Category Archives: Cultural Learning

May Day 2018

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Makawalu 2018…In the History Books

Ka’u I’a…Here’s a photo to “tide you over” until a full post of Makawalu 2018 is created!  Job Well Done Papa Alaka’i!  See ya tomorrow!  Don’t forget…keep on reading!  9 genres due soon!

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Reminders for Makawalu…

Aloha Kaʻu Iʻa! Just a friendly reminder, as Makawalu begins on Monday and continues on Tuesday!  Please practice your oli, mele, and your speeches of what youʻll be sharing with our guests!  Remember, you are the expert on your topic…so, … Continue reading

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Meet Papa Alakaʻi…Our Journey to Leadership

#OTOD…One Team, One Dream!  Beginning on the first day of school, as 5th graders, we spoke of the importance of teamwork…What is a team?  What makes a good team?  What does each member contribute?  Who leads? Who follows?  When?  Does … Continue reading

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Hōkuleʻa…The Voyage Continues for the 5B FISH!

Blessed!  The 5B FISH! Had the opportunity this week to visit the Hōkuleʻa on their homecoming to Moku o Keawe…The keiki boarded the waʻa & were able to feel the past voyages, feel the presence of all the cultures it … Continue reading

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Ohana Alert for the Week of April 2-6…Makawalu Is Coming!

Aloha e nā haumāna a me Ohana 5B! Happy Easter to everyone!  Hoping that you are enjoying the time together and making great ohana memories that last a lifetime!  Hereʻs the upcoming week at a glance: *NOTE:*  Students will be … Continue reading

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Ohana Alert for the Month of March

The 5B FISH! Are Ready!   They will be working hard both in and out of class…Makawalu 2018 is coming!  The students will be working on a number of projects simulateously.  We have been discussing this in class and have … Continue reading

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Our Quest Continues…The 5B FISH! Ho’okipa Mayor Harry Kim

The 5B FISH! were again taking the “dive” to deepen our understanding of our essential inquiry question: “What Is Our Kuleana?”  Recapping a previous post, it began as a class inquiry project into the scary false missile alert.  We had … Continue reading

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Ohana Alert for Weeks of Feb. 26-March 9

March already! The students & I have been discussing the “swim” to the finish in class.  Trimester #3 is the call to action!  It is when the students synthesize all the learning from the beginning of the school year to … Continue reading

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Ending the Week with Excitement! So Many BUSTED!

Itʻs Aloha Friday! The FISH! Were off and Swimming Strong….What a way to end the week!  The day began with Kyler being BUSTED!  A couple of weeks ago, the FISH! were doing an inquiry project on the false missile alert. … Continue reading

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