Kālewa Correa


Curator of Hawai’i and the Pacific, Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center

Kālewa Correa serves as the Curator of Hawai’i and the Pacific with the Smithsonian Institution’s Asian Pacific American Center. He is a graduate of the University of Hawai’i at Mānoa Kamakakū’okalani Center for Hawaiian Studies, focusing on traditional Hawaiian society and politics. He holds advanced degrees in the Information Science and Education Technology disciplines. His primary program as Hawai’i and the Pacific curator is on the Digital Storytelling Initiative entitled Our Stories. The Our Stories initiative is in place to present and elevate the voices of Pacific Islanders on the international stage through the mixed media formats of film, podcasting, composition, and mixed reality (MR).