‘A‘a i ka hula, waiho ka hilahila i ka haleWhen one wants to dance the hula, bashfulness should be left at home.
Halau Ku Mana is structured differently than most DOE schools. Rather than a rigid grade system, each class spends the year in that class with a specific project and place focus:
The equivalent of elementary grades five and six.
Grade 5 is “Kihapai”
Grade six is “Ahupua’a”
The Middle School is “Kula Waena.”
Grade 7: Ko Kula Kai
Grade 8: Ke Kula Uka
High School = Kula Ki’ekie
Grade 9: Papa Wa’a
Grade 10: Papa Hana No’eāu
Grades 11&12: Papa Lo’i