KALO is a native governed advocacy organization committed to sustaining lifelong learning through education in ways that advance Hawaiian culture for a sustainable Hawai’i.
Since being founded in 2000, KALO has emerged as a leader in education with a focus on teacher education, strengthening and expanding the charter school movement in the state of Hawai’i, and promoting culturally-driven, family-oriented, and community-based education.
As a voice for evidence based reform, KALO administers funding to charter schools across Hawai’i and promotes policies and practices that strengthen organizations — to create innovative educational models for perpetuating Hawaiian culture.
- Kanu o ka ‘Āina New Century Public Charter School
- Mālamapōki‘i Family-based Early Childhood Education Program
- Kahoʻwai - Center for Adult Teaching and Learning
- Nā Lei Naʻauao Native Hawaiian Charter School Alliance
- Lei Hoʻolaha, a Community Development Financial Institution