At Papa ʻEhā haumāna being to receive English Language Arts instruction. Ka ʻUmeke has a large percentage of haumāna in Papa ʻEhā that are reading English below grade level. Our focus is to bring their English reading and writing to grade level by Papa ʻEwalu while still maintaining the rigor and growth in ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi.
To accomplish this we have created Haumāna learning expectations that both develop these skills so that our haumāna can excel in the level of research and environmental observation necessary to fully engage in the an ancestral skill set taught through Papakū Makawalu methodology.
PAPA ʻELIMA THIRD ANNUAL LIMU RESEARCH TRIP TO OʻAHU
After a year of research and learning about Native and non-native limu at Kaupō in Honohononui Papa ʻElima will take their Annual Research Trip to Oʻahu. On Oʻahu they visit Paepae o Heʻeia and ʻEwa to compare limu species and how other communities are removing invasive limu and propagating out-planting native limu. This year will be the fourth year for this huakaʻi for Kumu Kaʻaka Swain and Kumu Nohea Nahale-a