Cultural Resources Division

People

The Cultural Resources Division has experts who focus on the cultures of the Pacific. Our collections staff maintain the Museum’s collections of artifacts and archival documents, keeping a record of the cultural history of the region. Our researchers travel throughout the world, studying, collecting, analyzing and telling the stories of the past and present cultural achievements of Pacific Islanders.

Staff

  • Dr. Mara Mulrooney, Director of Cultural Resources
  • Marques Marzan, Cultural Resource Specialist
  • Krickette Murabayashi, Administrative Assistant

Anthropology

  • Dr. Yosihiko Sinoto, Kenneth Pike Emory Distinguished Chair in Anthropology
  • Charmaine Wong, Archaeology Collection Manager
  • Shoko Hisayama, Research Assistant

Conservation

  • Nicole dela Fuente, Conservation Assistant

Ethnology

  • Kamalu du Preez, Assistant Ethnology Collection Manager
  • Lissa Gendreau, Ethnology Collection Technician
  • Sarah Tamashiro, Ethnology Collection Technician

Library and Archives

  • DeSoto Brown, Historian
  • Leah Pualaha‘ole Caldeira, Archives Collection Manager
  • Sahoa Fukushima, Audio Technician
  • Lindsay Pualei Hanohano-Tripp, Audio Technician
  • Karla Heath, Library and Archives Technician
  • Tia Reber, Library and Archives Technician
  • B.J. Short, Catalog Librarian

Research Affiliates

Distinguished Associates in Cultural Resources

  • Dr. Ben R. Finney
  • Dr. Adrienne L. Kaeppler
  • Dr. Patrick V. Kirch
  • Dr. Leonard E. Mason
  • Dr. Marshall D. Sahlins
  • Dr. Ka‘upena Wong

Associate Research Affiliates in Cultural Resources

  • Dr. Carlos Andrade
  • Mrs. Ivy H. Maile Andrade
  • Dr. Denise Noelani Arista
  • Dr. James M. Bayman
  • Dr. Paul L. Cleghorn
  • Dr. Ross Cordy
  • Ms. Lynn A. Davis
  • Dr. John E. Dockall
  • Ms. Kelley Esh
  • Mr. David Forbes
  • Dr. Michael W. Graves
  • Dr. Robert J. Hommon
  • Ms. Ruth Horie
  • Dr. Terry L. Hunt
  • Mr. Irving Jenkins
  • Dr. Tianlong Jiao
  • Ms. Elaine H.R. Jourdane
  • Dr. Jennifer Kahn
  • Mr. Eric K. Komori
  • Dr. Susan A. Lebo
  • Mr. Kepa Maly
  • Ms. Anita Manning
  • Dr. Patrick C. McCoy
  • Dr. Davianna P. McGregor
  • Ms. Summer Moore
  • Dr. Kathleen D. Morrison
  • Mr. M. Puakea Nogelmeier
  • Dr. Franklin S. Odo
  • Ms. Harinane Orme
  • Mr. Hiapokeikikane Kichie Perreira
  • Dr. Roger G. Rose
  • Dr. Noenoe K Silva
  • Mr. Lloyd J. Soehren
  • Dr. Matthew J.T. Spriggs
  • Dr. Miriam T. Stark
  • Ms. Kim Martz Starr
  • Dr. Amy K. Stillman
  • Mr. Nainoa Thompson
  • Mrs. Cynthia Timberlake
  • Dr. Haunani-Kay Trask
  • Dr. Marshall I. Weisler
  • Mr. Ron Williams