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Hoʻāla Hou - Ka Papa ʻŌlani

"Renewing a Pathway to Student Success Through Culture-Based Learning" - A Title III Grant Initiative

COHORT II, 2017-2018

HonCC faculty, staff, and administrator participants:

  • Amy Akana
  • Steve Auerbach
  • Kathleen Ballesteros
  • April Ching
  • Dean Crowell
  • Charlene Gima
  • Coty Gonzales
  • Karadeen Kam-Kalani
  • Melodee Kawano
  • Rheta Kuwahara
  • Jenny Lundahl
  • Suzette Marushige
  • Mitchell Okamura
  • Kahale Saito
  • Stefanie Sasaki
  • Eric Paul Shaffer
  • Rachel Veney

Photo: Hoʻāla Hou Cohort II Hōʻike

Aloha Kākou

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Hoʻāla Hou Program - "Renewing a Pathway to Student Success Through Culture-Based Learning"

Hoʻāla Hou means to revitalize or rejuvenate.

Ka Papa ʻŌlani - Cohort 2, 2017-2018
ʻŌlani is translated as "to roast over a fire, broil, warm in the sunlight." ʻŌlani is an important ʻili (Hawaiian land division) in the Kapālama ahupuaʻa.

Hoʻāla Hou Program Goals:

  • To establish an enrollment pathway to Honolulu Community College for Native Hawaiian students and to create a sense of place at the college for Native Hawaiians that is culturally significant and relevant.
  • To create a culture and place-based training program for faculty, staff, and administrators aimed at infusing Hawaiian culture, traditions, and values in teaching, learning, and service in order to support student success and completion. 
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