Dr. Kūhiō Vogeler has eighteen years of experience researching Hawai‘i’s unique cultural and political landscape. He has taught classes on Political Science, Political Theory, Politics of Hawai‘i, and Public Law and Judicial Behavior. Dr. Vogeler has recently completed his doctoral dissertation, “‘For Your Freedom and Ours’: The Prolonged Occupations of Hawai‘i and the Baltic States.” As part of his dissertation, Dr. Vogeler conducted forty-three extensive interviews, which included (in the Baltic States) former Heads of State, Parliament Members, and constitutional law scholars, as well as (in Hawai‘i) Office of Hawaiian Affairs Trustees, professors, activists, and international law scholars. Dr. Vogeler’s expertise focuses on international legal issues and international relations related to Hawai‘i and the Baltic States. Dr. Vogeler is a former ‘Ōiwi Ake Akamai Fellow and East-West Center Degree Fellow. Dr. Vogeler is currently a cultural researcher at Cultural Surveys Hawai‘i in Waimānalo.