Kualono Ka Haka ʻUla o Keʻelikōlani

Schedule and Course Descriptions

Course Schedule

1. Entrance Requirements (Pale 1: Wana‘ao)

2. Summer Session (Pale 2: Kahikole)

At Nāwahīokalaniʻōpuʻu Laboratory School and at UH Hilo.

  1. KED 620 (3) Foundations for Hawaiian Medium Education
  2. KED 621 (3) Language Arts in Hawaiian Medium Education
  3. KED 622 (2) Math and Science in Hawaiian Medium Education
  4. KED 623 (2) Social Studies in Hawaiian Medium Education
  5. KED 624 (3) Technology, Arts, and Physical Education in Hawaiian Medium Education

3. Fall Semester (Pale 3: Kahikū)

In-school sites and at UH Hilo on Saturdays (via HITS).

  1. KED 641 (9) Hawaiian Medium Field Experience I
  2. KED 642 (3) Hawaiian Medium Field Experience I Seminar

4. Spring Semester (Pale 4: Kaulolo)

In-school sites and at UH Hilo on Saturdays (via HITS).

  1. KED 643 (9) Hawaiian Medium Field Experience II
  2. KED 644 (3) Hawaiian Medium Field Experience II Seminar

Kahuawaiola Course Descriptions

KED 620 Foundations for Hawaiian Medium Education (3 credits)

Goals of Hawaiian medium education and their cultural, philosophical, historical and legal bases. Basic tools for planning, developing, delivering and evaluating instruction of Hawaiian speaking children including techniques for management and age-appropriate development from a Hawaiian cultural base. Conducted in Hawaiian. Pre: permission from the Division.

KED 621 Language Arts in Hawaiian Medium Education (3 credits)

Literacy in Hawaiian and associated comprehension and speaking skills. Teaching other languages, including English, to initially Hawaiian literate students. Use and teaching of oral and written literature in dramatized presentations. Conducted in Hawaiian. Pre: permission from the Division.

KED 622 Math and Science in Hawaiian Medium Education (2 credits)

Mathematical and scientific concepts within a Hawaiian cultural and environmental framework. Techniques for teaching content, problem solving and critical thinking to Hawaiian speaking children. Conducted in Hawaiian. Pre: permission from the Division.

KED 623 Social Studies in Hawaiian Medium Education (2 credits)

Major local and global social processes that affect the lives of Hawaiian speaking children and their families. Integration of social studies and practical arts with a Hawaiian historical and cultural perspective. Conducted in Hawaiian. Pre: permission from the Division.

KED 624 Technology, Arts, and Physical Education in Hawaiian Medium Education (3 credits)

Group and individual expression to convey thoughts and emotions through various media including music, fine arts, dance, multimedia technology and communications, and physical education. Understanding and appreciation of such expressions and their integration in Hawaiian tradition. Conducted in Hawaiian. Pre: permission from the Division.

KED 641 Hawaiian Medium Field Experience I (9 credits)

Practical experience and application of teaching methods and strategies in content areas in Hawaiian medium schools. Must be taken credit/no credit. Conducted in Hawaiian. Pre: completion of KEd 620, 621, 622, 623, and 624; concurrent enrollment in KEd 642 and permission from the Division.

KED 642 Hawaiian Medium Field Experience I Seminar (3 credits)

Problems in application of theory in the delivery of instruction in Hawaiian medium classrooms. The interface between the Hawaiian medium classroom and English medium classrooms of an individual school. Must be taken credit/no credit. Conducted in Hawaiian. Pre: concurrent registration in KEd 641 and permission from the Division.

KED 643 Hawaiian Medium Field Experience II (9 credits)

Supervised teaching in Hawaiian medium schools. Must be taken credit/no credit. Conducted in Hawaiian. Pre: concurrent registration in KEd 644 and permission from the Division.

KED 644 Hawaiian Medium Field Experience II Seminar (3 credits)

Issues in the delivery, administration, and support of Hawaiian medium education. Must be taken credit/no credit. Conducted in Hawaiian. Pre: concurrent registration in KEd 643 and permission from the Division.