Nä Pua No'eau

Center for Gifted and Talented Native Hawaiian Children

was established at the University of Hawai'i at Hilo in 1989 for the purpose of increasing educational enrichment opportunities for Hawaiian children in grades Kindergarten - 12th. Outreach centers were later established on the islands of Maui, Kaua'i, O'ahu and Moloka'i, Lana'i and the West side of the Island of Hawai‘i to expand activities throughout the State of Hawai'i.

Select a Nä Pua No'eau center by clicking on an educational institution listed at left.

For more information about Nä Pua No'eau click here.

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 Nä Pua No‘eau center's are located at the:

University of Hawai‘i at Hilo (Main Office)

University of Hawai‘i (West Hawai‘i Center)

University of Hawai‘i at Mänoa

University of Hawai‘i Maui College

Kaua‘i Community College

Moloka‘i Education Center

Läna‘i High & Elementary School

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Programs and Special Events listed below:

Contact Nä Pua No‘eau Office on your island for additional information.

Nä Pua No‘eau 2015 - 2016 Student Registration

Participants are required to register annually to update mailing address, contact information and emergency & medical data. A completed registration form will put you on our mailing list to receive anouncements of upcoming events mailed directly to you. Registration forms are available at all Nä Pua No'eau offices or can be download by clicking on the link below. Participants should complete and return a registration form to the Nä Pua No'eau office on your island. Contact your islands coordinator for a list of upcoming events and information.

2015-15 Student registration form (.pdf) can also be downloaded here. Adobe reader image

2015-16 Student fillable registration form (.pdf) can also be downloaded here. Adobe reader image

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Super Enrichment Programs

These one to three day events vary per island. It’s an educational enrichment experience for Native Hawaiian students and their family. Our classes will include Hawaiian culture and language, art, science, mele and hula and physical education. We will have fun filled activities and exciting learning experiences about the history, physical features, culture, and human treasures.

Check with the Nä Pua No‘eau site/coordinator on your island for applications and program information.

Mahalo to the Office of Hawaiian Affairs for funding Nä Pua No‘eau programs.


Every Child a Promise by Robie Kahakalau
 © Nä Pua No'eau 2000
 University of Hawai'i at Hilo