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Our K-5 educational program seeks to lay a foundation for our young haumāna where they are grounded in Hawaiian values and will be next leaders for their 'ohana and our community. The curriculum in our elementary program features traditional subjects such as, math, english, science as well as incorporating hands on Hawaiian studies/culture to give our haumāna an understanding of the Hawaiian perspective and how they can keep those traditions alive.
Elementary Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion, students are prepared to:
1. Perpetuate their desire for learning and maintaining relationships to their environment and community.
2. Demonstrate their connection to place through observation, identification, and independent inquiry.
3. Embrace the kuleana of contributing to their community.
4. Establish self-identity by honoring one’s genealogy.
ʻĀina-based learning is a way to not only foster a sense of place, but also build the identity of who a person is. Kanu elementary students strive to create a pilina with the ʻāina in order to further their understanding of relevant cultural knowledge and its application to all learning.
Community involvement is a crucial component of learning at Kanu and maintaining a connection with place and people. The elementary program implements experiential learning through key partnerships with various organizations that reaffirm cultural values and kuleana of service learning that benefit the community.
Our Elementary Kumu
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