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Patricia Halagao Chair

Interests: Filipino curriculum & pedagogy; Multicultural education; Social studies; Cultural & linguistic policy

(808) 956-9295

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Kimo Cashman Specialist

Interests: Aloha ʻĀina Education and Leadership, Hawaiian Education, Art Education, Storytelling, Teacher Leader, Teacher Professional Development

(808) 956-3370

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Pauline Chinn Professor

Interests: My research and instructional interests focus on place-based education with a focus on Hawaiʻi and the Pacific Islands, sustainability science, professional development and teacher leadership, Indigenou science education; and transdisciplinary, culturally sustaining curriculum development.

(808) 956-4411

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Robyn Chun Assistant Specialist

Interests: Early Childhood Higher Education and Professional Development Systems; Implications of Hawai'i's Indigenous and Local Culture on Professional Development and Teacher Preparation; Project Work in the Early Years

(808) 956-0337

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Keith Cross Assistant Professor

Interests: Oral traditions and embedding/acquiring scientific knowledge within/through oral traditions; Cognition and Learning ; Arts Expertise and Education

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Linda Furuto Professor

Interests: Mathematics achievement; Quantitative research methodology; Ethnomathematics; Access and equity

(808) 956-3359

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Richard Johnson Professor

Interests: early childhood education; critical studies; reconceptualizing early childhood education

(808) 956-4414

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Julie Kaomea Professor

Interests: Decolonizing Research Methodologies; Native Hawaiian Education; Indigenous Education

(808) 956-3994

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Eomailani Kukahiko Specialist

Interests: Mathematics Education; Hawaiian Language Immersion Education; STEMM Education

(808) 956-8918

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Margaret Maaka Professor

Interests: Educational psychology/Indigenous educational psychology; Language and cognitive development; Multiliteracies; Educational policy; Indigenous development and advancement; Indigenous Leadership

(808) 956-4230

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Summer Maunakea Assistant Professor

Interests: Sustainability Education; Culturally Relevant Evaluation & Assessment; Dismantling Settler Colonial Perspectives of Place and Place-based Education; Research Methodologies; ʻĀina-based Pedagogies; Indigenous Land-based Education; Eco-justice Pedagogy

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Tara O'Neill Professor

Interests: STEMS^2 Education, STEM Education, Multicultural Ed, Place-Based Ed, Secondary Science, Culture-Based Ed, equity, social justice

(808) 956-0415

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Amanda Smith Assistant Professor

Interests: Philosophy and Social Theory (particularly Poststructuralism & Feminist New Materialisms); Literacies; Qualitative Research Methods; Art, Making, and Visuality

(808) 956-3977

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Brooke Ward Taira Assistant Professor

Interests: Teacher Education; Multicultural Education; Culturally Responsive Assessment; Migration and Literacy; Literacy Studies

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Betty Williams Associate Professor

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Deborah Zuercher Professor

Interests: Leadership, Admin and Policy; K12 Instruction and Teacher Preparation; Hawaiian and Place-based Educaiton; Technology and STEM; Multicultural and International Education

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Larson Ng Staff

Interests: Island-Based Economics; Hawaiian Kingdom Public School System; Educational Leadership Professional Development; Renationalization Methodologies and Curriculum; Applied Econometric and Mixed Research Methods

(808) 956-6435