Originally from Waimea, Hawaiʻi Island, Kealani Cook is a historian who began working at UH West Oʻahu in Fall 2015. His published work focuses on ties between Hawaiʻi and the Pacific.
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 2011
University of Hawai'i at Mānoa, 2005
B.S. Civil Engineering, College of Engineering
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa, 1999
2015-Present: Assistant Professor, Humanities Department
University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu
2011-2014: Instructor, Humanities Department
University of Hawai‘i Maui College
2011: Lecturer, History Department
Hawai‘i Pacific University
- Hist/Hpst 284 Intro to Hawaiian History
- Hist/Hpst 384 19th Century Hawaiian History
- Hist/Hpst 488 20th Century Hawaiian History
- Hist 363 20th Century US Pop, Mass, and Counter Culture
- Hist 379 US Empire
- Hist 316 Asian American History
“Ke Ao a me Ka Pō: Postmillennial Thought and Native Hawaiian Foreign Mission Work.” American Quarterly. 67:3. 2015.
Review of A Nation Rising: Hawaiian Movements for Life, Land, and Sovereignty, by Goodyear-Ka‘opua, Hussey, and Wright, Journal of American History. 102:2. 2015.
“He Manuhiri no Hawaiʻi,” Te Pouhere Korero 7. 2014.
“Kalākaua's Polynesian Confederacy: Teaching World History in Hawai‘i and Hawai‘i in World History," World History Connected. 2011.
“Kahiki: Native Hawaiian Relationships with Other Pacific Islanders, 1850-1915.”
“The Fragile Masculinity of Jack Tar: Gender and English-Speaking Sailors, 1750-1850.”