Examples Of Postcolonialism In Hawaii

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Postcolonial scholars examine and ultimately seek to undo the historical structures that originally created, maintained and continue to reproduces the oppression of the colonial experience. Otherness, the term introduced by Edward Said, pointed out that non-western cultures are seen as object for study. Seeing from the submissive cultures, power dynamic of imperialism is dominant. Western looks and explains things in western way. However, another essential theme in post-colonialism is hybridity which is the space between two cultures.
The observatories atop Mauna Kea are the current controversial issue in Hawaii. Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) which was planned for Mauna Kea became a battle between scientists and Hawaiian activists. From Post-colonialism
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