Stories tagged "anthropology"

The internment camp in West Oʻahu’s backyard

October 31st, 2011 | by Cheryl Ernst | 8 Comments

World War II camp abuts the new UH campus.

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First Koreans, early Chinese mariners tracked

October 27th, 2011 | by Tracy Matsushima | 5 Comments

Mānoa archaeologists and international partners use modern techniques to trace Asia’s ancient peoples.

Book recalls Pan Am’s nisei stewardesses

April 26th, 2011 | by Cheryl Ernst | 3 Comments

New book explores experiences of Pan Am Airline’s “nisei” stewardesses.

Polynesian colonization was sudden and swift

April 21st, 2011 | by Malamalama Staff | 1 Comment

New analysis shows eastern Polynesian settlement occurred more rapidly and more recently than previously thought.

Legacy of the President’s Mother

January 14th, 2009 | by Paula Bender | 57 Comments

The election of President Barack Obama drew eyes to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, where his parents met. But among some at the university, it is Obama’s late mother who stirs strong emotions of memory and hope.