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March presentation with Jon Okamura

Two University of Hawaiʻi authors published in The Hawaiian Journal of History will present their articles at separate events in March and April. The Hawaiian Historical Society and Windward Community College’s library are co-hosting.

Jonathan Y. Okamura will present his article, “The Lasting Significance of the Majors-Palakiko Case” (vol. 54, 2020), which covers the case behind Morgan’s Corner and the abolishment of capital punishment in Hawaiʻi, on Wednesday, March 22, 1–2 p.m. at Windward CC’s Hale Laʻakea Library.

Okamura is professor emeritus at UH Mānoa’s Department of Ethnic Studies. He is author to a number of landmark publications including, Raced to Death in 1920s Hawaiʻi: Injustice and Revenge in the Fukunaga Case (University of Illinois Press, 2019).

On Thursday, April 20, 1–2 p.m., Ralph Thomas Kam will present “Remembering the Royal Residences of Kapālama: The Homes of Princess Ruth Keʻelikōlani and Queen Liliʻuokalani” (vol. 47, 2013), looking at the forgotten royal residences of Princess Ruth Keʻelikōlani, Queen Liliʻuokalani and Prince Albert Kūnuiākea.

Kam is the interim director of the Historic Preservation Graduate Certificate Program at UH Mānoa.

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