Kona, O‘ahu Resource Center
(Applicant Services Center)
Community Learning Center at Mā‘ili
‘Ewa Aina Inventory Resource
Preschools and Campus Education
Public Schools In The Region
3 Complex Areas (include 55 HIDOE K-12 Schools)
Kamehameha Schools believes that education is an important part of wellbeing for the Lāhui. We are working with the community to create Hawaiian Culture Based Education opportunities that give our keiki a leading edge in life. Together we are aligning our resources to build on community strengths and address community challenges. As a result, we will create an environment where keiki will flourish because they are connected to place, supported in learning, and ready to succeed as tomorrow’s local and global leaders.
Priority Focus Areas
NEED MORE INFORMATION?
For program information and assistance with applications, call (808) 523-6200.
Halau o Puuloa (The Many Breaths of Puuloa)
Data and information in this publication may be incomplete, incorrect, or interpretive; is presented "as-is" without warranty (expressed or implied); and should not be relied on in connection with any administrative, regulatory, judicial or quasi-judicial process or proceeding, arbitration, or any other dispute resolution process. Kamehameha Schools is not responsible for use of or reliance on any data or information in this publication or on this website. Any use of trade, firm, person, or product name is for descriptive purposes or appropriate attribution only, and does not imply an endorsement or verification by Kamehameha Schools. This material may contain copyrighted materials, and any permissions to use or reproduce any copyrighted materials must be secured from the copyright owner.
Ahupua‘a: Kahauiki, Moanalua, Hālawa, ‘Aiea, Kalauao, Waimalu, Waiau, Waimano, Mānana, Waiawa, Waipi‘o, Waikele, Hō‘ae‘ae, and Honouliuli.
Pu‘uloa, also known as Pearl Harbor, is the central geographic figure uniting ‘Ewa. It consists of three distinct awalau or lochs – Kaihuopala‘ai, Waiawa and Komoawa – which provide coastline access to the ‘Ewa ahupua‘a.
The Awalau of Pu‘uloa includes sheltered bays that were easily modified into loko i‘a and filled with lo‘i kalo stretching from Hālawa to Honouliuli.
I‘a hāmau leo ‑ nourished from Honokawailani to Kaihuopala‘ai. Pu‘uloa was famous for its i‘a hāmau leo or scallops.
The area features 3,500 acres of native land cover with open Koa-‘Ōhi‘a as the dominant native canopy. Waiawa uka and kai have access to year-round water via springs and a non-diverted stream.