Kalāhū 2015

‘Āina Based Community Research Across Curriculum


A panel of your peers and administrators have selected you to attend Kalāhū 2015. Named after the land where our college lives, Kalāhū is a 5-day seminar that will support you in integrating ‘āina based content and community research into your course curriculum.

  • Explore ways to integrate ‘āina based content into your course curriculum to promote learning that is rooted in Hawai‘i and Native Hawaiian values.
  • Engage with community organizations to understand community needs.
  • Introduce you to indigenous research and teaching models.
  • Acquire ‘āina based research resources for you and your haumana.
  • Offer you a generous stipend for your participation and contribution.

  • Develop an ‘āina based community research assignment.
  • Implement your assignment in the following fall semester.
  • Showcase student achievement at poster session celebration.
  • Mentor the next generation of Kalāhū faculty.

Long-term Goals

  • Develop a community learners.
  • Establish ‘āina based research across the curriculum.
  • Foster interdisciplinary collaborations in areas such as health, business, culinary, social work, literacy, and public education.

Monday, May 18th, 9am to Friday, May 22nd, 3pm

KCC Manele Building

RSVPs are enabled for this event.

Themes for the Week

May 18 - Contextualized Curriculum
May 19 - High Impact Practices
May 20 - Research Models
May 21- Community Partners
May 22 - Hō‘ike

For more information

Kelli Goya kgoya@hawaii.edu