December 16, 2020, 1:38 PM HST
Ka Hale Hoaka, an on the web Hawaiian finding out faculty dependent on Molokaʻi, announced its Keiki Program that is made available to persons of all ages, ethnic backgrounds and geographical areas.
The 16-module system is qualified to pupils ages 5-11 and teaches Hawaiian language, tunes, chant, hula, arts, and crafts. The Keiki Program is developed to be implemented into the current length learning curriculum of elementary educational facilities statewide.
The Keiki System is taught by co-founder Maile Naehu (“Kumu Maile”), a kumu, Indigenous Hawaiian educator, performer, artist and neighborhood organizer from the island of Molokaʻi. Naehu has taught Hawaiian immersion for Kamehameha Universities and is a resource teacher for the point out Department of Schooling.
“We launched Ka Hale Hoaka as a creative way to connect keiki to the wealthy, timeless teachings of Hawaiʻi, specifically as universities transitioned to on the net curriculum,” mentioned Naehu. “We hope these interactive classes profit our children in a deep and lasting manner and make a new generation of storytellers.”
The Keiki Method costs $97 and contains:
- 1 yr of access to online video periods with Kumu Maile
- Finding out about Hawaiian stories, language and traditions
- Discovering leadership values to be a optimistic influence in the environment
- Having fun with Hawaiian new music, music, dance, tales and chants
- Offered from the comfort of household, at your have rate
Learners who signal up for the Keiki Program between now and Dec. 27 will have obtain to two live Haʻawaina Paheona (artwork classes) throughout wintertime break on Dec. 28 and Jan. 4. The software is also readily available for a regular subscription level of $12 for each thirty day period.
To sample the Keiki System curriculum, Ka Hale Hoaka gives a complimentary 30-moment session with Kumu Maile.
More Ka Hale Hoaka applications contain Ke Ao Nei, a science system, and an grownup finding out software is envisioned to roll out in early 2021.