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Conclusion: Holomua, Moving Forward

Hokulani K. Aikau

in A Chosen People, a Promised Land: Mormonism and Race in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674619
eISBN:
9781452946986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674619.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter presents the author’s account of the lessons she learned during the course of researching and writing this volume. Despite her continued ambivalent relationship with the Mormon Church, ... More


A Chosen People, a Promised Land: Mormonism and Race in Hawai'i

Hokulani K. Aikau

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674619
eISBN:
9781452946986
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674619.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Christianity figured prominently in the imperial and colonial exploitation and dispossession of indigenous peoples worldwide, yet many indigenous people embrace Christian faith as part of their ... More


Introduction: Negotiating Faithfulness

Hokulani K. Aikau

in A Chosen People, a Promised Land: Mormonism and Race in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674619
eISBN:
9781452946986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674619.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This introductory chapter presents the author’s account of her journey while researching the present volume along with an overview of its main themes. The book explores how Mormon theology came to be ... More


Mormonism, Race, and Lineage: The Making of a Chosen People

Hokulani K. Aikau

in A Chosen People, a Promised Land: Mormonism and Race in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674619
eISBN:
9781452946986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674619.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter provides a historical background on how in the nineteenth-century Hawaiians came to be incorporated into the larger cosmology of the Mormon Church through notions of lineage. In the ... More


La‘ie, a Promised Land, and Pu‘uhonua: Spatial Struggles for Land and Identity

Hokulani K. Aikau

in A Chosen People, a Promised Land: Mormonism and Race in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674619
eISBN:
9781452946986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674619.003.0003
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

In 1865 the Mormon Church purchased 6000 acres of the Lāʻie ahupuaʻa to provide Hawaiian Latter-day Saints with a gathering place in Hawaiʻi where they could live among coreligionists. It also became ... More


Called to Serve: Labor Missionary Work and Modernity

Hokulani K. Aikau

in A Chosen People, a Promised Land: Mormonism and Race in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674619
eISBN:
9781452946986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674619.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter focuses on the Labor Missionary Program, which provided the labor for the construction of the Church College of Hawaiʻi in 1956 and the Polynesian Cultural Center in 1963. These ... More


In the Service of the Lord: Religion, Race, and the Polynesian Cultural Center

Hokulani K. Aikau

in A Chosen People, a Promised Land: Mormonism and Race in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674619
eISBN:
9781452946986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674619.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter examines how cultural tourism and cultural preservation through replicas of village life intersected at the Polynesian Cultural Center. It argues that attempts at the institutional level ... More


Voyages of Faith: Contemporary Kanaka Maoli Struggles for Sustainable Self-Determination

Hokulani K. Aikau

in A Chosen People, a Promised Land: Mormonism and Race in Hawai'i

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674619
eISBN:
9781452946986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674619.003.0006
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

This chapter returns to the intersection of religious faith and cultural perpetuation by looking at the construction of a waʻa kaulua (double-hulled canoe) called the Iosepa. The waʻa kaulua ʻo ... More


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