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Contributors jonathan d baker is a lecturer and adjunct professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. He earned a PhD in  medical anthropology in 2008 based on research examining the controversy over the safety of dietary supplements containing kava. His primary research focuses on cultural and biological dimensions of nutrition, diet, and health and explores the overlap of food and medicine. His secondary specialty is in vector- borne infectious disease. david chappell is associate professor of Pacific Islands history at the Univer- sity of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. He studies the French Pacific territories, especially  Kanaky New Caledonia. stuart dawrs is the senior Pacific specialist librarian of the Hawaiian and Pacific Collections, Hamilton Library, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. He  holds a master’s of library science and a master’s of English literature (both from uh-Mānoa), with the latter placing special emphasis on modern Pacific  literatures. vicente m diaz is Pohnpeian and Filipino from Guam. He is an associate professor of American Indian studies and anthropology at the University of Illinois–Urbana Champaign. Diaz’s research interests are in Micronesian culture and history, traditional navigation, colonial discourse, critiques of indigeneity, and cultural studies of sports. mark falcous is a senior lecturer in the sociology of sport at the University of Otago, New Zealand. His research focuses on intersections of sport, globaliza- tion, media, and cultural politics. He has published in journals including Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, Continuum, International Journal http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Contemporary Pacific University of Hawai'I Press

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The Contemporary Pacific , Volume 24 (2) – Aug 1, 2012

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Abstract

jonathan d baker is a lecturer and adjunct professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. He earned a PhD in  medical anthropology in 2008 based on research examining the controversy over the safety of dietary supplements containing kava. His primary research focuses on cultural and biological dimensions of nutrition, diet, and health and explores the overlap of food and medicine. His secondary specialty is in vector- borne infectious disease. david chappell is associate professor of Pacific Islands history at the Univer- sity of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. He studies the French Pacific territories, especially  Kanaky New Caledonia. stuart dawrs is the senior Pacific specialist librarian of the Hawaiian and Pacific Collections, Hamilton Library, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. He  holds a master’s of library science and a master’s of English literature (both from uh-Mānoa), with the latter placing special emphasis on modern Pacific  literatures. vicente m diaz is Pohnpeian and Filipino from Guam. He is an associate professor of American Indian studies and anthropology at the University of Illinois–Urbana Champaign. Diaz’s research interests are in Micronesian culture and history, traditional navigation, colonial discourse, critiques of indigeneity, and cultural studies of sports. mark falcous is a senior lecturer in the sociology of sport at the University of Otago, New Zealand. His research focuses on intersections of sport, globaliza- tion, media, and cultural politics. He has published in journals including Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, Continuum, International Journal

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Published: Aug 1, 2012

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