Kathryn Waddell Takara, Ph.D, is the recipient of the 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Honolulu NAACP as an Agent of Change. After retiring from her position as professor of Ethnic Studies at the University of Hawaii at Manoa for 30 years, she pursued her career as a writer. Widely published, she has authored 8 books, and in 2012 honored with the American Book Award for her book Pacific Raven: Hawaii Poems. Kathryn joins Sharon Thomas Yarbrough on Sister Power to discuss the power of the word.
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