Monthly Archives: September 2018

Origami Tutorial by Alaula

Papa ‘Ekolu haumāna are demonstrating ‘imi na’auao by investigating and researching topics of their choice. After gaining new knowledge, keiki are sharing what they learned with others. Check out this tutorial Alaula made after learning how to fold a piece … Continue reading

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Visiting With Kumu Hālani

The photos below show a little about our recent Wednesday experience with Kumu Hālani. Ask your keiki to share with you what they learned that afternoon. Questions/statements to spark a conversation could sound like this… “What is Kumu Hālani saying … Continue reading

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Learning Resources for Haumāna

Several makua having been asking for Apps or websites to help their keiki practice content area skills at home. Kumu Kaulana Dameg helped us do some research and compiled this extensive list of resources that you may find helpful. Some … Continue reading

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Moana, Manu, Makani

How did native plants get to our Hawaiian islands? Our guest speaker, Kumu Lauren, shared with us her ‘ike about native and endemic plants in Hawai’i. These plants took a long time to get here and arrived by one of … Continue reading

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Oreo Challenge at Home

Papa ʻEkolu haumāna are having fun with their haʻawina.  Luke chose to share with his ʻohana the Oreo challenge that we did at our Morning Meeting.  After viewing his video, 3B  keiki had an awesome discussion on Growth Mindset.  Luke’s … Continue reading

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Book Tasting

Have you ever tasted a book?  Papa ‘Ekolu Haumāna got a taste of realistic books on their visit to the library this week.  Kumu Kanani’s lesson focused on identifying books in this genre. Students “tasted” different books by skimming and … Continue reading

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ʻŌiwi Summit

Last week Poʻalima was a day off for our haumāna, but not for e nā kumu! Our campus was alive with lots of learning experiences for everyone- kumu, custodians, office staff and more. Our day was crafted to help each … Continue reading

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