Tuesday, December 11 2018 12:19 AM

Kahuawaiola Indigenous Teacher Education Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikolani College of Hawaiian Language

Program Website | Main Website

Contact: Makalapua Alencastre, Ed.D. | Director | Phone: 808-932-7411 | Fax: 808-932-7214 | Email: kaawa@hawaii.edu

Location: 200 West Kawili Street Hilo, HI 96720


Preparation Program Level License Fields and Grade Levels
Licensure Only
  • Elementary Education (K-6)
  • Hawaiian Language Immersion (P-3, P-12, K-6, 6-12) *
  • Kaiaʻōlelo-Kaiapuni Hawaiʻi (P-3, P-12, K-6, 6-12)
  • Hawaiian Knowledge (P-3, P-12, K-6, 6-12)
  • Hawaiian Language (6-12) #
  • Hawaiian Studies (6-12) #
* After July 1, 2022, the initial license field of Hawaiian Language Immersion will no longer be issued. The license field has been renamed to Kaiaʻōlelo-Kaiapuni Hawaiʻi.
# After July 1, 2022, initial licensure in the separate fields of Hawaiian Language and Hawaiian Studies will no longer be issued. Instead, these two fields will be issued as a blend of Hawaiian Language and Hawaiian Studies with the license field name Hawaiian Knowledge.