Kula Mauli Ola (Hawaiian Medium Laboratory Schools)
Coordinator: Kauanoe Kamanā , Ph.D.
Office: Ke Kula O Nāwahīokalaniʻōpuʻu & Haleʻōlelo [without a room 3]
Tel: (808) 982-4260 or (808) 932-7360
Nā Kula Mauli Ola are the consortia of Preschool through Grade 12 (P-12) laboratory sites. Legislation establishing Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language provided for laboratory school programs that specifically included Ke Kula ʻO Nāwahīokalaniʻōpuʻu and other sites as appropriate. All laboratory programs reflect Ke Kumu Honua Mauli Ola Hawaiʻi, the Hawaiian educational philosophy that asserts Hawaiian cultural identity as the basis of education and participation in contemporary life. Hawaiian is the medium of instruction and communication among students, staff, and administration at the laboratory schools, which focus on college preparation, environmental and health studies, sustainable agriculture, and teacher training.