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Transmissions from Hawaii

Feb 16, 2022

Dr. William H. “Pila” Wilson is a professor of Hawaiian language, Hawaiian studies, and linguistics at Ka Haka 'Ula O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language at the University of Hawai'i at Hilo. On this episode Dr. Wilson tells us about his research into the origins of the Hawaiian language and the work he has done to help revitalize it.

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