Kilohana

 

Kilohana is an `Ōiwi STEAM program designed to develop Hawaiian cultural identity, knowledge and skills in STEAM, math proficiency, and college/career readiness for our haumāna. A 6-week summer day program commences a year-long range of sustained and diverse programming (i.e. STEAM challenges, huaka`i, intersession, `ohana activities) throughout the school year.

Kilohana Programs and who may apply:

New Pilot and Continuing Programs For Students Entering Grades 6-8
Kilohana is a program designed to connect haumāna to their Hawaiian identity in a modern world.  Current Kilohana programs are designed to support students in discovering and exploring their love of math through a variety of cultural experiences. The program incorporates elements of STEAM to drive inquiry and projects that develop students’ skills in math and Hawaiian culture as well as the 21st century skills needed for college and/or career success.

 

Kilohana `Ewa Hawaiian Culture-Based Literacy

New Pilot for Keiki Entering Grade 3
The Kilohana Hawaiian Culture-Based Literacy Program engages students through meaningful hands-on and place-based learning to build students’ collaboration, communication and literacy skills. Privileging Hawaiʻi’s rich history as once the most literate nation in the world, the program will blend English instruction with ‘ōlelo Hawaiʻi to increase students’ connection to Hawaiian culture and literacy foundations. Throughout the program, program kumu and students will work to cultivate a strong sense of Native Hawaiian identity to foster confidence, resiliency and positive attitudes toward learning. The program will incorporate ‘ohana engagement to bridge connections for student learners between the program, home and their community.

Who may apply:

    • Open to all non-KS students entering grade 3 in Fall 2018 however, priority will be given to applicants who reside or who currently attends a school located in the `Ewa region.
      Location:  Island Pacific Academy 
    • Dates & Time: Tuesday June 12th, 2018 - July 6th, 2018 8am - 12pm (July 4th is a holiday)
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Kilohana `Ewa (New)

    • Open to all non-KS students entering grades 6 or 7 in Fall 2018 however, priority will be given to applicants who reside or who currently attends a school located in the `Ewa region.
      Location:  Island Pacific Academy

Kilohana Hāna

    • Non KS Students entering grades 6, 7, or 8 in Fall 2018 and who reside between the East Maui boundaries of Kīpahulu to Keanae.
      Location:  TBD

Kilohana Moloka`i

    • Non KS students entering grades 6, 7, or 8 in Fall 2018 and who reside on the island of Molokai.
      Location:  TBD

Kilohana Waialua (New)

    • Non KS students entering grades 6 or 7 in Fall 2018 and who reside or who currently attends a school located in the Waialua and Ko`olauloa regions from Mililani to Ka`a`awa.  This area includes the following cities: Millilani, Hale`iwa, Wahiawā, Waialua, Wheeler, Schofield, Hau`ula, Kahuku, Lā`ie, Ka`a`awa.
      Location:  TBD

Kilohana Wai`anae

    • Non KS students entering grades 6, 7 or 8 in Fall 2018 and who reside or who currently attends a school located on the Waianae Coast.
      Location:  TBD

Kilohana West Hawai`i

    • Non KS students entering grades 6, 7 or 8 in Fall 2018 and who reside between the West Hawai`i boundaries of Pa`auilo to Ocean View.
      Location:  TBD

Program Dates and Hours
Tuesday, June 12, 2018 – Friday, July 13, 2018 (July 4th is a holiday)
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

 

 

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