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

"Individually and collectively we must take urgent #ClimateAction."

On any given day, humans make about 35,000 decisions — big & small. @aminajmohammed asks us to reexamine our choices - for our planet and for each other.

Making decisions to save our planet now, for future generations

Individually and collectively we must take urgent climate action

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During the month of October, people throughout #Hawaii are participating in the #KindnessChallenge, and the #UHManoa Campus Climate Initiatives and @SparkMMatsunaga want you to be a part of it!!! https://t.co/1E5TevNeDa @ClimateAndPeace #KindnessMatters

@UHMAsianStudies @SparkMMatsunaga

During the month of October, people throughout #Hawaii are participating in the #KindnessChallenge, and the #UHManoa Campus Climate Initiatives and @SparkMMatsunaga want you to be a part of it!!! https://t.co/1E5TevNeDa @ClimateAndPeace #KindnessMatters

Be kind: RT @uhmanoa: 😊 During the month of October, people all throughout #Hawaii are participating in the #KindnessMatters Challenge! To sign the Kindness Pledge and participate in the challenge ➡️ https://t.co/dBJJng5SNY #UHMohana @SparkMMatsunaga https://t.co/QzZszzzgYb

Last week Wednesday, PALS Professors Carole Petersen, Alison Connor, and Charles Booth presented their insights and research into the crisis in Hong Kong. Professor Cathryn Clayton, UH Asian Studies Program, moderated. #WSRSL @UHMAsianStudies @SparkMMatsunaga

😊 During the month of October, people all throughout #Hawaii are participating in the #KindnessMatters Challenge! To sign the Kindness Pledge and participate in the challenge ➡️ https://t.co/437x72T01A #UHMohana @SparkMMatsunaga

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