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Final reflection

I’m still not sure how to think about Hawai’i. Now that I’ve been, I can attest to its beauty and overwhelming natural sights, but the political and socioeconomic climates left me unsure of their future as a nation and community. With the Mauna Kea telescope debate acting as somewhat of a proxy war for sovereignty, tensions seem to be rising faster than … Continue Reading

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Sacred Land

To me, the most interesting aspect of working at the Waipā Foundation was learning about the gifting culture and its effects on natural and economic sustainability. I thought it tied in well with our discussions later in the day at the sacred grounds, considering the discussion of the Waipa Valley as being one of such revered places. Our work in … Continue Reading

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