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Puakea Nogelmeier, PhD

Poʻo / Director, Institute of Hawaiian Language Research and Translation

Education

  • Hawaiian Language, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Pacific Island Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa
  • Anthropology, University of Hawaii at Manoa

Dr. Puakea Nogelmeier is a Professor of Hawaiian language at U.H. Mānoa, where he has taught for over 30 years. He is also the founder and director of UH's Institute of Hawaiian Language Research and Translation. His degrees in Hawaiian language, Pacific Islands Studies and Anthropology were all completed at UH, while beyond the university he trained in Hawaiian language, traditional dance, chant and literature.

Dr. Nogelmeier mentors and trains translators and works extensively with the many Hawaiian-language archives, rearticulating historical Hawaiian knowledge into fields of study today through research, translations, new presentations and reprintings of archival materials for publication and dissemination.

Contact Information

Email
puakea@hawaii.edu
Address

2525 Correa Road
HIG 212
​Honolulu, HI 96822