WHAT: "Moana, The Rising of the Sea" - film screening & panel discussion
WHEN: Friday, Feb. 28, 2014 at 9:30am - 11:30am
WHERE: Univ. of Hawaiʻi Law School (2515 Dole Street)
HOSTS: Jon Van Dyke Institute and Environmental Law Program at UH Law School
Please join the world premiere of Vilsoni Hereniko's movie, "Moana, The Rising of the Sea" on Feb. 28, 2014 at 9:30 am at the UH Law School. Following the film screening, there will be a panel discussion with the filmmaker Vilsoni Hereniko, Professors Maxine Burkett and Jonathan Osorio, and the Consul General of the Marshall Islands. Professor Sherry Broder will moderate.
The film is about climate change for the small Pacific Islands states, such as Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Niue, Fiji. The filmmaker, Vilsoni Hereniko, is from Rotuma in Fiji and is on the faculty at the Academy for Creative Media at UH and is adjunct faculty at the Oceania Center for Pacific Islands Studies and the Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture and Pacific Studies at the University of the South Pacific. He also produced a film about his native island of Rotuma called, "The Land Has Eyes."
This event is hosted by the Jon Van Dyke Institute and the Environmental Law Program at the William S. Richardson School of Law, University of Hawaiʻi (Note that parking at UH is $5, although parking in adjacent neighborhoods is free)
Please help us spread the word about Consul-General Kandhi Elieisar's outreach meeting for Chuukese living in the Nānākuli/Māʻili/Waiʻānae and Mākaha areas along Oʻahu's west coast.
FSM Consul-General Mr. Kandhi and Consulate General Staff will brief citizens of consulate work, provide updates on certain key developments back home and perform consular services, with a Question & Answer session to maximize information-sharing and to hear concerns, interests and needs of Chuukese living on Oʻahu's west coast communities.
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