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Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017

Writers take over the classroom

Auckland Airport is giving $120,000 to 12 charities as parts of its annual 12 days of Christmas initiative. The Herald will profile each initiative.By...

Hawaiian scholar from the roots up

By Jan Wizinowich Special to West Hawaii Today WAIMEA — Grounded in strong Waimea roots, Emalani Case branched out across the Pacific the past four...

U Aims To Build Top Pacific Islander Program

The University of Utah recently announced its intent to build the top Pacific Islander program in the continental United States. As part of the...
Pacific Historian Damon Salesa Photo: Supplied

Academic to launch free e-book on Samoa history

An Auckland University academic says last week's Samoan History conference at the university's Fale Pasifika will result in an electronic history book for schools.  Damon...
Dr Winifereti Nainoca and Dr Adi Alisi Vudiniabola.

Fijian doctoral recipients among 15 Pasifika graduates at Massey University

Fifteen postgraduate Pasifka students were among graduates at today's two Massey University capping ceremonies in Palmerston North. Two of them, both from Fiji, received doctoral...

‘The dream is to rule the world’

Sisikula Sisifa and Ilaisaane Fifita are research fellows and PhD graduates and the first Pacific academics at the University of Auckland's Business School. Ilaisaane...

Dr Melinda Webber receives Marsden grant for her research on Ngāpuhi distinctiveness

Dr Melinda Webber has received a Marsden Fast-Start grant to undertake a research project examining the distinctive identity traits of Ngāpuhi, New Zealand’s largest...
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TEACHING, HULA, HAWAII AND PACIFIC STUDIES

In January 2017 Dr Emalani Case will take up an appointment as Assistant Professor in Hawaiian and Pacific Studies at the University of Hawai’i–West O’ahu. Emalani arrived...
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FROM “FA‘ASAMOA” TO “MATĀ‘UPU TAU SĀMOA”

Talofa! Welcome to our very first Samoan Studies Programme (SAMO) blog. This is an exciting development for our SAMO programme. I’ve been given the...