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End-Of-Year Survey

Aloha e nā mākua o Hālau Kū Māna - What a busy few weeks we have had!  With the end of the school year approaching, it is that time of the year again where we seek your manaʻo on things that we are doing well and on areas where we can improve.  Your honest manaʻo...


PLEASE COMPLETE - BUS STOP SURVEY With the help of the ʻaha mākua, TheBus is considering our request to add a bus stop closer to our campus in light of the ongoing safety concerns for our students.   We need demonstrate that ridership, primarily our students,...

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Papa Kū Māna


I maika‘i ke kalo i ka ‘ōhā.
"The goodness of the taro is judged by the young plant it produces."

The keiki who are fortunate enough to attend Hālau Kū Māna and graduate become part of something much greater than themselves. We are proud of the small part we play in creating agents of change for Hawai'iʻs future, and custodians of mai nā kūpuna mai.

We canʻt do this alone. Charter schools start the year with a fraction of the per-student funding that a traditional DOE institution does. There are a number of ways we compensate for this shortfall, but the single most important source of funding is you.

Click here to read Po'o Kumuʻs letter on this topic. More than ever we need the help of parents, neighbors, partners, and those who believe in this model.

You can donate using the button below or by viewing Poʻo Kumuʻs message.