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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

In order to practice responsible social distancing and be available to our community, the Matsunaga Institute will remain open behind closed doors. Upcoming events have been cancelled until April 17. Stay safe and healthy!
#MatsunagaInstitute #WhatMovesYou

In response to the rapidly evolving events surrounding COVID-19 (coronavirus), the University continues to monitor and respond to the situation. President's message here, & updates here,
#MatsunagaInstitute #WhatMovesYou @uhmanoa

Here’s an insanely catchy Coronavirus song & dance by Vietnamese teens.

You’re welcome 🧼🙌🏼

8 years ago I did my 1st radio spot. I'll never understand how this super introvert data nerd turned out doing a crazy amount of media + press. A skill I'm trying to improve as someone who prefers to be behind the scenes...

#WomenLeaders, what are your media tips? #WomenInSTEM

NEW REPORT: 'Why Hong Kong matters: understanding the importance of the city to China and the world.'

It shows China still relies on Hong Kong as a financial centre & explains why.

Insight 1: IPO figures show HK is a key capital source. (Thread)


Tomorrow, February 21, head over to @gopeacecorps for an Instagram takeover and Q&A with recruiter Nyassa Kollie. She will be sharing her experiences as a Black Volunteer in Malawi and answering your questions live from 1-3 pm Central.

"Viruses know no borders, no political affiliation... making the decision to use this crisis as an opportunity to appoint Xia Baolong, a notorious ideological hardliner to the HK and Macau Affairs Office, all the more perplexing." @RepTedYoho @HongKongFP

Xi Jinping's coronavirus power grab is endangering public health in Hong Kong | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

By US Congressman Ted Yoho Across the world, governments are taking necessary steps to tackle the coronavirus and keep their citizens safe. But Hong...

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