Papa Makua

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…Continue Reading →


Mahalo to `Anake Lorna, we have Lunch to start our 2017-2018 year!

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!!!…Continue Reading →


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 →

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 completed itʻs WASC Accreditation over three years. The WASC 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.