Na 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

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

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

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Na Pua No'eau centers 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 Manoa

University of Hawai'i Maui College

Kaua'i Community College

Moloka'i Education Center

Lana'i High & Elementary School

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Na Pua No'eau 2017 - 2018

Programs and Special Events listed below:

Available in alternate format upon request for persons with disabilities. Call (808) 974-7678 for assistance.


NPN 2018 Fall Scholarship: NPN is offering four $500 scholarships for Fall 2018 semester to support Na Pua No‘eau students who are enrolled part-time or full-time pursuing a degree in any field at any University of Hawai‘i’s campuses. Funds can be used to assist students with all costs associated with attendance, including tuition, books, and fees.

• Fall 2018 Scholarship Application are now closed - Deadline has expired!

Check with the Na Pua No'eau site coordinator on your island for other announcements and program information.


2017 - 2018 STUDENT REGISTRATION: Participants should complete and return a Student Registration Form to the Na Pua No'eau office on your island. 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 online or at all Na Pua No'eau office.

2017-18 Student Registration Form fillable (.pdf)2017-18 Student Registration Form printable(.pdf)

or Download the 2017-18 Student Registration Form.doc (Microsft Word format).


SUPER ENRICHMENT PROGRAMS: are educational enrichment experience for Native Hawaiian students and their family. Our events 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. These one to three day enrichment events are offered, varying per island site.

Check with the Na Pua No'eau site coordinator on your island for announcements and program information.


SUMMER PROGRAMS: • Oahu - University of Hawaii at Manoa - Summer STEM Program (Na Mamo a Kalakaua) application is now closed. - Deadline has expired! Mahalo nui

Check with the Na Pua No'eau site coordinator on your island for announcements and program information.


Temporary Closures of Na Pua No'eau Outreach Sites on Molokai, Lanai and West Hawaii

We have temporary closed the Na Pua No'eau offices on Molokai, Lanai, and West Hawaii. Personnel still volunteer and support community events at these sites. Some programs will be run in partnerships and collaboration with other organizations and agencies. Contact Kinohi Gomes (808-956-9410) for any concerns and information.

Please check with the site coordinators from your island to see what may be locally offered. Please continue to complete the 2017-18 student registration (downloadable above) to update your contact information and if/when circumstances changes we will contact you with any announcements or updates.



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 University of Hawai'i
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