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Noted archaeologist of Polynesia returns to isles

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                                University of Hawaii professor Patrick Kirch, right, walked with a police officer while visiting the Save Our Sherwoods press conference and rally in Waimanalo last month.

    DENNIS ODA / DODA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    University of Hawaii professor Patrick Kirch, right, walked with a police officer while visiting the Save Our Sherwoods press conference and rally in Waimanalo last month.

In those years when most teens spend summers riding skateboards, binge-watching television or hanging out at the beach, Patrick Kirch studied Hawaiian culture and history and joined in digs with some of Hawaii’s most renowned archaeologists. Read more

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