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At Home and in the FieldEthnographic Encounters in Asia and the Pacific Islands$
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Suzanne S. Finney, Mary Mostafanezhad, Guido Carlo Pigliasco, and Forrest Wade Young

Print publication date: 2015

Print ISBN-13: 9780824847593

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.001.0001

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He‘eia Kūpuna Mapping Workshops

He‘eia Kūpuna Mapping Workshops

Unearthing the Past, Inspiring the Future in Hawai‘i

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(p.222) He‘eia Kūpuna Mapping Workshops
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At Home and in the Field
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Hokulani K. Aikau

Nahaku Kalei

Bradley Wong

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University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824847593.003.0037

This chapter is an in-depth analysis of ecological restoration in Hawai‘i. It explores the process of kalo (taro) restoration on O‘ahu through the revitalization of indigenous ecological knowledge gained from six kūpuna (elders, grandparents). The revitalization process was carried out using ArcGIS and eBeam technology to digitally map the area, thereby allowing kūpuna to spatially and temporally situate their stories on maps and aerial photographs of He‘eia during different historical periods. This chapter reflects on the intersection of this software with indigenous ways of knowing as well as outlines some of the potentials and limitations of this method for indigenous communities and ecological knowledge revitalization.

Keywords:   kūpuna, Hawai‘i, ecological restoration, kalo restoration, O‘ahu, indigenous knowledge, ArcGIS, eBeam, ecological knowledge

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