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The journals kept by Captain Cook and various of his crew record many instances where English and kanaka maoli misunderstood one another. It is argued that these misunderstandings were due, in part, to philosophical differences in kanaka maoli and English views of exchange and the rights properly exercised with respect to the things they exchanged.
Thomas Dye graduated with a degree in Anthropology from the University of Hawai`i before earning a Ph.D. at Yale University in 1987. He is an archaeologist who has worked in Hawai`i since 1968 and currently owns and operates an archaeological consultancy in Honolulu. His research interests include the method and theory of Hawaiian archaeology, archaeological chronology, and reproducible research.
The Athlete’s Body and the Global Condition: Tongan Rugby Players in Japan
The mobility of rugby professionals from Tonga to Japan and points beyond poses new questions about the role of the body as a mediator between the subjective and the objective, which anthropologists and other social scientists have generally examined within the confines of specific societies. Increasingly, mobility across different regimes of valuation offers highly skilled bodies both new possibilities for agency and new constraints on agency. The articulation of athletes’ mobility with economic, social, and ideological dynamics provides a window onto the underexplored aspects of the global condition from the ground up.
Niko Besnier is Professor of Cultural Anthropology at the University of Amsterdam. His most recent book, On the Edge of the Global: Modern Anxieties in a Pacific Island Nation, was published by Stanford University Press in 2011. He is currently in the initial stages of a 5-year multi-sited ethnographic comparative project involving five researchers investigating the migrations of professional athletes from the Global South to the Global North in three sports (rugby, soccer football, and cricket).
Cosponsored with the Department of Sociology and Center for Pacific Island Studies, UHM
Ka Hui Ho'olauna-The Social Group is a TV Magazine Show written, hosted and produced by Journalism Students from the School of Communications and the College of Social Sciences. Episode #7 features the renovation of an historic UH building, an environmental way of carpooling on campus and a talk story session with the new chancellor Tom Apple.
Ka Hui Ho'olauna-The Social Group is a TV Magazine Show written, hosted and produced by Journalism Students from the School of Communications and the College of Social Sciences. Episode #8 features the resolved mysteries of Rapa Nui, how UH takes part in recycling E-waste, and a talk story session with new UH Wahine Basketball Coach Laura Beeman.