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Research findings in the KS publication point to both positive gains and persistent challenges for kānaka maoli, highlighting the importance of Hawaiian culture-based education as a pathway for learners to build a bright future for generations to come.

‘Ka Huaka‘i’ publication on Hawaiian well-being now available online

Mar. 10, 2021

The latest volume of the landmark Kamehameha Schools publication “Ka Huaka‘i: Native Hawaiian Educational Assessment,” is now available online.

Research findings in the book point to both positive gains and persistent challenges for kānaka maoli, highlighting the importance of Hawaiian culture-based education as a pathway for learners to build a bright future for generations to come.

Ka Huaka‘i was produced by the KS Strategy and Transformation Group and written by Shawn Kanaʻiaupuni KSK’83 (former KS Strategy and Innovation executive consultant), KS Strategy Consultant Wendy Kekahio, KS VP of Community and ‘Āina Resiliency Kāʻeo Duarte and KS Principal Strategist Brandon Ledward; with Sierra Fox KSK’09 (former KS strategic analyst) and KS Strategy Consultant Jenna Caparoso.

Visit www.ksbe.edu/ka_huakai to access the full publication and other reference materials and studies on Native Hawaiian well-being.


Ka Huaka‘i uses the “Pua Model” to examine Native Hawaiian strengths and well-being in multiple dimensions: social, physical, educational, material/economic, and spiritual/emotional.



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