January 22, 2002 – Hokulani K. Aikau: “How to Survive the Utah Desert? Or This is the Place?”

Thursday, January 22 | Oakes Mural Room | 12:00 PM

Hokulani Aikau is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of American Studies at the University of Minnesota. Her dissertation is titled “Arti-culations of Hawaiian Culture: Cultural Revitalization, Religion, and Migration at the Polynesian Cultural Center, 1963–1973,” centering on Polynesian ethnic and religious identity in the context of the Mormon Church’s Polynesian Culture Center in Hawai`i.