Category Archives: Literacy

National READ Across America Day!!!

iREAD! We READ too! Can you guess who? Hele mai to the Hale Waihona Puke and guess who is behind his/her favorite Puke. March Library Activity is in FULL swing in the CRBLC!

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Love Is In The Air

Love Is….. When Mama Llama reads a bedtime story to Baby Llama and gives him a good-night kiss! Visit the Learning Center and share with us “What is LOVE” all about in connection to a library book that you most … Continue reading

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National Library Card Sign Up Month!

Today’s libraries are more about doing than borrowing – more about connecting than simply plugging in. A library card opens doors and minds. A library card is the easiest way to tap into your child’s academic success. With innovative programming, … Continue reading

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Summer READing Calendar

Experts agree that children who read during the summer gain reading skills, while those who do not read often slide backward. (Reading is Fundamental – Keeping Kids Off the Summer Slide). This Summer READing Calendar was created so your child can continue … Continue reading

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Got eLibrary?

Our students are excited and they are reading ebooks from a variety of eLibraries.  Story videos, chapter books, non-fiction books and much more just to name a few.  Ask your child to share his/her favorite eLibrary with you and engage in … Continue reading

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Papa Heluhelu – Grade 1

“Ua lehulehu a manomano ka ‘ikena a ka Hawai’i” – Great and numerous is the knowledge of the Hawaiians. (We create, share and apply knowledge in purposeful and relevant ways).  In our Papa Heluhelu (Reading Groups) reading strategies are introduced and … Continue reading

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Explain Everything – Papa ‘Ekolu

Explain Everything! Papa ‘Ekolu from KSH Kula Ha’aha’a on Vimeo.

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Caldecott Celebration Day!

Caldecott Celebration from KSH Kula Ha'aha'a on Vimeo.

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Illustrators & Friendship Salad

What is the job of an illustrator? “Someone who draws the picture!” says Ethan.  “You’re absolutely correct!” says Kumu Kanani.  Papa Mālaa’o have been learning about the parts of the book (title, author, illustrator). And alongside this learning, they been … Continue reading

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Ke Ao ‘Imi Na’auao – Knowledge & Wisdom

Ua lehulehu a manomano ka ‘ikena a ka Hawai’i – Engage in critical thinking to apply traditonal knowledge to my contemporary.  The roll out of the iPads is in full swing here at our kula and the haumāna just know … Continue reading

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