historic Hawaiian newspaper article

The Institute of Hawaiian Language Research and Translation (IHLRT) presents Ka Wā Ma Mua, Ka Wā Ma Hope (Using the Past to Inform the Present and Future) on October 18, 4 p.m. at the University of

at Mānoa’s Hamilton Library Hawaiian and Pacific Collections, Room 501.

This presentation will explore the wealth of knowledge held in the Hawaiian language newspapers, highlight some of IHLRT’s current projects and graduate student research, look at upcoming projects and discuss how these collaborations are reconnecting students, faculty and staff to historical Hawaiian perspectives.

Speakers will include Puakea Nogelmeier, Kilika Bennett, Paige Okamura and Kamealoha Forrest.

More on the Institute of Hawaiian Language Research and Translation

IHLRT is a collaborative research unit providing access and research capacity to the extensive Hawaiian language repository for all fields of study. A major focus of IHLRT’s work is accessing the newly-digitized Hawaiian language newspapers of the last two centuries. While facilitating research, IHLRT provides professional training and learning experiences to a new generation of translation leaders and scholars in all fields related to

, its people and its history.

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Institute of Hawaiian Language Research and Translation opens its doors to the public, June 26, 2016

—By Cindy Knapman