Aloha, Yosi














Dr. Yosihiko Sinoto (“Yosi” to friends, family, and admirers) passed away last week, at the age of ninety-three. This photo shows him with Toni Han Palermo and Muffet Jourdane, two longtime friends and former assistants.

Conversation with Catherine Filloux

Many thanks to our publisher, UH Press, for posting this interview, which appeared in our summer 2017 volume, Eyes of the Heart: Selected Plays by Catherine Filloux.

Eyes of the Heart and Selected Plays

Catherine Filloux, a New York playwright known for the activist content of her work, is the author of six plays that will be collected in our summer 2017 volume. Below is a flyer we developed to promote the book.

UH News publishes article on Curve of the Hook

UH News, the systemwide enewsletter of the University of Hawai‘i, published an article on Curve of the Hook’s receiving an HPBA award for excellence in nonfiction. Our thanks to Tracy Matsushima, editor of UH News.

Editor Frank Stewart retires from teaching

Frank Stewart, editor of Mānoa Journal and professor of English, retired from teaching at the end of the spring 2017 semester. He continues as the head of Mānoa.

2017 Ka Palapala Awards

Eyes of the Heart and Selected Plays by Catherine Filloux

The summer 2017 issue features six plays by Catherine Filloux, an award-winning playwright and lecturer who focuses on human rights, civil rights, and social justice.

Curve of the Hook nominated for Ka Palapala Po‘okela award

Our summer 2016 volume, Curve of the Hook: An Archaeologist in Polynesia, has been nominated by the University of Hawai‘i Press for an excellence-in-nonfiction award from the Hawai‘i Book Publishers Association. The awards ceremony will be held Thursday, June 22, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the ARTS at Mark’s Garage in downtown Honolulu.

The Contemporary Pacific

We're helping our sister journal The Contemporary Pacific get its website up and moving. Visitors should be able to view the site on Thursday, June 1. Below is a screenshot of one of the pages.













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