Privacy Policy

Please read these terms of use (“terms”) carefully before accessing or participating in the on-line forum available at By using and participating in these sites, you signify that you have read these terms and agree to be bound by and comply with them. If you do not agree to be bound by these terms, please promptly exit all sites. The University of Hawai‘i reserves the right to modify these terms at any time and will publish notice of any such modifications on-line at this site or elsewhere on-line. By continuing to access a site after notice of such modifications has been published, you signify your agreement to be bound by them.

Rules for Online Conduct

You agree to use the sites in accordance with all applicable laws. Because the University of Hawai‘i is a state agency, you agree that you will not use the site for organized partisan political activities. You further agree that you will not e-mail or post any of the following content anywhere on the site, or on any other University of Hawai‘i computing resources:

  • Content that defames or threatens others
  • Harassing statements or content that violates federal or state law
  • Content that discusses illegal activities with the intent to commit them
  • Content that infringes another’s intellectual property, including, but not limited to, copyrights, trademarks or trade secrets
  • Material that contains obscene (i.e. pornographic) language or images
  • Advertising or any form of commercial solicitation
  • Content that is otherwise unlawful

Although the University of Hawai‘i does not routinely screen or monitor content posted by users to the site, the University of Hawai‘i reserves the right to remove content which violates the above rules of which it becomes aware, but is under no obligation to do so.

Finally, you agree that you will not access or attempt to access any other user’s account, or misrepresent or attempt to misrepresent your identity while using the sites.

Website Disclaimer

This website provides specific information about the Curriculum Research & Development Group (CRDG), an organized research unit in the College of Education at the University of Hawai‘i. The website content does not always reflect the most recent project actions, policies and/or programs.

Although this site shares various official research project of the University of Hawai‘i, some advisory board members represent different facets of education. Those members are independent of the University and their opinions do not represent the views of the CRDG researchers, CRDG, or the University. Users are responsible for their own content, acts, or omissions.

CRDG and the University of Hawai‘i reserves the right to change or delete, supplement or otherwise amend at any time the information and requirements on this website and related hereto.

Permission to Use Materials

In consideration for your agreement to the terms and conditions contained here, The University of Hawai‘i grants you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use the sites. Users may download material from the sites only for the user’s own personal, non-commercial use. Users may not otherwise copy, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer any material. The burden of determining that use of any information, software or any other content on the site is permissible rests with users.

Web Site Security Notice

For site security purposes and to ensure that this web service remains available to all users, the University of Hawai‘i computer system employs software programs that monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information. Anyone using this system expressly consents to such monitoring and is advised that if such monitoring reveals evidence of possible abuse or criminal activity, such evidence may be provided to appropriate law enforcement officials.

Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on the University of Hawai‘i servers are strictly prohibited and may be punishable by law, including under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act of 1996.

Links to Other Websites

This website may contain links to other websites on servers other than (henceforth “external sites”). The University is not necessarily responsible for content on external websites nor does such linking constitute an official endorsement or approval of linked external sites and their content and availability.

Although we hope our visitors find these links useful, the University of Hawai‘i makes no representations whatsoever about any of the organizations or the websites to which we may link and is not responsible for the content, any use of same, or consequences arising there from.

Due diligence was exercised to follow official linking policies and inform external sites of use of web-based media for CRDG purposes. Emails were sent, and phone calls were placed to each external site specifically recommended by a CRDG research team. External sites recommended or linked by registered users are not individually vetted by any CRDG research team.


The use of trade, firm, or corporation names on this website is for the information and convenience of the reader. Such use does not constitute an official endorsement or approval by the University of Hawaiʻi or any product or service to the exclusion of others which may be suitable.


Except as specifically stated in this Website Disclaimer, or elsewhere on this website, or as otherwise required by applicable law, neither University of Hawaiʻi nor its employees, content providers, affiliates or other representatives will be liable for damages of any kind (including, without limitation, lost profits, direct, indirect, compensatory, consequential, exemplary, special, incidental, or punitive damages) arising out of your use of, your inability to use, or the performance of this website or the content whether or not we have been advised of the possibility of such damages.