Umi Perkins

Tapestries orange rouge  large  large What native insight can teach us about responsible development
  • Discussion

The criteria for economic decision-making among indigenous peoples often involves holistic considerations that go beyond simply balancing people, planet and profits. Read More »

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  • Verbatim

ʻUmi Perkins on framing statewide education and international discussion on occupied Hawaiʻi around a legal context. Read More »

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  • Interview
Screen-shot-2015-03-11-at-9-25-32-am The Ten Most Pervasive Myths about Hawaiian History →
  • History
O-hawaiian-flag-facebook Hauʻoli Lā Hoʻihoʻi Ea

ʻUmi Perkins takes us through the history of today's national holiday celebrating the return of sovereignty. Read More »

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  • Analysis

Recounting the history of modern Hawaiʻi's founding. Read More »

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How a fundamental shift in our cultural values is leading us down an alarming path. Read More »

Jonahkuhiokalanianaole3 A brief history of the Hawaiian homelands program
  • History

On Kūhiō's birthday, a look at his greatest legacy Read More »

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Hauʻoli Lā Kūʻokoʻa