Mapuana Hayashi-Simpliciano on history of indigenous people of Japan

Interviewed by: Adam Keawe Manalo-Camp Description: Māpuana Hayashi-Simpliciano is a Kanaka Maoli and Ainu rights advocate, educator, scholar, poet and hip-hop artist. Adam and Māpuana discuss King Kalākaua’s role in Japanese migration to Hawaiʻi, treatment of indigenous people of Japan, and how she learned ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi on her bus ride’s home from her hula performances.