Dr. Hōkūlani Aikau

Dr. Hōkūlani  Aikau
Indigenous Governance

BS (Utah), MA (Memphis), PhD (Minnesota).

Dr. Hōkūlani K. Aikau is a Kanaka ‘Ōiwi (Native Hawaiian).

Dr. Aikau is an interdisciplinary scholar with training in American Studies and Sociology and teaching experience in Political Science, Indigenous Politics, Native Hawaiian Politics, and Pacific Islands Studies. Her research focus is contemporary Native Hawaiian Identity and Politics; Indigenous Resurgence and Climate Change in the Pacific; Indigenous Environmental Justice; Native Feminist Theory; American Race Relations and Food Sovereignty.