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ʻĀina-Based Learning Assessment Framework

Moʻolelo Videos

Moʻolelo Refigured: Developing a New Hawaiian History Textbook, ʻUmi Perkins at TEDxManoa (15:07)

Hawaiian Word of the Day - Moʻolelo with Lāiana Kanoa-Wong (0:49)

Nā Moʻolelo Lecture Series: Following in Kapiʻolani's Footsteps - Colette Higgins (53:44)

Kapaemahu [08:30]


Moʻolelo (Literature) are the oral histories, traditions, and stories of Native Hawaiians that have been passed down through the generations. Today, moʻolelo also include written histories. By connecting ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi and Moʻolelo, we learn the deeper, more meaningful histories of place, and allow for greater connection to ʻāina.

Place Names of Hawaii.
The Polynesian Family System in Kaʻu, Hawaiʻi.
Handbook of Polynesian Mythology
Living Teacher Education in Hawaiʻi, Critical Perspectives.


This project was supported by a U.S. D.O.E. Title III Native Hawaiian Serving Grant.