Value of Hawaii: Knowing the Past, Shaping the Future

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How did we get here? Three-and-a-half-day school weeks. Prisoners farmed out to the mainland. Tent camps for the migratory homeless. The steady degradation of already degraded land.

The contributors to The Value of Hawai'i outline the origins of our current state, and offer points of departure for a Hawai'i-wide debate on our future. The brief essays address a wide range of topics-Education, the Environment, Hawaiian Issues, Tourism, the Arts, Political Culture, Law, Labor, the ...

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Overview

How did we get here? Three-and-a-half-day school weeks. Prisoners farmed out to the mainland. Tent camps for the migratory homeless. The steady degradation of already degraded land.

The contributors to The Value of Hawai'i outline the origins of our current state, and offer points of departure for a Hawai'i-wide debate on our future. The brief essays address a wide range of topics-Education, the Environment, Hawaiian Issues, Tourism, the Arts, Political Culture, Law, Labor, the Military, Transportation, Homelessness, and many more-but the contributors share a belief that taking stock of where we are right now, what we need to remember, and what we need to preserve and to change, is the challenge that all of us must face now.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780824835293
  • Publisher: University of Hawaii Press, The
  • Publication date: 8/31/2010
  • Pages: 248
  • Sales rank: 1,437,288
  • Product dimensions: 6.94 (w) x 11.30 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

A Note on the Text and Acknowledgments vii

Intrduction Craig Howes 1

Part 1 Ka Wehena

Reinventing Hawai'i Tom Coffman 9

Hawaiian Issues Jonathan Kay Kamakawiwo'ole Osorio 15

Part 2 Ka 'Oihana

The Economy Sumner La Croix 23

Tourism Ramsay Remigius Mahealani Taum 31

Agriculture Charles Reppun 39

The Military Kathy E. Ferguson Phyllis Turnbull 47

Race/Ethnicity John P. Rosa 53

Labor Lowell Chun-Hoon 61

Transportation Karl Kim 69

Part 3 Ke Aupuni

Government Chad Blair 77

Law and the Courts Melody Kapilialoha MacKenzie 85

Public Education Mari Matsuda 93

University of Hawai'i Neal Milner 101

Prisons Meda Chesney-Lind Kat Brady 109

Part 4 Ka Nohona

Social Services Susan M. Chandler 117

Homelessness Trisha Kehaulani Watson 125

Domestic Violence Susan Hippensteele 133

Health and Healthcare Deane Neubauer 141

Arts Marilyn Cristofori 149

Journalism Ian Lind 157

Part 5 Ka 'Aina

Terrestrial Ecosystems Patricia Tummons 163

Climate Change Chip Fletcher 171

Energy Henry Curtis 179

Water D. Kapua'ala Sproat 187

Sovereign Ground Dana Naone Hall 195

Historic Preservation Sara L. Collins 201

Hawaiian Sustainability Davianna Pomaika'i McGregor 209

Part 6 Ka Puana

Ha'ena Carlos Andrade 217

Notes and Further Readings 229

Contributors 251

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