Kamehameha Schools, alongside UH Mānoa and Chaminade University of Honolulu, celebrated the completion of its newest educational facility with a blessing and grand opening ceremony in Mōʻiliʻili. The collaborative learning space called Hālau ʻInana ma Kapaʻakea connects, engages and facilitates the success of students as they transition from high school to college and onto careers. The space was opened to community members and educational partners demonstrated the programming that will happen throughout the year.
Hālau ʻĪnana is located next to the Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaiʻi at 2438 South Beretania in Mōʻiliʻili, on Kamehameha Schools’ lands. Programs will focus on three areas which include Native Hawaiian leadership development, social entrepreneurship and innovation.
Hālau ʻĪnana offers several flexibles spaces for public and private events, programs and meetings for a maximum capacity of 49 individuals. Hours of operation include Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. For a list of facility amenities, please visit www.halauinana.com or call 534-8297.
Chayla Nakamoto, who contributed this gallery, is a 2014 Kamehameha Schools Kapālama graduate serving as a communications intern with the Communications Group. She is a senior attending the University of Southern California where she will complete her bachelor of arts degree in English and is currently considering career options in publishing. Photos provided by Rock Salt Media.