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Kanaka 'Oiwi Methodologies: Moolelo and Metaphor

Katrina-Ann R. Kapa'anaokalaokeola Nakoa Oliveira and Erin Kahunawaika'ala Wright


For many new indigenous scholars, the start of academic research can be an experience rife with conflict in many dimensions. Though there are a multitude of approaches to research and inquiry, many of those methods ignore ancient wisdom and traditions as well as alternative worldviews and avenues for both discovery and learning. This fourth volume in the Hawaiʻinuiākea series, explores techniques for inquiry through some of the many perspectives of Kanaka ʻŌiwi (Native Hawaiian) scholars at work today. The book is a collection of “methods-focused” essays written by Kanaka scholars across acade ... More

Keywords: academic research, Kanaka, critical race theory, Kanaka ʻŌiwi, Hawaiian traditions, environmental research, mele

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2015 Print ISBN-13: 9780824855857
Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824855857.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Katrina-Ann R. Kapa'anaokalaokeola Nakoa Oliveira, editor
University of Hawai'i at Manoa

Erin Kahunawaika'ala Wright, editor

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