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Nā Pua No‘eau

In the Hawaiian Language “Nā Pua" (the flower) refers to the children of Hawai‘i. "No‘eau" refers to the talents offered by the children as they blossom towards self-discovery.

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About Nā Pua No‘eau

Nā Pua No‘eau provides a continuum of program activities and strategies that facilitate a pathway into higher education. The center also provides access to Hawaiian education opportunities for Native Hawaiian students of all ages. Students’ educational programs and activities are connected to career possibilities while strengthening their connection to their Hawaiian culture.

Over the years, Nā Pua No‘eau has been a leader in Hawaiian education - creating an education system that strengthens the academic ability and potential for Native Hawaiian students through research based foundation. Nā Pua No‘eau integrates an instructional model that is congruent with the history, culture and perspective of the Hawaiian people. Nā Pua No‘eau is a pioneer in chafing the paradigm to assure that the success of students and families are strengthened by their connection to culture, family and community.

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Nā Pua No‘eau is a program of the University of Hawai‘i and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution. In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, annual campus crime statistics for the University of Hawai‘i may be viewed on campus websites, or a paper copy may be obtained upon request from the respective UH Campus Security or Administrative Services Office.