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HCA Presentation on Climate Change: A Cultural Perspective
April 2, 2011
Coordinator, Halawa Luluku Interpretive Development Project, Office of Hawaiian Affairs
Kaiwi Nui is the Coordinator for the Halawa Luluku Interpretive Development Project, a cultural mitigation team under the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. He is an active member in the Native Hawaiian community and serves as a Commissioner on the State Legacy Lands Conservation Commission. Kaiwi is studied and has experience in both architecture and Native Hawaiian land use management and practice. He is founder of the Kukulu Kane Program, which is a program designed for the State Correctional System to teach cultural land management and stewardship to in-transition and incarcerated men. Recently he has been examining modern Western scientific climate understanding in relation to ancient Hawaiian oral tradition.