Kanu o ka Aina Learning Ohana

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Kanu o ka ʻĀina Learning ʻOhana (KALO) and its partners are working to establish an autonomous, holistic, education environment for the children of Hawaiʻi: grounding every child and adult in the values that have shaped and empowered Hawaiians for generations; involving every member of the Hawaiian community in determining his/her educational path and preparing every child of Hawaiʻi to thrive in the modern world, free from oppression and with pride for our heritage.

News & Announcements

Kuʻi Ka Lono 15th Annual Indigenous Education Conference

Native designed and controlled public charter schools and Friends, will share their educational practices and accomplishments among themselves and with other Indigenous educators, parents and interested stakeholders. By sharing strategies for success, such as “EA-Education with Aloha,” this conference supports all native communities to create quality culturally-driven schools and programs that empower native students to walk successfully in all worlds.

This year’s conference is being planned in collaboration with the Native Hawaiian Education Council (Youth Legislation), Ke Ea Hawai’i-HFPCS Statewide Student Council leaders and the Innovative Schools Network. The three-days will encompass presentations and workshops focused on: Best Practices, Early Education, Culture Curriculum, Teacher Education, College & Career Preparation, Indigenous Assessment, Native Language, Legislation, Advocacy, Youth Leadership and student performances. The third day, will be set aside for individual school visits!
EA-Education with Aloha! EA-It’s time to rise up!

SUPPORTERS:
OHA – Office of Hawaiian Affairs
NHEC – Native Hawaiian Education Council (Youth Legislation)
Nā Lei Naʻauao – Alliance for Native Hawaiian Education
KALO – Kanu o ka ‘Āina Learning ‘Ohana
KANU – Kanu o ka ‘Āina Public Charter School
ISN – Innovative Schools Network
Call for Presenters and Registration: www.innovativeschoolsnetwork.com
Deadline: February 3, 2017
Contact Ka’iulani Pahi’ō #(808) 887-1117 or NLN@kalo.org

Bank of Hawaii Foundation Announces 2016 Monty Richards Hawaii Island Community Award Recipients Thursday, November 03, 2016

East Hawaii Cultural Council, Holualoa Foundation for Arts and Culture, Kamuela Philharmonic Orchestra Society, Kano o ka ‘Aina ‘Ohana and Volcano Art Center are the five recipients of this year’s Bank of Hawaii Foundation Monty Richards Hawaii Island Community Leadership Award. The award recognizes outstanding leadership of nonprofits providing benefits for residents of Hawai‘i County, with the awards this year focused on arts, culture and education programs. Volcano Art Center received $10,000; the other four recipients each received $5,000. The announcement was made during a special presentation and panel discussion of creative placemaking at Kahua Ranch on Tuesday, Nov. 1.

Waimea - (11-23-16) Make a Donation!

Through continued partnership with Aloha for Hawaiʻi Charities and with your support Kanu o ka ʻĀina Learning ʻOhana is able to serve and perpetuate sustainable Hawaiian communities through Education with Aloha.

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Upcoming Events

Waikaunu Hula - Keiki Class
Date: 2/27/2017, 3:30 PM 4:30 PM
Location: Halau Hoʻolako - ʻOluʻolu Room
Waikaunu Hula - Advanced Class
Date: 3/1/2017, 6 PM 8 PM
Location: Halau Hoʻolako - ʻOluʻolu Room
Community Hula with Aunty Pua Case
Date: 3/2/2017, 5:30 PM 7:30 PM
Location: Halau Ho'olako - 'Olu'olu room