UHWO COVID-19 Speaker Series

Join the UH-West Oʻahu community as we explore various aspects of the current pandemic. The public is welcome to encouraged these sessions.

Hulihia: Using the Pandemic as a Portal for Social Transformation

Wed, 5/5/2021, 10-10:30a
Dr. Cathy Ikeda and Dr. Stephanie Kamai
About this session: Hear about our lessons learned in teacher preparation when there was no option but to take a face to face program online. These are our “ahas” as we were forced to wehe ka maka, or be open to this present situation and know that radical self-reflection is the vital practice that we are asked to do, individually and collectively.
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Hawaiʻi’s Economy 3.1

Thurs, 5/6/2021, 11a-12p
Dr. Thomas Scheiding and Dr. Holly Itoga
About this session: A year ago Drs. Scheiding and Itoga reviewed the economic policies being utilized to address the crisis and how the larger economic and health crisis was affecting Hawaiʻiʻs tourism industry. With a year now having passed, these topics are revisited.
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All sessions will be held via Zoom. Upon registering, you will be sent the link to access the session. Please plan on logging in 5-10 minutes prior to the workshop so that they can start promptly and end on-time. When you click on the link to join the meeting, follow the prompts that appear. If you are having any problems connecting to the workshop, please log out and try to re-enter the meeting.

We highly recommend that you use a laptop/desktop, but if you would like to use your mobile device, please download the application for it in advance. Click here to learn more about Zoom.