Grants Awarded: Native American Language Preservation and Maintenance (P&M)
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