Category Archives: Sustainability

5B FISH! Go On Huaka’i to the Lokoi’a

Wow!  What a fabulous day!…Papa ‘Elima went on huaka’i to the Waiaåhole lokoi’a and participated in 4 stations of learning today!  In station #1, everyone participated in giving back & learned how to be great servant leaders by clearing away … Continue reading

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Look What Has Landed!

With the multitude of rain nowadays…so much Johnny rainclouds, here’s another perspective!  Makawalu!  Love that Kaulana shared this photo with me from his ranch!  He shared that the flock live there and that he and his ohana make sure that … Continue reading

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Doing Our Part to Sustain Our World: Aquaponic System Up & Running Again

As you can see, a picture is worth a thousand words! An infopic that is!  The students have restarted our classroom aquaponics system again.  Check out Kaiolohiaʻs infopic above to review how an aquaponic system works…in a nutshell, it is … Continue reading

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What a Whirlwind of a Day

Today was filled with wonderful experiences for the keiki!  Wow!  We got to skype with Uncle Wally Wong, who is a Big Island native and part of our KS ohana with a child in the high school here, on the … Continue reading

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App-Smashing Formative Assessment

The students were tasked with sharing what they learned on Climate Change/Global Warming from our huaka’i to Mokupapåpa and by watching “An Inconvenient Truth.” Here are the app-smashing assignments sharing their new knowledge …so far!  (App-smashing is a term coined by … Continue reading

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Huaka’i to Mokupapåpa: Learning How Climate Change Impacts our Islands…

The students are learning  how Climate Change is impacting our world…today, we learned how it is specifically impacting our island home!  Papa ‘Elima went on our very first huaka’i for the year today to Mokupapåpa.  We learned that due to … Continue reading

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Another Video Resource: Water Rights

ʻAuwai and Wai  Hereʻs the link for homework in case you need to review the videos to complete the assignment.

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SBKH Video: Water Rights

Aloha e nā haumāna, Please view this video tonight as it is part of your homework.  Take notes on it using the 20th or 21st century tools (paper/pencil or iPad), your choice!  Bring your notes to school tomorrow.  Donʻt forget … Continue reading

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Guest Student Blogger – TY

We are so very excited to be quad blogging! This is my guests blog about the Ti leaf, hope you learn a few things about the ti leaf and I hope you enjoy it.  

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Huakaʻi to Hamakua Springs Farm

Papa ʻElima went on our first huakaʻi this year…we were privileged to go visit Uncle Richard Haʻs Hamakua Springs Farm in Pepeʻekeo.  The students learned so much on our brief visit from Aunty Tracy (Uncle Richardʻs daughter and 3rd generation … Continue reading

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