Honored to have been interviewed as a Kanaka Leader for the Hawaii Business Magazine "Kiana Frank is one of those people that knew her career path from childhood. As a keiki from Kailua, Oahu, she was a self-described “inquisitive, young explorer,” discovering the natural nuances of Kawainui Marsh. Her grandmother told Kiana the story of Kawainui’s lepo ai ia or edible mud that was said to be delicious and nourished Kamehameha the Great’s warriors after the Battle of Nuuanu.
Starting 2018 with the whole #labhuiofrank #team in lab #bootcampmode to practice all our protocols from cultural to scientific - sampling to sequencing - collecting to communicating, while also building our bond as a hui and our confidence in our own abilities and 'ike. day 1 of 3. #labselfie #labcoatson From the lo'i to lab... #labhuiofrank laulima action! #dreamteam
#Science is more than lab coats and data, #kanakascience is about PILINA and ALOHA.
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