Author of This Is Not a Drill
Dr. Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio is a Kanaka Maoli wahine activist, writer, and scholar from Pālolo, Oʻahu. Currently, Heoli is an Assistant Professor of Indigenous and Native Hawaiian Politics at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. Heoli is a three-time national poetry champion, poetry mentor, and a published author. She is a proud past Kaiāpuni student, Ford Fellow, and a graduate of Kamehameha Schools, Stanford University (BA), New York University (MA), and the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa (PhD).