Queen Kapi‘olani: Her Life and Legacy

Windward Community College & The Ho‘opili Group invite you to join Colette Higgins, history scholar and Windward CC dean of academic affairs for a repeat performance of Queen Kapi‘olani: Her Life and Legacy on Friday, July 28, 2017 at Palikū Theatre

  • 6 p.m.   Registration
  • 6:30 p.m. Presentation

Learn about the Queen’s visit to Kalaupapa, her journey to London, and what may have inspired her to open a hospital.

Free admission • Space is limited • Free self-parking

For more information, email contact@uhalumni.org or call (808) 956-2586.

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About Colette Higgins

Colette Higgins holds an MA in history (Pacific Islands) and a BA in history and anthropology, all from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. She also earned an AA in liberal arts from Kapi‘olani Community College. Her 2015–2016 sabbatical leave from Kapi‘olani Community College was to primarily trace and record the travel of Queen Kapiʻolani to London, England.

Higgins has taught Hawaiian history for nearly 20 years, served as department chair at Kapi‘olani Community College, and is a recipient of the Board of Regents’ Excellence in Teaching Award and Frances Davis Award for Excellence in undergraduate teaching. She has served as a board member of the Waikalua Loko Fishpond Preservation Society and has done extensive research on Queen Kapi‘olani. Currently, Higgins is the Dean of Academic Affairs, Division I at Windward Community College. 

For more on Colette Higgins, click here.

About The Ho‘opili Group

The Ho‘opili Group (Staying Connected) at Windward Community College was chartered in the fall of 2005 by a dozen or so retired faculty members. Soon after, membership was expanded to include not only faculty retirees but former (non-retired) faculty, former students, former staff and administration. Currently there are members in several states, Japan, Korea, Uruguay, and all over the Hawaiian Islands.

The primary goal is to form a continuing link to the College for those interested in “Staying Connected.” Free membership includes complimentary admission to the public shows at the Imaginarium and updates on campus events which may be of interest.

For more information, contact Dr. Jacquie Maly by clicking here

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