Gabbi C. K. Lee (Kanaka ʻŌiwi) is a Cultural Interpreter at the National Museum of the American Indian from Kailua, Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi. Her work at the museum focuses on providing educational experiences for K-12 students and the general public. She strives to bring authentic Indigenous perspectives into museum work at all levels.
For thousands of years, Native Hawaiians have traveled the Pacific in traditional voyaging canoes. A fixture on the National Mall for almost 20 years now, a wa‘a (Hawaiian canoe) named Au Hou has called Washington, D.C. home since the National Museum of the American Indian’s grand opening in 2004.