Awaiaulu is organized exclusively for educational purposes, including perpetuating and advancing use of the Hawaiian language, and training Hawaiian language translators and editors to reach our overarching goals.
Our current work
In addition, Awaiaulu focuses time, attention and resources on generating Hawaiian language books, translations, and other educational material for universities, schools, research arenas, and the general public.
Vision for generations
Funding is provided from grants, contributions, contracts, and sales, including research, translating and re-presenting Hawaiian language texts from the past for modern Hawaiian and English-language audiences.
Puakea Nogelmeier is a Professor of Hawaiian language at the University of Hawaiʻi, Mānoa, where he has taught for 28 years. His BAs in Hawaiian language and Anthropology, his MA in Pacific Islands Studies and