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From Student to Educator to Community Leader

Keiki Steps leader and Kamehameha Schools alumna, Lisa Huihui Pakele, is proudly featured in the Kauwela (Summer) issue of I MUA, her alma mater’s quarterly magazine. Placed right at the top of the cover is a photo of Pakele reading to young keiki. And inside the magazine is a full-page article with beautiful photos under
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The tough economic climate has made most families cut back on educational and enrichment activities for their children, so finding low-cost or no-cost programs for keiki is becoming increasingly important. The Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture (INPEACE) is pleased to announce open registration for Keiki Steps to Kindergarten – a unique, free summer
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Keiki Steps on Hawaiʻi News Now

Parents say their kids are smarter, more sociable and more eager to learn. That’s after going through a new free program called “Keiki Steps.” It’s geared towards native Hawaiians, but anyone can sign up. Parents or grandparents bring their children to three-hour sessions, and stick around to help in the teaching process. There are interesting
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Dr. Kanoe Nāone, Chief Executive Office of INPEACE contributed an opinion-editorial article to the Honolulu Advertiser on Sunday, August 23, 2009 about the importance of preparing our island keiki for kindergarten.  To read the entire article, please click on the link below. Download Full Article
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University of Daegu in Korea Visits INPEACE

A professor and students from the Catholic University of Daegu in Korea came to Hawai’i to tour INPEACE’s programs and outdoor classroom in July. All of the students are part of the social justice program at the University. Every year a student of the program coordinates a visit to another country. The purpose is for
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The Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture (INPEACE) is pleased to announce that its teacher recruitment program, Ka Lama Education Academy (KLEA), received a grant of $40,000 from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs. “Funding from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs will allow us to continue our work in the Waiʻanae community and expand to
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Staff Visit Dallas for Early Childhood Conference

INPEACE’s Kūlia I Ka Pono program sent a handful of staff to the 2008 National Association for Young Children’s Conference in Dallas, Texas this year. Workshops included leadership, management and administration, and program administration/management with an emphasis on early childhood education. INPEACE was also invited to participate in the TIECN (Tribal and Indigenous Early Childhood
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Keiki Steps Teacher Honored

Kamehameha Schools honored Erryn Dinkel at the Kamehameha Day Parade on the Big Island in June for being an outstanding individual in the community. Dinkel is the lead teacher for the Pana’ewa Keiki Steps site. Geoli Ng, Dinkel’s supervisor, said the award is well deserved. “Everything she learns at training or classes she does at
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