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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Important announcements below.

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


2016 SUMMER PROGRAMS

At this time we have not scheduled the residential Summer Institute programs or Ke Ola Mau progrm for UH-Hilo or UH-Mänoa. A non-residential summer program may be offered at selected Na Pua No'eau sites in partnerships and collaboration with other agencies and departments. Check with the Nä Pua No‘eau site/coordinator on your island for announcements and program information. Please continue to complete the 2015-16 student registration (downloadable below) to update your contact information and if/when circumstances changes we will contact you with any announcements.


2016 ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS

These one to three day events are educational enrichment experiences for Native Hawaiian students and their family vary per island. These programs include Hawaiian culture and language, art, science, mele and hula and physical education. Event will include fun filled activities and exciting learning experiences about the history, physical features, culture, and human treasures of Hawai‘i. Due to a shortfall of funding, Na Pua No'eau can only offer a limited number of enrichment events this year. Please check with island coordinators on Maui and Kauai for upcoming events. There are no enrichments events currently scheduled for spring break and can only offer a limited number of events across the state. Please continue to complete the 2015-16 student registration (downloadable below) to update your contact information and if/when circumstances changes, we will contact you with any announcements.

Temporary Closures of some Nä Pua No'eau Sites

We have temporary closed our Na Pua No'eau offices on Molokai, and Lanai. (click on island for more information) Our West Hawaii office is temporaryly operating out of the UH-Hilo office. These coordinators and personnel are still and supporting their community in partnerships and collaboration with other organizations, agencies and UH departments. Nš Pua Noeau is currently working on restoring an East Hawaii and Oahu Coordinators to resume operations and schedule events on these sites. Contact the Director of Operations, Kinohi Gomes (808-956-9410) for any questions or information.

 


2016 STUDENT REGISTRATION

Participants are required to register annually to update mailing address, contact information and emergency and 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.

2015-16 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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Every Child a Promise by Robie Kahakalau
 
 © Nä Pua No'eau 2000
 University of Hawai'i at Hilo
npn@hawaii.edu