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INPEACE, as part of the Community Learning Exchange, is teaming up with Hawai‘inuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and Kamehameha Schools’ Ka Pua Initiative in presenting the Mākua Series, monthly workshops through May, 2013. These community-based learning experiences are for learners of all ages and are presented in the
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Opportunity Knocks for Makaha Family

There was a knock on a Mākaha family’s door one day. Community recruiters Saydee Pojas and Lita Westbrook from INPEACE’s Hōʻala program were calling, spreading the word about the many valuable resources that were available to families with children zero through five years. Leo Poti and his girlfriend Michelle Szadkowski have a 4-year-old son named
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Kapolei, Hawaiʻi (December 13, 2012) — The Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture (INPEACE) is pleased to announce it has been awarded a $200,000 Roadmaps to Health community grant by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF). The grant will support an initiative titled Hawai‘i Community and Schools Partnership Innovation by integrating community resources such
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Your child has no preschool experience and now it’s time for kindergarten … what do you do? INPEACE, the Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture, is offering a three-week summer kindergarten transition program aimed at preparing keiki for kindergarten. The program is free and it benefits not just your child, but the whole family,
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A Fresh Start

Kūkuluao and Ka Lama Education Academy (KKLEA), an INPEACE (Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture) program, recently provided adults with a valuable opportunity to sharpen their basic math and English skills through a free refresher course held at the Kūkuluao classroom at the INPEACE offices in Wai‘anae. Nearly 40 people participated and though each
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How to Plant your Tongue of Fire

This plant grows easily in a home garden, and the white bean with purple streaks is an excellent source of protein. These plants grow quickly and can be harvested in two months. You’ll see a sprout in eight to 10 days and mature plants are ready for harvesting when they’re between one and two feet
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Soy Bean – From Seed to Table

Planting, Caring for, Harvesting and Consuming Your Soy Beans Soy beans are healthy, high in protein and in fiber. The soy bean comes from a plant that grows easily and quickly in the garden or a pot. The mature plant is two-to-three feet tall and it will flower before the bean appears. The beans are
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One of a Kind Hawaiian Language Program Launches

INPEACE Develops “Basic Hawaiian” Pilot for a New Generation of Learners Kapolei, Hawai‘i — The Institute for Native Pacific Education & Culture (INPEACE) is proud to announce a $775,661.00 (3-year) grant to create a Web-based pilot project to transition Native Hawaiians from knowing hundreds of words, phrases, songs and chants to being able to converse
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Lā Wahi Hānai

In Hawai’i and especially on the Wai’anae Coast we show respect for the ‘āina. Please join us. Why not make it a family affair? Bring the ʻohana from 8 to 10:30 a.m. every third Saturday of each month. We’ll begin with malama ‘āina (clean-up) and then move on to wā a‘o (educational time). Come prepared:
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Get a Jump on Success

Sign Up Early for Keiki Steps There’s so much for you and your child to explore – together! Sign up for Keiki Steps, a program by INPEACE, which prepares you and your keiki for kindergarten. It’s a FREE parent-participation program designed to get your keiki ready for school and life. Pre-registration is going on now.
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