Author: mailevine

On Cameron Crowe’s Aloha and Indigenous Pacific Films We Actually Recommend

mailevine , June 16th, 2015

Still from Living Along the Fenceline (2011), directors Lina Hoshino & Gwyn Kirk   By Hinemoana of Turtle Island: Lani Teves, Liza Keanuenueokalani Williams, Maile Arvin,  Fuifuilupe Niumetol…


A Nation Rising: Review Essay

mailevine , May 27th, 2015

Over at Decolonization: Indigeneity, Education & Society (an open-access journal), our sister-scholar Natalee Kēhaulani Bauer has a new review essay published. Itʻs about A Nation Rising (Noelani …


Pacific Islanders March for Self-Determination

mailevine , March 2nd, 2015

Pacific Islanders March for Self-Determination by Fuifuilupe Niumeitolu Photo by Dan Bacher. Part of the Pacific Islander (Melanesian, Micronesian, Polynesian) Contingent at the major Climate Change M…


Conference report: Pacific History Association

mailevine , January 5th, 2015

by Maile Arvin Note: Brief conference reports such as this one will be a regular category on this blog, as we seek to share information about conferences relevant…



mailevine , December 16th, 2014

This site is a space for Nolu ʻEhu and Hinemoana of Turtle Island, two different groups of Pacific Islander poets, activists, scholars and storytellers, to speak to each…


From a Pacific – Turtle Island Muliwai

mailevine , August 21st, 2014

By Hinemoana of Turtle Island: Liza Keanuenueokalani Williams, Lani Teves, Fuifuilupe Niumetolu, Maile Arvin, Kēhaulani Vaughn, and Natalee Kēhaulani Bauer We are a group of Pacific Islander women, ac…