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Friday, November 11 • 3:20pm - 4:10pm
(21) Hanohano ‘o O‘ahu: Exploring Its Geology and Mo‘olelo LIMITED

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Discover the mo‘olelo and geologic features connected to specific wahi pana (famous places) in southeast O‘ahu. This project is designed to increase interest in reading through understanding and appreciating traditional Hawaiian literature. Students, teachers and communities are expanding their knowledge and understanding of the cultural significance of the land, people and customs of Hawai‘i through participation in huaka‘i (field trips) that are guided by an exploration booklet. Complementary curriculum materials and PowerPoint presentations developed for this project by Papahana Kuaola staff will be shown.

This project is funded by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.


Marian Leong

Educator, Papahana Kuaola
Marian Leong is a Lead Educator at Papahana Kuaola, a mālama ‘āina-based organization on O‘ahu. She holds a BA in Hawaiian Studies from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. Marian has 32 years of experience in classroom and field trip teaching about Hawai‘i, and developing curricula for Hawaiian culture-based education and literacy programs.

Penny Martin

Educator, Papahana Kuaola
Penny Martin is an Educator at Papahana Kuaola, a mālama ‘āina-based organization, and provides services on Moloka‘i and Lāna‘i. She attended Hastings College and the University of Hawai‘i. Penny has more than 22 years of experience teaching students, teachers, and families. She is active in community affairs and works closely with the Nature Conservancy of Hawai‘i, the Polynesian Voyaging Society, and other organizations providing... Read More →

Friday November 11, 2016 3:20pm - 4:10pm
University Classroom Building: Room 114

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