Archive for November, 2010

Long Story Short – Kū Kahakalau – Drawing from Hawaiian Traditions to Promote Hands-on Learning

Founder of one of the first public Hawaiian Charter Schools on Hawaii Island, educator Kū Kahakalau draws from ancient Hawaiian traditions to promote sustainability and hands-on learning at her school, Kanu O Ka ‘Aina.

Leslie Wilcox talks with Kū Kahakalau about how growing up with two cultures, German and Hawaiian, has helped shape her approach to life and work. Kū Kahakalau also discusses the challenges of finding funding for the school and the criticism she has faced concerning curriculum.

Long Story Short with Leslie Wilcox is a production of PBS Hawaii.

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Long Story Short – Danny Kaleikini – Ambassador of Aloha – Part 2

He is officially Hawaii’s Ambassador of Aloha, but life for Danny Kaleikini wasn’t always a glamorous world. He has dealt with disappointment, grief, and rejection, but his heart and his spirit have always helped him through the difficult times. Get to know Hawaii’s own Kaneala, when Leslie Wilcox sits down with Danny Kaleikini for this second part of their conversation on Long Story Short.

Long Story Short with Leslie Wilcox is a production of PBS Hawaii.

 

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