Call for Papers!



Hilo ʻia ke aho o ka ʻike:

Na kākou ke kuleana e noiʻi noelo aku i ka ʻike kupuna

Braided are the cords of knowledge:

It is our responsibility to search for ancestral wisdom

October 10 – 12, 2014

Haleʻōlelo, University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo, Hawaiʻi Island

Abstract Submission Deadline: August 22, 2014

The 2014 Society for Hawaiian Archaeology Conference aims to inspire and promote the binding together of indigenous and western knowledge systems within the field of cultural resource management to acknowledge, honor, and perpetuate our kūpuna’s ancestral wisdom. The conference will take place in Hilo, Hawaiʻi, at UH Hilo’s new Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke‘elikōlani College of Hawaiian Language Haleʻōlelo Building

Highlights of the conference will include huakaʻi, or field trips, to different cultural and historical sites on Hawaiʻi Island; a welcome reception and presentation of the Hawaiʻi Cultural Stewardship Award at the East Hawaiʻi Cultural Center; an ʻahaʻāina of traditional Hawaiian foods, a keynote address, and entertainment at the Nani Mau Gardens; paper presentations, panels, poster presentations, and workshops. We will also hold the second annual student poster contest, which will include acknowledgments and prizes for stand-out entries.

Please submit abstracts to by August 22, 2014.

A more detailed schedule and registration costs for the conference will be posted soon.