Mauiakama Hawaiian Language Field School
Kū ā Kukui Professional Development Program
Kū ā Kukui A professional development program to mentor students doing research in Hawaiian knowledge Growing Hawaiian leaders. Strengthening Hawaiian research. Empowering the lāhui. For the Spring and Summer 2019 terms, NHSS is implementing a new pilot program…
The Kekaulike Internship program is an opportunity for undergraduate Kanaka Maoli Students at UH Mānoa and UH Maui College to participate in a program that supports individual student academic and professional success while also support in the strengthening of partnerships between the University of Hawaii and the greater Hawaiʻi Community.
Kekaulike Ea Hawaiʻi Field School
The Kekaulike Project is a collaborative initative between Native Hawaiian Student Services (NHSS) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa as well as the University of Hawaiʻi at Maui College. This will be the second annual field school for the project, focusing on interrogating and exploring the term and concepts related to “ea Hawaiʻi.” This program helps address several goals of the Kekaulike project, including expanding culture-based and place-based for-credit and co-curricular experiential learning opportunities for Native Hawaiian students at UH Maui and UH Mānoa, in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi as well as ʻike/lāhui Hawaiʻi content and pedagogy, through field schools on Maui, Lānaʻi, Molokaʻi and Kahoʻolawe (Maui County).
Hawaiian Youths Abroad Program
“But just as I have said, there is but one alternative left us for saving our country, and that to have Hawaiian youths educated abroad.” – Joseph Nawahī, April 1891 Between 1880 and 1892, during King David Kalākaua’s reign, 18…
ʻŌiwi Undergraduate Research Fellowship Program
The NHSS ʻŌiwi Undergraduate Research Fellowship provides paid research opportunities for Native Hawaiian undergraduates at UH Mānoa from all disciplines and majors. Developing student scholars is critical to Native Hawaiian Student Services’ mission to prepare students to build upon the…