Teaching aloha - Hawaii News

A Big Island teacher takes a lead role in cultural education programs and the island's first green school By Burl Burlingame POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Dec 27, 2009 Return to Paginated View When Hawaiian language teacher Ku Kahakalau began instructing in the Big Island's Waipio community in 1985, she was struck by how much the environment shaped the ... Full Story
Waimea Williams

United States

#1 Dec 27, 2009
Ku is an inspiration as well as a great success story for keiki and education. Her determination and intelligence are unequalled. E ho'omau!
Crystal

Bellingham, WA

#2 Dec 27, 2009
Mahalo.

“Live Love Laugh.. and Surf! :)”

Since: Aug 08

Kaimuki,Hilo,Ka'u, Kaupo

#3 Dec 27, 2009
I wish there were more teachers like her.
Huge contributions

Waianae, HI

#4 Dec 27, 2009
She has contributed a huge contribution to improving the community.
Keiki o ka Aina

Kailua Kona, HI

#5 Dec 27, 2009
This is the kind of educational reform Hawaii needs!
1Kanaka

Kaneohe, HI

#6 Dec 27, 2009
Much Aloha to Ku Kahakalau... She really personifies the Aloha spirit with her teachings. I hope she can keep up the great work that she is doing and hopefully they can expand it to other areas accross the state.
Once again Mahalo nui loa for your dedication.
Localboy

United States

#7 Dec 27, 2009
Keep Hawaiian lands in Hawaiian hands!
FormerStudent

Honolulu, HI

#8 Dec 27, 2009
She was my kumu at UH Manoa is the early 90's. She was Awesome. Also, I had the opportunity to visit Waipio Valley. Very Special 'Ohana

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