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Spark M. Matsunaga Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution

The Matsunaga Institute is a multi-disciplinary community of scholars, students, and practitioners who, through academic programs and outreach, promote cross-cultural understanding and collaborative problem-solving. Residing within the Public Policy Center, the Matsunaga Institute emphasizes critical thinking and collaboration to groom leaders to address contemporary and complex issues in Hawaiʻi, the Asia-Pacific region, and the world.


If we want peace we must educate people to want peace - Senator Spark M. Matsunaga

"If we want peace we must educate people to want peace."
Senator Spark M. Matsunaga

Join us on Wednesday, August 19 at 1 PM HST for a Beginning and End of the Bomb talk story series on "Nurturing Peace Builders with Hiromi Peterson and Naomi Hirano-Omizo." Register at http://nurturepeace.eventbrite.com.
#MatsunagaInstitute #WhatMovesYou #NurturePeace #Peacebuilding

Join us on Wed., Aug. 5 at 1 PM HST (Thurs., Aug. 6 at 8 AM Japan Time) for a Beginning and End of the Bomb talk story series on "That Unforgettable Morning: Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Survivor, Larry Miwa." Register at .
#MatsunagaInstitute #WhatMovesYou

That Unforgettable Morning: Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Survivor, Larry Miwa

Beginning And End of the Bomb talk story Series "That Unforgettable Morning: Hiroshima Atomic Bomb Survivor, Larry Miwa"

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Thank you for all that joined us for our Cultural Talk Story Series on the "Māori: Ngā Pae Wānanga a Hine (Learning Across Many Depths of Hine) with Tina Ngata and Dr. Peter Mataira." Recording available here,
#MatsunagaInstitute #WhatMovesYou #Maori

Thursday, July 16 at 12 PM HST!

Register at http://themaori.eventbrite.com

"Māori: Ngā Pae Wānanga a Hine (Learning Across Many Depths of Hine)."
#MatsunagaInstitute #WhatMovesYou #Maori #themaori #Aotearoa #NewZealand #environment #humanrights #indigenous

"Honolulu Prosecutor Candidate Forum" Thursday, July 9 at 6:30 PM HST. Register at https://bit.ly/3gdpSUv.
#MatsunagaInstitute #WhatMovesYou #prosecutor #Candidate #vote #election #honolulu #oahu #bethechange #makeachange @acluhawaii

Join us for this live conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning sociologist Matthew Desmond. Learn how we can stop a surge of Covid evictions and advance solutions to Hawai‘i’s chronic housing crisis. July 28, 9:00 am Hawaii time. Register here: https://bit.ly/2VfA2Mk.

On July 1, Professor Carole Petersen testified before the US House of Representatives Committee on Foreign Affairs. A recording of the hearing is available at https://bit.ly/31K1KoK. Her testimony is available from 37:55 to 44:20.
#MatsunagaInstitute #WhatMovesYou

The co-founders of @ClimateAndPeace Maxine Burkett and @MayaSoetoro, in conversation with @AmandaEllisGEM of @asuglobalfuture & @WEEmpowerSDG, will discuss shaping a resilient future. 6/30@3pm EDT @ForeignPolicy #ResilientFutures4All
Register now!👉https://buff.ly/30SVhHq

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