Inoke Hafoka is an associate professor in Pacific Islands Studies for the Faculty of Culture, Language & Performing Arts. Hafoka will be teaching topics in Pacific Island Studies and History. He graduated with his doctorate in social science and comparative education from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). He earned a master's in education, culture and society from the University of Utah, and a bachelor's in sociology from Brigham Young University in Provo where he had opportunities to play football for one year and rugby for two years. Hafoka is the spouse to Tali Alisa Hafoka, an alumna of Brigham Young University–Hawaii, and they have four children.
Faculty of Culture, Language & Performing Arts, Jonathan Nāpela Center for Hawaiian & Pacific Studies