November 23, 2016 Network Meeting 2018-01-06T00:15:17+00:00

NOVEMBER 23rd KULA HAWAI‘I NETWORK MEETING – HĀLAWA, O‘AHU

PARTICIPANTS

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Education Leaders
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Kula & Organizations
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Array of supporters (KS)

On November 23, 72 leaders and supporters of ʻōlelo Hawai‘i, Hawaiian culture, and ʻāina based education met to 1) solidify the formation of their kula Hawai‘i network and 2) forward collaborations among their organizations.

*Additional invitees had scheduling conflicts but voiced an interest in joining future meetings.

ACTIVITIES

A highlight of the meeting was the chance to preview three video pieces sharing success stories from Ka ʻUmeke Kāʻeo, Kanuikapono, and Kanu o ka ʻĀina.

Here’s a summary of the day’s activities:

ACTIVITIESOUTCOMES
‘Ike Honua (honoring and connecting to place)
  • Learned about key aspects of Hālawa (link to slides)
  • Honored Hālawa through mele
Agenda overview
  • Shared plans for the day (click here to access PPT slide deck for the meeting)
Hoʻolauna (introductions)
  • Shared “Monday meʻe memes” (Meʻe refers to a heroic person, someone that does, or in this case, says something outstanding, which inspires others)
  • Suggestions were made to have these converted into posters for use by kula and ‘ohana
Review of kula Hawai‘i network progress
Discussion of Kula Hawai‘i Network Focuses draft document
  • Table discussion
  • Whole group discussion
  • Development of a draft mission and vision statement
  • ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i version of the draft mission and vision statement is in development
Discussion of two suggested inoa for the kula Hawai‘i network

  • Iwikuamoʻo
  • Kanaeokana
Work session for projects
  • Self-selecting grouping into project focus areas

NEXT STEPS

Network members and supporters who have been attending meetings are asked to click into this Doodle Poll to indicate their availability for the next meeting on any of these possible dates:

  • Akua, Wed, February 8
  • Lāʻau Kū Kolu, February 14
  • Muku, Fri, February 24

At the February meeting, the groups will review the edited Kanaeokana mission and vision statement and spend most of the time in project groups to gain forward progress toward their identified milestones.