September 16, 2013

More than 100 supporters from government –including Hawai‘i’s Governor, Neil Abercrombie–, business, education, local media, and the community gathered at the halau of University of Hawai‘i’s Center for Hawaiian Studies to celebrate the launch of the HLRI Roadmap and the future of a multilingual workforce in the State.


Oli [opening chant] :: Tuahine Serenaders

Hawai’inuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge

Bley-VromanWelcome :: Robert Bley-Vroman, Dean

College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa


Honored Speakers

AbercrombieThe Honorable Neil Abercrombie
Governor of Hawai‘i
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McGuffieMark McGuffie, Managing Director
O‘ahu Economic Development Board
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MokuauNoreen Mokuau, Dean
Myron B. Thompson School of Social Work
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
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BrowAnh “Betty” H. Brow
Executive Vice President
Bank of Hawai‘i
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NogelmeierPuakea Nogelmeier, Professor of Hawaiian Language
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Executive Director of Awaiaulu
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Launch Documents