Who Was Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalanaianaʻole?

The People’s Prince Born on March 26, 1871 Jonah Kuhio Kalanianaʻole was prince of the reigning House of Kalakaua when the Kingdom of Hawaii was…Continue Reading →


Prince Kūhiō Celebration Lū‘au

Hosted by Kawaikini Hawaiian Immersion Charter School. Event will be held at Kōloa Landing Poʻipū Beach Wyndham Grand Resort on Saturday, March 28th, 2015. Purchase…Continue Reading →


Eō e Liliʻu Children’s Song Contest 2014

The annual Annual Hoʻokūkū Mele ʻo Eō e Liliʻu, organized by the Kauaʻi Mokihana Festivals and Mālie Foundation will be held this year on Tuesday,…Continue Reading →



Our program allows parents to take an active role in their child’s education by participating in Hawaiian language classes, developing individualized family goals, as well as attending meetings and school events.

Kawaikini Kids

Values & Traditions

Kawaikini’s program promotes a multi-faceted learning environment. It immerses the students in the language, values & Traditions of Hawaiian culture and fosters an increased level of hands-on experiential learning.


Core Curriculum

Kawaikini’s core curriculum focuses on Hawaiian language & culture. Students in grades K-5 are immersed in the Hawaiian Language to the fullest extent possible during the day with formal English instruction beginning in the 5th grade for one hour per day.


Kawaikini Granted 6 Year WASC Accreditation

Kawaikini has been going through the WASC Accreditation Process for the last three years. Our Accreditation Visit occurred on March 3-6, 2014.

We envision a thoughtful, knowledgeable, and healthy community where the language, beliefs and practices of the indigenous people of Hawaiʻi have become instinctive.