Applications open for the 2017 Teacher Education Program. Form available under 'admissions' and 'how to apply'. For more information contact Joe Fraser at



Kaho‘iwai is a nationally accredited post-secondary teacher education program aimed at developing individuals into qualified educators of Hawaiian children. Focused on cultural values and an integrated approach to learning that includes rich clinical experiences, residential place-based learning opportunities and online coursework, graduates are prepared for teaching opportunities in various settings and are qualified to apply for licensure in the State of Hawai’i.

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Four New Teacher Education Program Scheduled

Kaho`iwai is seeking Native Hawaiian and other applicants for four new teacher education cohorts starting 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. The program focuses on secondary English, Math, Science, Social Studies, and Hawaiian Studies. Successful applicants will be provided with scholarship for the programs. Applicants require an undergraduate degree from an accredited institution and a desire to work in Hawaiian Focused Charter Schools. If you are interested please complete the online form by clicking on the link under admissions tab (how to apply) or contact for further information.

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Upcoming Events

AAP Committee Meeting
Date: 3/1/2017, 10 PM 11 PM
Faculty Committee Meeting
Date: 3/15/2017, 9 AM 10 AM
Hui Ohä and Cohort 4 residential
Date: 4/8/2017
Hui Ohä and cohort 4 residential
Date: 4/9/2017