• Ho'ona auao/McLaughlin

Activities and Development Resources

Activities / Developments – Education and Scholarship Committee

1. Census – Participated in the dissemination of 2020 Census information. Discussed the 10-year apportionment impact per State and possible future distribution of Federal funds. Shared and circulated the Workshop “Aloha Rising” Vote 2020, a four-part, live series of civic engagement through history and mele. on Facebook, hosted by OHA. Timeline deadline moved up one month

2. COVID 19 – Resources FEMA OFFICIAL GOVERNMENT COVID-19 RESOURCES https://www.fema.gov/

3. Lili`uokalani Trust COVID-19 Resources, The LT Kōkua Line ends August 27, 2020,

( 808) 466 8102 https://onipaa.org/

4. Kamehameha Schools Updates – Resources, https://www.ksbe.edu/malama_ola/coronavirus_updates/parent_resource

5. ‘Ōiwi TV, Zoom, YouTube, Facebook – Some of the venues that assisted in informing, educating, and entertaining us during this Pandemic.

6. Workshops & Seminars – Shared the link or invitation to na lāhui. All in-person events and activities suspended, many hosted live via Zoom, YouTube, or Facebook.

Programs and Scholarships SY/2019 – SY 2020 - 2021

Kamehameha Schools - Active Programs, see links below

K-12 Campus Program – Open Application Date – August 15, 2020 – September 30, 2020

(Need-based scholarship, enrolling in a non-KS private school statewide.)

Application open date, August 15, 2020 – September 30. 2020


KS College Scholarships- Application window: August 15, 2020 – September 30, 2020

Pauahi Foundation Scholarships – Application window: December 21, 2020 – January 29, 2021

Merit – and need-based scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students, funded by private donors

Pauahi Keiki Scholars – Application window: August 15, 2020 – December 1, 2020

Need-based scholarships for children attending approved, non-KS preschools.

Kamehameha Preschools – Application window: November 1, 2020 – January 31, 2021

29 preschools located statewide offering classes for 3- and 4-year-old.

Early College Scholarship Application window October 1, 2020 – January 15, 2021

College Internships - Kāpili ‘Oihana Internship Program –

Spring 2021 application window – October 1, 2020 – October 31, 2020

Imi Na’auao Scholarship - Graduate degree – Application window; October 1, 2020 – January 15, 2021

Ho’ona’ auao - Culture Scholarships

Kamehameha Schools

**NOTE: Due to COVID-19, Kamehameha Schools has made the difficult decision to cancel all 2020 in-person and community education summer programs. For our kula, Hālau Kupukupu Innovation and Ua Ao Academies will not be offered this summer.

For additional Scholarship, Education, and Program information please check out our website @ mcahcc.com.

Highlights and Outreach

Education - Graduation 2020 (see attached photo)

Not even a Covid-19 Pandemic can dim the bright “lights” of San Diego.

AKHSD Hawaiian Civic Club of San Diego and the Hui o Hawaii o San Diego joined forces to celebrate twelve San Diego beacons of light, our future leaders, June 2020

Na Opio Program – ‘Ahahui Kiwila Hawai’i o San Diego and Hui O Hawaii San Diego’s Na Opio Programs working together.

Lei and Oli Workshop, September 12, 2020 @ 2:00 P.M., No. end De Anza Cove, Mission Bay, San Diego. Ages 12 – 25 years of age. Contact Paialani.Lene@gmail.com

Watch List

Resolutions Passed (Ho’ona’auao) AOHCC Convention 2019


#2019-37 Urging the State of Hawai’i and its Department of Education to:

1) Develop a Hawaiian Language and Hawaiian Cultural Sensitivity and Familiarity Program for All Employees of the Department of Education through its Office of Hawaiian Education to include the members of the Board of Education by 2023.

2) Establish a Hawaiian Language Graduation Exit Requirement for all students in Hawai’i’s Public Schools by 2030;

3) Strengthen the Hawaiian History Requirement to include Pre-1959 History to be taught from an Indigenous Hawaiian Perspective by 2030. Nā Hono A’ o Pi’ilani (Maui Council)

#2019-39 Urging the Hawai’i State Legislature to appropriate funds to financially maintain and expand Pre-Kindergarten throughout Hawai’i in all Public Schools to allow access to all children of Hawai’i, especially Native Hawaiians, in both official language pathways.

1) All discussions put on hold until further notice, March 16, 2020




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