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Advocate talks about heritage of Pacific Islanders in Utah

Jacob Fitisemanu, advocate for Utah the Utah Pacific Islander community, was in studio to talk about the history of Pacific Islanders in Utah.

Watch the full interview in the video above. 14 more words


On Cameron Crowe's Aloha and Indigenous Pacific Films We Actually Recommend

By Hinemoana of Turtle Island: Lani Teves, Liza Keanuenueokalani Williams, Maile Arvin,  Fuifuilupe Niumetolu, Natalee Kēhaulani Bauer, and Kēhaulani Vaughn

(Note: In this piece we use Native Hawaiian, Hawaiian, Kanaka Maoli and Maoli interchangeably to refer to the Indigenous people of Hawaiʻi. 4,237 more words

President of Vanuatu's personal story of the bombing of Rainbow Warrior

In June 1985 (30 years ago) Rainbow Warrior 1 called in Port Vila, Vanuatu. The crew prepared a banner there. It read ‘Nuclear Free Pacific’ and Charles Rara joined the expedition. 106 more words

No Enclave -- Exploring Hawaiian Los Angeles

Diversity has long been part of the fabric of Los Angeles and Southern California. Humans first arrived here at least 13,000 years ago and more than twenty… 3,386 more words

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia: My Thoughts

These three terms are subregions used for the islands that make up Oceania. This is the picture you might have seen before:

I am always conflicted with using these terms. 390 more words


Presbyterians celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is Asian Pacific Heritage Month.

My friend the Rev. Laura Mariko Cheifetz is celebrating the month with a series on her blog with guest writers “from many generations, different ethnic groups, and represent the diversity of what it means to be Asian Pacific American and Presbyterian.” 8 more words


White House Blog: Celebrating Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month; ‏White House Summit on AAPIs is May 12

A message from Kiran Ahuja, the Executive Director of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and Konrad Ng, Director of the Smithsonian Asian Pacific Center. 1,426 more words

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