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Culturised Podcast – Dr. Umi Perkins – Hawaiian History Scholar

November 28, 2020

Hosted by Makani Tabura

The focus of this show will be to introduce the Hawaii not many visitors and oftentimes’ Local residents don’t know, hear about or experience. We will feature guests that are “cultured” in certain aspects of Hawaiian culture to share their knowledge and Mana’o on what makes up our Native Hawaiian culture. The history, language, arts, education, and people. Guests will be Community leaders, artists, Kumu Hula, Kahu and everyday Hawaiian people.

Episode #2 – Featuring Dr. Umi Perkins – Hawaiian History Scholar

A graduate of Lahainaluna and Harvard, ʻUmi Perkins received a PhD in Political Science from the University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa. He teaches Hawaiian history at the Kamehameha Schools and is a lecturer at the Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution at UH Mānoa. A former Fulbright scholar, his research focuses on Hawaiian land tenure. He has over 50 publications, and has written for The Nation, Hawaiʻi Review, The Contemporary Pacific and many other publications. He is a regular contributor to Ka Wai Ola (Office of Hawaiian Affairs), and co-wrote the screenplay for the feature film The Islands.

WATCH IT HERE: https://culturised.com/

The Culturised TV Show/Podcast would eventually like to feature different cultures within Hawaii, such as Samoan, Filipino, Korean, Japanese and Chinese that have contributed to what has today become known as “Island Culture.”


November 28, 2020
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