Applicants sought to lead Hawaiʻinuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Joanne Clark, 956-6133
Associate Vice Chancellor
Posted: Feb 27, 2008

UH Mānoa is accepting applications for the position of founding Dean of the newly established Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge.

The Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge was created last year by merging the Hawaiian studies and language programs, and is the largest school of indigenous studies in the nation.

Its establishment was a major step towards promoting the study of the Hawaiian language and preserving Hawai‘i‘s host culture.

The School‘s mission is to pursue, perpetuate, research and revitalize all areas and forms of Hawaiian knowledge. This includes the language, its origins, history, arts, sciences, literature, religion, education, law and society, as well as its political, medicinal, and cultural practices.

The search advisory committee is co-chaired by Linda K. Johnsrud, UH Mānoa Interim Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Vice President for Academic Planning and Policy, UH System; and Myrtle Yamada, Executive Director, Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge, and Program Officer, Office of the UH Mānoa Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs,.

More information about the position can be found at the search committee website:


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