Learning Through the Arts

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School teamed up with Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning through the Arts to develop their arts integration initiatives for kindergarteners, thanks to their partnership with Maui Arts and Cultural Center and The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Learning Through the Arts Pōmaikaʻi[Read more]

Creating Success

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailThe leaders of the Canoe Complex have been working to provide students & teachers the freedom to try new things. This is done with state superintendent Kishimoto’s themes of school design, student voice, and teacher collaboration in mind. The idea is to empower those teachers who want to try[Read more]

Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke’s Building Program at Hāna School

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail Hāna High & Elementary collaborates with non-profit Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke to teach academic subjects through real-life, hands-on application. Whether they’re building a new classroom for their peers, a new home for Hāna kūpuna, or a new cultural center at Kahanu Garden, students not only learn valuable[Read more]

Walking School Bus

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailLast week, 115 Pōmaikaʻi Elementary students participated in Blue Zones Project’s Walking School Bus initiative, which aims to make our local communities healthier and happier. Walking School Bus Last week, 115 Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School students participated in Blue Zones Project – Maui’s Walking School Bus initiative, which aims to[Read more]

Harvest Fest

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailMaui School Garden Network collaborates with 38 schools on Maui and Lānaʻi to offer students outdoor classroom experiences and hands-on learning opportunities. Recently, students at Kahului Elementary School celebrated their hard work and dedication with a Harvest Fest. Harvest Fest Maui School Garden Network collaborates with 38 schools on[Read more]

Celebrity Fitness Day

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailEach year at Kalama Intermediate School, students invite local celebrities to share in a student organized physical fitness event. The day is a reward activity for Sixth grade students. Kalama Intermediate School – Celebrity Fitness Day Each year at Samuel Enoka Kalama Intermediate School, students invite local celebrities to[Read more]

Surf Team

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailFive years ago, the Hawaiʻi State Department of Education made history by becoming the first in the nation to sanction high school surfing. So far, Maui Interscholastic League is the only league in the state that has implemented the program. Lahainaluna surf team coach and pro surfer Luke Adolfson[Read more]

Teachers Coding

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailTeachers on Maui recently met to learn how to code a robot. These non-technical teachers spent four days learning to code. Then another two days creating lesson plans. The goal being how to incorporate coding into various subject areas, such as: History, Math, and Language Arts. Teachers Coding Teachers[Read more]

Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School Arts Integration

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemail The students of Pōmaikaʻi Elementary School have completed production of a music CD. Each song is an original composition written and sung by the students. Famous local singer, John Cruz has even lent his support by adding his talents. Songs for Change Through combining Music and Science, the[Read more]

Mahele Farm

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailMahele Farm, Hāna High & Elementary School, and Ma Ka Hana Ka ʻIke collaborate to offer students hands-on learning experiences through their innovative agriculture program, which digs deep into nutrition and helps keiki stay connected with the land. Mahele Farm Mahele Farm, Hana High & Elementary PCNC, and Ma[Read more]

Maui High School AVID Program

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailMaui High School has seen an increase in the number of students who go on to attend college. A big part of this success is due to the AVID program, which guides students who may otherwise may not attend college. Maui High School AVID Program Maui High School has[Read more]

HĀ Community Day at Pāʻia Elementary

Share this…FacebookTwitterPinterestPrintemailHĀ Community Day at Pāʻia Elementary is an opportunity for the community to experience and celebrate the integration of Hawaiian language and culture in Hawaiʻi’s public schools. HĀ Community Day HĀ Community Day at Pāʻia Elementary is an opportunity for the community to experience and celebrate the integration of[Read more]