Mahalo nui loa to Kumu Kanoa for teaching Kawaikiniʻs ʻohana Hawaiian Language classes again this school year!! We are very fortunate to be having 2 classes this year – one for beginners and another for intermediate learners of Hawaiian. Classes…Continue Reading →
Mahalo nui loa to `Anake Lorna, who is providing lunch for our haumana on every other week on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Hu ka `ono!!! As in the past, you will be receiving your menu for the month a month…Continue Reading →
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 overthrown in 1893. Prince Kūhiō was raised in Kōloa on the island of Kauaʻi and…Continue Reading →
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.
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 completed itʻs WASC Accreditation over three years. The WASC Accreditation Visit occurred on March 3-6, 2014.