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Traveling in the Footsteps of Queen Kapi‘olani

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Windward CC, Palikū Theatre: Kāne‘ohe, HI


Monday, April 24, 2017 at 6:00pm - 8:00pm


Windward Community College Chancellor Doug Dykstra and The Ho‘opili Group invite you to a special presentation. Be transported to an era of Hawaiian royalty when King David Kalākaua and Queen Julia Kapi‘olani were the reigning monarchs of the Kingdom of Hawai‘i. Join Colette Higgins, History Scholar and Windward CC Dean of Academic Affairs, for “Traveling in the Footsteps of Queen Kapi‘olani” on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 6 p.m.

Higgins will share her sabbatical experience tracing the footsteps of Queen Kapi‘olani when she traveled to England as a guest at Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee in 1887.

Free admission • Space is limited • Free self-parking

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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, click here.

Contact Information

Email: contact@uhalumni.org
Phone: (808) 956-2586

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