Experience a Key Moment in Hawaii’s Race-Relations History in DT Honolulu

October 23, 2018

02:05 PM - 03:30 PM

Judiciary History Center 417 S. King Street, Honolulu, HI 96813


HPU’s GenEd sponsors Bamboo Ridge Renshi Poets Reading on 1931-32 Massie/Kahahawai Case at the Judiciary History Center


Date: October 23, 2018 Tuesday


Times: Three 90-min sessions (repeating)

1) 9:10-10:35 a.m.

2) 12:30-1:55 p.m.

3) 2:05-3:30 p.m.



Judiciary History Center 417 S. King Street, Honolulu, HI 96813





Event description:

Poetry reading followed by discussion. Award-winning poets Juliet Kono, Jean Toyama, Ann Inoshita, and Christy Passion will share What We Must Remember (Bamboo Ridge Press, 2017) their latest volume of renshi (linked poems) on the 1931-32 Massie/Kahahawai case in Ali‘iolani Hale, the building where the historic trials took place.


HPU students taking Fall 2018 Gen Ed courses encouraged to attend. Have them RSVP to Professor Soong at msoong@hpu.edu by 10/15/18 5:00 p.m.


Need name of student, course and instructor. Need to provide the Judiciary History Center with a headcount.


Contact: For more information, please contact Professor Micheline Soong, College of Liberal Arts, Department of English and Applied Linguistics at msoong@hpu.edu (808) 544-0809


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