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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

Wishing you a peaceful and blessed memorial day! More than words can say. Your courage. Your dedication. Your patriotism is appreciated each and everyday! Thank you for all that you have done.
https://www.100thbattalion.org/history/veterans/officers/
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Thank you to all that joined us for our first Cultural Talk Story Series on The Sámi: The Land of the Green Gold.
#MatsunagaInstitute #WhatMovesYou #Sápmi #Sapmi #thesami #winter #reindeer #minorities #northerneurope #sweden #norway #finland #europe

"De-stressing: Laughing Your Way Through These Unprecedented Times" with Tom DiGrazia

Friday, June 5 at 11 AM HST
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Register here, https://bit.ly/3cUnTTP
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Maya Soetoro-Ng, a consultant for the @ObamaFoundation & Faculty Specialist at @SparkMMatsunaga, will be joining us for the National Muslim-Jewish Interfaith Iftar Zoom event on 5/21 at 3pm EDT. Register here: https://bit.ly/2YVlHHx

Join us digitally to celebrate and acknowledge our students!
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More here at https://youtu.be/pP_QPZSFBMo.
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Feel free to leave comments in the YouTube.
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Join us digitally to celebrate our students!
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More here at https://youtu.be/pP_QPZSFBMo.
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Feel free to leave comments to carry the message even further.
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#MatsunagaInstitute #WhatMovesYou

"Mothers love is peace. It need not be acquired, it need not be deserved." -Erich Fromm
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Cultural Talk Story Series:
"The Samí: The Land of the Green Gold" with Emmie Shukla
Friday, May 22 at 11:00 AM
(Zoom room opens at 10:30 AM)
RSVP at http://thesami.eventbrite.com
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