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The Hale Kuamo‘o is the Hawaiian Language Center within Ka Haka ‘Ula O Ke‘elikolani, College of Hawaiian Language of the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo. Established by the Hawai‘i State Legislature in 1989, the center supports and encourages the expansion of the Hawaiian language as a medium of communication in education, business, government and other contexts of social life in the public and private sectors of Hawai‘i and beyond.
Kanaeokana seeks to strengthen the lāhui and nurture the next generations of aloha ‘āina leaders by collaboratively developing and growing a Native Hawaiian education system built on a strong ʻōlelo Hawai‘i and ʻike Hawai‘i foundation.
In 1987, in light of the Hawai'i State Constitution mandate to promote the study of Hawaiian culture, language and history, the Department of Education established the Hawaiian Studies Program and the Hawaiian Language Immersion Program, Ka Papahana Kaiapuni Hawai'i.
Pūnana Leo classrooms are warm, nurturing places that value and stimulate young minds and prepare them for lifelong learning. Children discover the world through a culturally and age-level appropriate curriculum based on the Kumu Honua Mauli Ola educational philosophy in a safe and secure environment. Our approach to education is through a family-based model. Parents participate in hui kīpaepae weekly language and culture classes held at the school site, lā ʻohana family days, and hoʻihoʻi honua giving back to their school by cleaning the classrooms and school grounds.
Kilo ʻĀina is a Leeward Community College based initiative towards bridging science and place. On this webpage, find out about current and past student projects that are working to fulfill this initiative. Find links to community organizations, research databases, and more!
The Importance of Place Committee will examine how place impacts academics, the student experience, hiring and retention, professional development, promotion and tenure, community engagement, regional education and economic needs, research and collaborative efforts, campus culture, and our physical facility.
He wahi ʻōlelo mai nā kūpuna mai
"The theory of substituting the English language for the Hawaiian, in order to educate our people, is as dangerous to Hawaiian nationality, as it is useless in promoting the general education of the people...if we wish to preserve the Kingdom of Hawaii for Hawaiians, and to educate our people, we must insist that the Hawaiian language shall be the language of all our National Schools, and the English shall be taught whenever practicable, but only, as an important branch of Hawaiian education."
Mataio Kekūanaoʻa , President of the Board of Education in his report to the board. (1864)
The purpose of the Ka Leo o ka Uluau podcast is to hoʻokamaʻāina or acquaint listeners to the island of Hawaiʻi. The podcast consists of four episodes from each of the six traditional moku or districts of Hawaiʻi Island, published twice monthly beginning in January 2021.
Ka ʻUmeke Kāʻeo is a Hawaiian language immersion pre K-12, learning community, where haumāna and their families are safe, nurtured, and challenged. Utilizing Keaukaha as our learning laboratory, haumāna develop environmental literacy skills and a deep connection and understand- ing of place that will allow them to enrich their communities and take positions of responsibility beyond the boundaries of the school.
As a proud Hawaiian focused community charter school dedicated to serving Waimānalo, we provide a rigorous learning environment guided by the Hawaiian cultural values that we share with our educational partner, the Polynesian Voyaging Society. We utilize waʻa and the legacy of Polynesian voyaging as our foundation and compass – to build our cultural and curriculum sail plan.
‘Āina Ulu integrates culture- and place-based education to foster kinship and kuleana between kanaka and ‘āina. By bridging resource management and education, participants actively engage in Hawaiian culture and history, instilling a sense of pride in their heritage and connecting them to communities in meaningful ways. Through ‘Āina Ulu, Kamehameha Schools collaborates with community-based organizations to conduct eco-cultural education on Kamehameha Schools’ agricultural and conservation lands.
Hakipuʻu Academy was founded on the belief that students are life long learners. Uncle Calvin and Aunty Charlene Hoe used Ma ka hana ka ʻike to create and open Hakipuʻu Academy in 2001. Located in Kāneʻohe, Oʻahu, we lean on the foundation that the Hoe ʻohana built to develop and implement project-based learning. As we continue to grow, we are humbled and honored to continue the story of Hakipuʻu.