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Active Grants in Native Languages – Preservation and Maintenance

Native Language – Preservation & Maintenance (P&M)

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Pacific Region

Hawai’i

Grantee: Kulaniakea
Project Description: The project goal is create to a family-centered Hawaiian language reading program for learners of all ages and levels (beginning to advanced), in order to increase the use of the Hawai’ian language in Ko’olaupoko region, O’ahu, Hawai’i. Targeting Native Hawai’ian children at Kulaniakea pre-school, their parents and grandparents, the project aims to develop, pilot-test, and implement the Hawai’ian Language Reading Program by the end of 36 months for 26 children, ages 2 to 6 years old, and 52 adult participants. The Hawai’ian Language Reading Program will create an illustrated book, curriculum (20 lesson plans), teacher’s guide, and a parent companion (home reading program, 10 home activities, and 10 Easy Readers).

  • Location: Honolulu, HI
  • ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
  • Program Area: Native Language Preservation & Maintenance (P&M)
  • Project Period: 7/1/2018 – 6/30/2021
  • FY 2019 Award: $293,907

Grantee: Papahana Kuaola
Project Description: The project goal is to provide Hawai’ian language immersion opportunity in the workplace, targeting six Hawai’ian education organizations on O’ahu, to achieve fluency in the Hawai’ian language. By the end of the 36 month project, an estimated 75% of 60 participants will have demonstrated Hawai’ian language fluency at varying levels, from novice to advanced. With two objectives, the project aims to develop and implement five Hawai’ian language learning modules that follow the Koina Leo method, and the application of four types of support system tools to partnering Hawai’ian education organizations.

  • Location: Honolulu, HI
  • ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
  • Program Area: Native Language Preservation & Maintenance (P&M)
  • Project Period: 7/1/2018 – 6/30/2021
  • FY 2019 Award: $299,184

Grantee: Papakolea Community Development Corporation
Project Description: The Papakolea Community Development Corporation’s Kupua’e Hawaiian Language Project will work to expand the Kupua’e Youth Intersession Program to serve at least 75 keiki (children), ages 3-10, and their ‘ohana (families), by the end of a 36-month project period. This expansion will enable Kupua’e to support more children and families in the Hawaiian homestead communities of Papakolea, Kewalo, and Kalawahine, learn their Native language with family-oriented and land-based activities. The project will focus on building the capacity of the organization by training eight teachers, developing and delivering new immersion curricula, teaching modules, and assessments, as well as engaging the community in at least 12 family-oriented and land-based activities utilizing Hawaiian language and culture by the end of the 36-month project period.

  • Location: Honolulu, HI
  • ANA T/TA Region: Pacific
  • Program Area: Native Language Preservation & Maintenance (P&M)
  • Project Period: 7/1/2019 – 6/30/2022FY 2019 Award: $294,496