The Center for Korean Studies and other local organizations will present “Islands of Peace—Casualties of War,” a pan-Pacific discussion on the impacts of militarism and tourism on the islands of Jeju, Hawai’i, and Guam, April 25, 2013. The event will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies on the UH Mānoa Campus. It is free and open to all.
Speakers on the program include:
- Jeong Young-hee, chairwoman of the Women Villagers’ Committee to Stop the Naval Base in Gangjeong, South Korea,
- ‘Ilima Long, M.A. student in Hawaiian Studies and HauMĀNA member, and
- Ken Gofigan Kuper, M.A. student in Pacific Island studies from Guam.
Co-sponsors of the event are the Center for Korean Studies, the Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies, Oceania Rising, HauMĀNA, and Hawaiʻi Peace and Justice.
For further information, contact Annette Koh at (808) 343‑2428 or by e-mail at email@example.com.