for Student Services Rm. 412
Family Happy Hour (FREE!)Mānoa Campus, MÄnoa Gardens/Ba-Le Courtyard