News Archives

July 13, 2016
YMCA – O‘ahu – Field Day – Kaniakapupu Ruins and the Nu‘uanu Reservoir
On the last field day of the summer, the YMCA in association with Mahope project visited the Nu‘uanu area of O‘ahu...
July 8, 2016
Kamaile Academy – Wai‘anae - O‘ahu – Parent Day
The students studied the concepts and designs of canoe construction and how it relates toward design, function, seaworthiness, and carrying capacity...
July 6, 2016
Kamaile Academy – Wai‘anae - O‘ahu – Field Day
The students studied the concepts and designs of canoe construction and how it relates toward design, function, seaworthiness, and carrying capacity...
June & July, 2016
Kamaile Academy & Laupahoehoe MS – O‘ahu & Hawai‘i Island – Summer School
The Mahope program has become an integral component at Kamaile Academy and Laupahoehoe MS in such a manner that our program has become a core element at both schools...
June 15, 2016
YMCA – O‘ahu – Field Day – Ala Moana Beach Park
The event’s theme was sustainability leading into ocean sustainability, beach cleanup/scavenger hunt, and examples of crafting sustainability...
May 26, 2016
Laupāhoehoe CPCS – Hawai‘i Island – Field Day – Waipi‘o Valley
Educational Coordinator Mr. Aaron Mickelson conducted the last field day of the school year with his Mahope students and guests...
May 24-25, 2016
Moloka‘i Middle – Wa‘a
Ho‘opili wrapped up its last unit for the school year with the students at Moloka‘i Middle learning about physical science through the wa‘a...
May 24, 2016
After-School All-Stars at Jarrett Middle School – Honolulu O‘ahu - Student showcase
The Mahope program took part in the last showcase of the school year...
May 19, 2016
Kamaile Academy PCS – Wai‘anae O‘ahu – 2016 Senior Graduation
It was standing room only at Kamaile Academy’s senior graduation...
May 4 & 11, 2016
Hakipu‘u Learning Center- Wa‘a
At Mōli‘i in Kualoa, Hakipu‘u Learning Center students were able to learn physical science through the wa‘a...
May 4, 2016
Kamaile Academy PCS - Wai‘anae O‘ahu - May Day Festivala
The Mahope program was honored to be invited to Kamaile Academy’s annual May Day celebration...
April 21-22, 2016
Kawaikini - Wa‘a
Through this ‘ōlelo no‘eau, nā haumāna a Kawaikini learned the meaning of working together, especially while in the wa‘a. ...
April 19-20, 2016
Kanuikapono Charter School- Wa‘a
Students at Kanuikapono Charter School learned about physical science, mass, and kinetic energy throug the wa’a...
April 16, 2016
D.U.D.E. - McCoy pavilion - O‘ahu
The Mahope program was invited to participate in the D.U.D.E. (Destroy Underage Drinking Everywhere) event sponsored by one of our partners the After-School All Stars...
April 14-15, 2016
Kualapu‘u – Wa‘a
The Ho‘opili Program began its last unit for the school year with Kualapu‘u School...
April 14, 2016
Kamaile Academy - Career Fair - O‘ahu
The Mahope had the honor of being invited to the Kamaile Academy’s career fair. The career fair entertained middle through high school students...
April 2016
Laupahoehoe CPCS – Hawai‘i island
Laupahoehoe CPCS is an elementary through high school charter school. Formerly a Hawai‘i DOE school that was converted to charter status in 2012...
March 24, 2016
Hakipu‘u Learning Center, Jarrett Middle School, and the YMCA – Bishop Museum
The students from Hakipu‘u Learning Center, Jarrett Middle School, and the YMCA were invited to the Bishop Museum to partake in educational deliveries covering wa‘a design, engineering, history, and the physics of buoyancy...
March 18, 2016
Laupāhoehoe CPCS - Hawai‘i Island – Radio Bay
The students from Laupahoehoe CPCS on the Hamakua coast were invited to expand their knowledge of traditional Hawaiian wa‘a and the navigational skills and techniques...
March 17, 2016
Kamaile Academy - Kualoa Regional Park
The students for Kamaile Academy (Wai‘anae) were invited to a field day from the Mahope program at Kualoa Regional Park...
March 14-15, 2016
Moloka‘i Middle – Lo‘i
Ho‘opili was able to wrap up its last lo‘i unit with the students at Moloka‘i Middle School at Keawanui Fishpond...
March 2nd & 9th, 2016
Hakipu‘u Learning Center- Lo‘i
At Papahana Kuaola, students from Hakipu‘u Learning Center took part in Ho‘opili’s lo‘i and engineering unit...
February and March, 2016
Mahope - Steam Engineering Unit
The Educational Coordinator/Specialists have been educating their students about the dynamics of steam power...
February 25-26, 2016
Kawaikini - Lo‘i
The students at Kawaikini were able to embrace the beauty of Hanalei at Waipā...
February 18, 2016
Hakipu‘u Learning Center – Green Machine
The science class of Ms. Ashley Weber from the Hakipu‘u Learning Center have an interest in the dynamics of water quality and how it impacts the environment...
February 18, 2016
Hakipu‘u Learning Center – Green Machine
The science class of Ms. Ashley Weber from the Hakipu‘u Learning Center have an interest in the dynamics of water quality and how it impacts the environment...
February 11-12, 2016
Kualapu‘u – Lo‘i
The students at Kualapu‘u School had the chance to learn about lo‘i, engineering, and the purpose of water flow at Ka‘amola, Keawanui, Moloka‘i...
January 11-12, 2016
Kanuikapono Charter School- Lo‘i
Maika‘i Kaua‘i, hemolele i ka mālie. The Ho‘opili Program started its third unit for this school year with the students at Kanuikapono on Kaua‘i...
December 29, 2015
Jarrett Middle School and the YMCA
The Mahope program invited Jarrett MS (Palolo Valley, O‘ahu) and the YMCA (Kalihi, O‘ahu) to partake in the program’s Food Science delivery...
December 2015
Laupahoehoe PCS
The field day conducted by the Mahope program with Laupāhoehoe PCS (Laupāhoehoe, Big Island)...
December 21, 2015
Kamaile Academy and Hakipu‘u Learning Center
The Mahope program conducted a Field Day with Kamaile Academy (Wai‘anae, O‘ahu) and Hakipu‘u Learning Center at the Bishop Museum...
December 15-16, 2015
Moloka‘i Middle School – Loko I‘a
OHo‘opili conducted its last loko i‘a unit with Moloka‘i Middle School at Keawanui Fishpond on December 15-16, 2015...
November 12-13, 2015
Pu‘ukumu School – Loko I‘a
Blessed with the heavy rains of Hanalei, the students of Pu‘ukumu schools graced Waipā with their presence and participation in our Loko I‘a curriculum...
November 12-13, 2015
Kanuikapono Charter School- Loko I‘a
On November 23-24, 2015, Ho‘opili went to Kauai a Manokalanipo to visit with Kanuikapono Charter School to teach about life science and loko i‘a...
November 5-6, 2015
Kualapu‘u – Loko I‘a
On November 5th and 6th, the Ho‘opili program met with Kualapu‘u Public Conversion School on Moloka‘i to deliver our loko i‘a unit...
September 23-24, 2015
Moloka‘i Middle School – Ho‘opili Program
Students at Molokai Middle School participated with the Mālama ʻĀina Foundation’s Hoʻopili Program on September 23rd and 24th...
September 3-4, 2015
Pu‘ukumu School - Makahiki
The Ho‘opili Program worked with Pu‘ukumu School on Kaua‘i on September 3-4, 2015. The goal was to teach the students about Earth/Space Science while also learning about Makahiki...
August 29, 2015
STEAM Family Day at Windward Mall
The Mālama ʻĀina Foundation was pleased to join the “Got S.T.E.A.M. Fun Family Day” at Windward Mall on Saturday, August 29th....
August 19-20, 2015
Kualapu‘u Makahiki
Happy New School Year! On August 19th and 20th, the Ho‘opili program met with its first school of the new school year, Kualapu‘u Public Conversion School on Moloka‘i...
June 9, 2015
West Side Outreach
On June 9th 2015, Mālama ‘Āina took a drive to the west side to meet with Partners In Development Foundation’s Ka Pa‘alana program...
April 29 and 30, 2015
Kawaikini Wa‘a
Our final delivery of the year was with Kawaikini Charter School in Kaua‘i. This was not only our last delivery of our 2014-2015 school year, but it was our last delivery with many of the students in this group...
April 16 and 17, 2015
Kualapu‘u Loko I‘a
On April 16th and 17th we met with our Moloka‘i ‘ohana, Kualapu‘u Charter School for their final delivery of the 2014-2015 school year...
April 7 and 8, 2015
Hakipu‘u Learning Center
On April 7th and 8th 2015, our Ho‘opili Team met with Hakipu‘u Learning Center for their last delivery of the 2014-2015 school year for the loko i‘a lessons...
April 1 and 2, 2015
Kawaikini Charter School
The second delivery of our loko i‘a lessons were with Kawaikini Charter School on Kaua‘i as we continued the lessons with our Waipā ‘ohana in Hanalei...
March 30 and 31, 2015
Kanu I Ka Pono Loko I‘a
This week took us away from O‘ahu and brought us to beautiful Kaua‘i for an entire week...
March 19 and 20, 2015
Kualapu‘u Charter School
On March 19th and 20th the Ho‘opili Program went to Moloka‘i Island to carry out our new wa‘a lessons with Kualapu‘u Charter School...
February 12 and 13, 2015
Kanu I Ka Pono-Wa‘a
Continuing with the new wa‘a lessons, the Ho‘opili Program returned to Kaua‘i for the Kanu I Ka Pono delivery...
February 3, 2015
Moloka‘i Round Up
Every year middle schools on Moloka‘i Island get together for a semi-annual keiki round up...
January 14 and 21, 2015
Hakipu‘u Learning Center
Our first delivery of the year was with the Hakipu‘u Learning Center!...
December 30, 2014
YMCA Intersession
Right before the New Year, we went back to Papahana Kuaola for the YMCA Intersession program....
December 23, 2014
Kanu I ka Pono Makahiki: December 23, 2014
This holiday season has been a busy one for the Ho‘opili Staff!...
December 15, 2014
Papahana Kuaola
In December, we had the privilege of working with Kīhei Nahale-a and the Papahana Kuaola ‘ohana...
December 7, 2014
Kalo Fest, Waipā Kaua‘i
On December 7th, two Ho‘opili Program team members travelled to Kaua‘I for the 5th annual Kalo Fest at Waipā...
September 15, 2014
FREE After-School Opportunity for Middle School Students
Attention all LCPCS Middle School Students and ‘ohana!
There is an exciting new opportunity starting on campus this Monday, September 15th and you don’t want to miss it!...
April 23 - 30, 2014
Hālau Kū Māna Delivery
Wa‘a: Navigating Change into the Future
Our last delivery took place with the 6th and 7th grade at Hālau Kū Mana...
April 14 - 22, 2014
Hālau Lōkahi Delivery
Wa‘a: Navigating Change into the Future
Our team was excited to deliver our wa‘a unit to the students of Hālau Lōkahi because of their enthusiasm for activities we had for them in the past...
April 7 - 10, 2014
Kawaikini Delivery
Wa‘a: Navigating Change into the Future
Our team always enjoy going to Lihu‘e to Kawaikini NCPCS. This last delivery of their school year was no exception...
March 31 - April 4, 2014
Kanu I Ka Pono Delivery
Wa‘a: Navigating Change into the Future
The highlights of our delivery in Anahola, Kauaʻi included kite making to fly on our field day and the star compasses the groups used in the way finding activity...
March 10 - 14, 2014
Kua O Ka Lā Delivery
Wa‘a: Navigating Change into the Future
For our last school deliveries for the 2013-14 school year, Makawalu O Nā Kumu and Ho‘opili programs combined to bring our charter schools the Wa‘a unit...
Thursday, March 13, 2014
Wa‘a field day at Kua O Ka La PCS
The Makawalu O Nā Kumu Project and Ho‘opili Project delivered new Unit 3 curriculum entitled Wa‘a. Today’s field day lessons included Hawaiian star compass, weather testing, and sailing »
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
Mālama ʻĀina Foundation
The Mālama ʻĀina Foundation's Makawalu O Nā Kumu project delivers math and science curriculum to 6th, 7th, and 8th grade native Hawaiian students at public charter schools on the islands of Hawaiʻi, Oʻahu, and Kauaʻi. Watch the Video»
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Teacher Workshop on Unit 3 - Waʻa
This past weekend of June 3rd the Mālama ʻĀina Team delivered a memorable waʻa experience for Hālau Lōkahi educator Darriene Dey. »
Friday & Saturday, March 30 & 31, 2007
Imu Workshop Taught by Uncle Calvin Hoe
Mālama ‘Āina Foundation sponsored an Imu Workshop from Friday morning to Saturday afternoon, March 30 to March 31, at Hakipu‘u Learning Center’s Kualoa Beach Park site »
Monday-Friday, July 17-21, 2006
2006 Summer Professional Development Workshop
Twenty-nine teachers from eleven schools participated in our 2nd Annual »
Saturday, June 3, 2006
E Malama I Ke Kai Festival
The Mālama ‘Āina Foundation partnered with the Native Hawaiian Science and Engineering Mentoring Program »
Saturday, April 29, 2006
Island of Hawai‘i Workshop
On April 29, 2006, we had our first Island of Hawai‘i workshop which took place at Keaukaha Elementary School »
Thursday, October 27, 2005
Research Trip
Four members of Mālama ‘Āina Foundation did a research trip Thursday, October 27, 2005 to the Oceanic Institute»