A Family At The Heart Of The Hawaiian Language Revival

Kekoa and Pelehonuamea Harman fell in love while undergraduates in the first class of the Hawaiian-medium degree program at the University of Hawaii at Hilo. Now they’re part of a new generation of instructors teaching the language, and the associated culture, to young people across the state, leading to the first increase in the number of fluent Hawaiian speakers in generations. – Smithsonian Magazine