Awaiaulu Insights & Media



🎙 Digitized Hawaiian Newspapers a Boon for Researchers

Hawaii Public Radio’s Catherine Cruz interviews Awaiaulu Executive Director, Puakea Nogelmeier about opening new opportunities for researchers by digitizing Hawaiian newspapers.

🔗 Hawaii Public Radio.

📺 Welcome to Awaiaulu - About Us

Awaiaulu is dedicated to developing resources and resource people that can bridge Hawaiian knowledge from the past to the present and the future. We achieve our mission and purpose through the production of accessible resources and the development of resource people.

🔗 YouTube.

📺 Ep26: ʻAi Kole - Kanaeokana

ʻAi Kole, Episode 26: Awaiaulu. Puakea Nogelmeier, Kamuela Yim. He kono kēia e noho nanea mai kākou i kēia lā kahi e nānā aku ai i nei hanana koʻikoʻi o ka ʻauamo ʻana aʻe i ko kākou ʻōlelo makuahine ma o ka ʻenehana i loa nō kona helena.

🔗 Facebook Kanaeokana.

📺 Ep2: Ola Ka Hāloa - Office of Hawaiian Affairs

Kaui Sai-Dudoit features in the 2nd episode of Ola Ka Hāloa. OHA Community Engagement Director Mehanaokalā Hind talks about the work OHA and partners are doing to support and strengthen the Hawaiian community, and community at-large.

🔗 Facebook OHA.

Puakea Nogelmeier – Ascending to the Future

A living and vibrant culture rests on two bedrock foundations: a living language, and land that reveres places connected to the history, beliefs and hopes of its people. One of the people at the nexus of language revival in Hawai‘i is Dr. Marvin Puakea Nogelmeier, PhD.

🔗 Generations808.

📺 'Moana' in Olelo Hawaii is Coming to Schools in Hawaii

A Walt Disney-University of Hawaii System collaboration with Awaiaulu resulted in the first Disney picture to ever reach 46 translations and also to be the first to be translated in Hawaiian.

🔗 YouTube CivilBeat.

Hawaiian language version of 'Moana' to be distributed to schools across Hawaii

“Moana,” which made history for featuring Disney’s first Polynesian princess, has been recorded in more than 40 languages, including Tahitian. The Hawaiian language version of “Moana” is prepared by Awaiaulu and is the first time a Disney film has been been dubbed in Hawaiian.

🔗 NBC News.

Found in Translation, Hana Hou Magazine

Hana Hou covers the story of Puakea Nogelmeier and the renaissance of ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi. Resonant. Sonorous. Deep. These words are often used to describe the voice of Puakea Nogelmeier, though none seem to capture the actual auditory effect when he’s speaking directly to me.

🔗 Hana Hou Magazine.

Institute of Hawaiian Language Research and Translation opens its doors to the public

“Mahi ʻIke Hawaiʻi: Cultivate Hawaiian Knowledge” is the motto of the new Institute of Hawaiian Language Research and Translation (IHLRT) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. The new institute is led by Puakea Nogelmeier, a professor of Hawaiian language, and is an invaluable resource for anyone in the state and beyond to find and utilize historical Hawaiian knowledge.

🔗 University of Hawaii.

📺 Institute of Hawaiian Language Research and Translation opens its doors to the public

University of Hawaii at Manoa's new Institute of Hawaiian Language Research and Translation has translated a portion of its historical Hawaiian documents and is training the next generation of scholars.

🔗 YouTube UH.

📺 Hawaii’s Legacy of Literacy: Puakea Nogelmeier at TEDxManoa

Prof. Dr. Nogelmeier works extensively with the various Hawaiian-language archives and is active in rearticulating historical Hawaiian knowledge into fields of study today, producing translations, new presentations and reprintings of archival materials for publication and dissemination.

🔗 YouTube TEDx.

Hawaiian language newspaper research presentation

Ka Wā Ma Mua, Ka Wā Ma Hope (Using the Past to Inform the Present and Future)

🔗 University of Hawaii.

Project to transcribe Hawaiian language newspapers finishes up

More than 6,500 volunteers helped transcribe 16,000 pages of historic Hawaiian language newspapers that the Ike Ku'oko'a Initiative is transferring into an electronic format, which the public will be able to access over the internet.

🔗 Hawaii News Now.

New Director Named For Hawai‘i CISKC – Big Island Now

“Puakea’s scholarship and dedication to opening the Hawaiian language archives enables the voices of our kupuna to be heard broadly today,” Alegado said.

🔗 Big Island Now.

Old Hawaiian Newspapers Reveal Details of Past Natural Disasters

“Puakea’s vision has helped conserve Hawaiian language of the past and is opening a window on the historical record that has been long overlooked in Hawai‘i,” said Businger, lead author of the study and professor of Atmospheric Sciences in SOEST.

🔗 Maui Now.

🎙 1871 Hurricane Uncovered in Hawaiian Newspapers Reveals Hawaiʻi’s True Hurricane Risk

Nogelmeier is the director of the University of Hawaiʻi Institute of Hawaiian Language Research & Translation. He led a team of graduate students in compiling a digital database of more than 4,000 Hawaiian language newspaper articles related to meteorology and geology.

🔗 Hawaii Public Radio.

The Birth of Hawai‘i’s Native-Language Newspaper Archive

The explosion in Hawaiian-language papers demonstrated that Hawaiians were committed to documenting their own culture. The newspapers were also a critical method of sharing ideas across the islands, and with the rest of the world.

🔗 Atlas Obscura.

📺 Step Inside Hawaiʻi’s Native-Language Newspaper Archive

The secrets hidden in the fragile pages of a centuries-old newspaper archive in Hawaiʻi may hold the key to a sustainable future.

🔗 YouTube AO.

🎙 Researchers Turn to Hawaiian Language Newspapers For Help With Climate Change

Dr. Rosie Alegado is researching climate change through a historical lens with help from the Hawaiian newspaper archives.

🔗 Hawaii Public Radio.

📺 Hawaiian Mission Houses - Puakea Nogelmeier - Alii Letters

Awaiaulu Executive Director, Puakea Nogelmeier speaks about the Alii Letters project in this 2017 video shot at Hawaiian Mission Houses. Hawaiian Mission Houses collaborated with Awaiaulu Foundation to digitize, transcribe, translate and annotate over 200-letters written by 33-Chiefs.

🔗 YouTube.

📺 Letters From The Ali`i: Process to Product

Letters written in `Olelo Hawai`i by the Ali`i and Missionaries have been painstakingly translated and digitized into a searchable database.

🔗 YouTube.