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
Awaiaulu is dedicated to developing resources and resource people that can bridge Hawaiian knowledge from the past to the present and the future.
We achieve our mission and purpose through the production of accessible resources and the development of resource people.
“Aia ka naauaoio o ka lahui
o kekahi aupuni a paa na moolelo
o kona aina kulaiwi iaia.”
“A nation is truly enlightened
when its people know
the stories of their land.”