Tag: Hawai’i

From Moana to Vaiana: Why Disney’s newest Polynesian inspired film will be very different in French

Monsoon Subeditor Mitiana Arbon reflects on the controversies of Disney’s upcoming film Moana and its French language changes. The release of the trailer for Disney’s […]

Wiki: The Unsuspecting Hawai’ian Word

Monsoon Subeditor Mitiana Arbon reflects on the origin and adoption of the Hawai’ian word wiki into the English language. These days it is impossible not […]

Performing Arts and Political Acts

Monsoon contributor Phoebe Siers looks at how false representation is countered through contemporary arts in Hawai’i. On the Pacific Islands Field School 2015 to Hawai’i, […]

Dear Hawai’i

“For all her serene beauty, Hawai’i is still occupied by a turbulent nation-state.” BIANCA HENNESSY shares her reflections and images documenting her reactions to Hawai’i’s enduringly present history.