Sara Tenamoeata Kahanamoku is a Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) and Maʻohi (Tahitian) scientist from Haleʻiwa, Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi. Like many others in her family, she was raised in the ocean, and it is this relationship that drives her scholarship and activism. She is currently a PhD candidate at UC Berkeley (Huichin Ohlone), where her research focuses on the impacts of the climate crisis on California’s ocean ecosystems during the 19th and 20th centuries. Her applied work focuses on the pono (equitable, relational) co-production of climate-related research and policy.
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