Guidelines for Culturally Healthy and Responsive Learning
Excerpt: "A pdf. version of the Hawaiian cultural guidelines
called the Na¯ Honua Mauli Ola--Hawai‘i Guidelines for
Culturally Healthy and Responsive Learning Environments (NHMO)
are now available
for downloading. These guidelines have been developed by the Native
Hawaiian Education Council (NHEC) in partnership with Ka Haka ‘Ula
O Ke‘eliko¯lani College of Hawaiian Language. The document
includes a set of sixteen guidelines that contain strategies and
recommendations for improving the quality of educational outcomes
for learners, educators, families, communities and schools/institutions."
Native Hawaiian Education Association
Excerpt: "The Native Hawaiian Education Association (NHEA)
is a private non-profit organization of Native Hawaiian educators.
The organization was started in 1998 with its first Convention
on the island of Maui. Adapted after the National Indian
Education Association (NIEA), NHEA facilitates a network of Hawaiian
educators to attend to the various educational issues which
challenge the Hawaiian population and is designed to be a
self-sustaining umbrella organization for Hawaiian education and Hawaiian
Native Hawaiian Education Council
To enable Native Hawaiians to reach the Native Hawaiian
Education and National Education Goals, the Native Hawaiian
Education Council shall:
• Coordinate resources;
• Assess educational needs, practices and models;
• Provide recommendations for the improvement of education for Native Hawaiians;
• Achieve and demonstrate organizational excellence.
Hawai`i and nationally, skills in math,
science and technology
are vital to the future success
of our students. At the same time, the need to protect our environment
is reaching critical levels. HNLC merges these needs in an innovative
leadership development program and online
support network designed to help Hawaii's
teachers and students prepare for the future while preserving the cultural
and ecological lessons of the past."
Hawaiian Medium Teacher Education Program
This is a school in Hawaii with some rich cultural educational.
Kanu o ka 'Aina
Public Charter School
is designed to provide a culturally-driven, academically
rigorous choice in publiceducation
to children from K-12 and involves families and communities at a very high
This page provides an introduction and list of sources for Hawaiian
Studies, University of Hawaii
Mission: Alu Like's mission is to assist
Hawaiian natives who are
committed to achieving their potential
in caring for themselves, their families and communities."
Pacific Resources for Education and Learning
PREL is a non-profit organization that manages curriculum production
and educational services specifically for the "U.S.-Pacific" (most
of Micronesia and American Samoa), but also serving the rest
of the world. PREL's materials are increasingly indigenous-based,
looking for ways to better serve their constituents through
culturally appropriate and relevant materials. They have
extensive publications and documents available online or
Web-based indigenous-geography education tools for Hawai'i
and Micronesia, with online content and free curriculum.
Association for Teacher Educators (PATE)
of Education, University of the South Pacific
Under Dr. 'Ana Taufe'ulungaki and Dr. Konai Helu Thaman,
USP has played a leading role in developing indigenous-based
materials and initiatives for Pacific Islands.
- New Zealand Ministry of Education
This office designs educational materials and provides services
to the large and growing Pacific Islander population in New
Zealand, particularly those from the six island groups that
constitute the "New Zealand Pacific."
Center for Pacific Islands Studies, in the University of Hawai'i
The Center has been dedicated to education for Pacific Islanders,
hosting teacher workshops and developing materials. Website
includes links to educational resources, including (primarily)
tertiary-level syllabi for teaching on Pacific Islands.