Kalamaoka’aina Niheu

Dr. Kalamaoka’aina Niheu is a Kanaka Maoli physician born on the frontlines of the Hawaiian movement. As a kauka (doctor) for Onipa’a Na Hui Kalo, she has helped support and revitalize traditional kalo farming and ai pono or food Sovereignty for 20 years. She helped coordinate the No Aloha Poke movement and is the co-founder of the Standing Rock Medic Healer’s Council as well as the Mauna Medic Healer’s Hui. Her published works include “Standing Rock Violence and Police Militarization,” “Indigenous Resistance in an Era of Climate Change Crisis,” and “Pu’uhonua: Sanctuary and Struggle at Makua.”