Hawaiian higher education and career training program launches new culture-based courses : Maui Now

Kenneth Palmer

EA Ecoversity is launching a few new series of interactive and enjoyment, bi-lingual EA E-Learning classes setting up in January 2023 – no prior Hawaiian language experience necessary. 

All EA E-Learning programs are asynchronous, this means you can study whenever, anyplace there is WiFi and at your have rate. 

EA stands for Education with Aloha given that all learners are immersed in an environment of aloha. Extremely interactive and game-like, courses need about four hours per 7 days around a six 7 days period of time.  Nonetheless, all programs will be available in the course of 2023, so learners can go back and assessment what they have realized. 

Nāʻaiakalani Colburn is a indigenous Hawaiian entrepreneur and local community educator, lifted in Kona, but now residing in Waimea on Hawaiʻi Island. As former internet site coordinator of Pūnana Leo o Kona and an avid Hawaiian language advocate, all of her five youngsters use Hawaiian as their main language of communication. Given that 2021, when Nāʻai initial joined Kū-A-Kanaka LLC, she has been an intricate element of the Kū-A-Kanaka EA E-Finding out Crew, helping to style and design, carry out and consider pleasurable, highly interactive programs that blend Hawaiian language and tradition with the latest in academic technology.
  • Aloha & Mahalo, the to start with course of the Nā Waiwai – Hawaiian Values Collection opens on Jan. 16, 2023. This series introduces 10 foundational Hawaiian values that assist learners are living a joyful, balanced and meaningful life.
  • Hoʻomākaukau Kalo, the to start with study course of the Hoʻomākaukau ʻAi – Hawaiian Foods Preparing Series opens on Jan. 23, 2023.  This arms-on course permits you to get ready delicious, balanced Hawaiian recipes in the convenience of your house, when being immersed in Hawaiian language.
  • Papa & Wākea, the to start with program of the Moʻolelo Kahiko – Ancient Stories Series opens on Jan. 30, 2023. This class characteristics conventional tales about Hawaiian akua (gods), their kinolau (bodyforms), their moʻokūʻauhau (genealogy) and additional, applying a bi-lingual structure.   

Introductory value for EA E-Discovering programs is $100 per course. Scholarships are obtainable for these not in a position to pay for tuition.  Programs will be readily available free of charge of cost for EA Ecoversity pupils.  

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Started in 2020 by Kū-A-Kanaka, a native Hawaiian social company headquartered in Hilo, EA Ecoversity delivers absolutely free tradition-centered submit-secondary training and profession coaching for indigenous Hawaiians ages 15-30 who want to perpetuate Hawaiian language, tradition and traditions and add to island sustainability as they achieve their optimum opportunity.

“Education with Aloha, or EA is a exploration-dependent way of training that has empowered tens of 1000’s of Hawaiian youth in excess of the past two a long time,” according to a program announcement.

EA Ecoversity is aspect of the global Ecoversities Alliance dedicated to radically re-imagining greater education to cultivate human and ecological flourishing and remodel the unsustainable and unjust financial, political and social devices/mindsets that dominate the earth. Like other ecoversities, EA Ecoversity reclaims the historic know-how, wisdoms and imaginations of ancestors to design new techniques to better instruction, dependent on the premise that historical is present day.  

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For additional information about EA E-Studying Classes, EA Ecoversity, or Kū-A-Kanaka call Naʻaiakalani Colburn at [email protected]

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