A panel discussion to explore how Hawaiʻi‘s 1978 Constitutional Convention affected Hawaiian cultural health, including the revival of language, is set for March 8, 7 p.m. at Windward Community College‘s Hawaiian Studies Complex, Hale Aʻo.
Giving opening remarks will be former Governor John Waiheʻe, a 1978 Con Con delegate who is leading a series of critical community discussions in anticipation of a 2018 ballot question on whether to hold a new Con Con.
- Charlene Hoe—1978 Con Con Windward Oʻahu delegate and founder of Hakipuʻu Learning Center
- Keoni Kuoha—co-founder and executive director, Papahana Kuaola
- Kamoaʻe Walk—assistant professor and assistant director of the Jonathan Napela Center for Hawaiian Language and Cultural Studies at BYUH–Hawaiʻi
- Kaʻumealani Walk—kumu and one of the founders of Ke Kula Kaiapuni Hawaiʻi ʻo Kahuku Academy
- Kaʻanoʻi Walk—senior policy analyst with Kamehameha Schools’ Kūamahi Community Education Division
- “How the constitution affected ola, health and welfare” on April 12, 7 p.m. at the Judiciary History Center
- “Exploring the connections between Con Con and the movement toward the restoration of self-governance” on May 10, 7 p.m. at the UH Mānoa Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies.
For more information, contact Ikaikai Hussey at email@example.com.