Archives for December 2016

kuʻualoha hoʻomanawanui, associate professor and director of undergraduate studies in English, was recently awarded Honorable Mention for the Modern Language Association prize for Studies in Native American Literatures, Cultures, and Languages for her first book, Voices of Fire: Reweaving the Literary Lei of Pele and Hiʻiaka (University of Minnesota Press).   Voices of Fire seeks to restore…

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Craig Santos Perez, Associate Professor in the Department of English, was awarded a prestigious 2016 Lannan Literary Fellowship for Poetry, in recognition of his distinctive literary merit and potential for continued outstanding work. This is Perez’s second distinguished honor in a short period of time; he also received a 2015 American Book Award. The fellowship…

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Governor David Ige honored International Education Week 2016 in a signed proclamation presented to the Study Hawaiʻi Educational Consortium during a ceremony at the State Capitol on November 18. International Education Week is an annual national and international celebration of the contributions of international education in global cooperation and bridging gaps for people worldwide. The governor remarked…

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