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- Assist the Director and staff in conducting research related to the identification, cultivation and propagation of kalo and other native plants;
- Will work independently and with staff to perform field work;
- Actively collects and analyzes data as well as reviews publications for areas of further research, development, and partnership;
- Leads and assists with tours of Kanewai lo'i that engages a wide range of audiences and learners from within the university community, as well as, the Native Hawaiian community, public and private schools, organizations, and the community groups;
- Assists with workshops and the upkeep and maintenance of Kanewai and Punalu'u loi as a safe learning environment;
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Admitted full-time at the University of Hawaii in a graduate degree program, at the time of hire, with good standing in Hawaiian Studies, Hawaiian Language, or related field;
- Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, as well as, establish and maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students, and visitors;
- Ability to work in rigorous field environments such as slippery, uneven terrain, including adverse weather conditions;
- Ability to operate motorized equipment;
- Proficient with common computer word-processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database applications;
- Ability in computer programming to maintain website;
- Possess a current, valid driver's license to operate a motor vehicle in Hawaii;
- Availability to work on weekends and/or evenings.
- Doctoral student in related field;
- Fluency in the Hawaiian language;
- Physically fit, willing, and able to work outdoors, perform required travel, and complete project research, writing and analysis tasks;
- Experience working in a loi;
- Possess knowledge of the history of Kanewai;
- Grade point average above 3.75.
- Ka Papa Lo'i o Kanewai
- Hawaiinuiakea School of Hawaiian Knowledge UHM
- Attn KPLK GRA
- 2645 Dole Street KAMA 209A
- Honolulu, HI 96822
- E. Hiapo Cashman, Director; 808-956-0546
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