Summer Curriculum at Kealakehe and Konawaena Elementary Schools

KONA, HAWAI`I (April 11, 2022) – Registration is now open for a Summer Enrichment program being offered at Konawaena and Kealakehe elementary schools by the La`i`ōpua 2020 Enrichment Program.

This free program starts June 6, 2022, and runs through July 15, 2022, Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (excepting June 10 and July 4). The Kealakehe program will accept students in grades kindergarten through 7th grade; at Konawaena elementary the program is available to kindergarten through 5th grade students. Keiki can be from any school, homeschooled, or visiting relatives for the summer.

The creative, interactive curriculum focuses on three main areas – English language literacy, STEAM, and Hawaiian language and culture. The ALOHA code of conduct is observed and small class sizes, one teacher to 10 students, create opportunities for individual attention.

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La`i`ōpua 2020 is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide social, recreational, vocational, economic, educational, and cultural opportunities and infrastructure to the communities of the Kealakehe ahupua`a. It is a place for pilina (building and supporting one another through relationships) and pu`uhonua (a place of comfort, peace, and safety). For more information about La`i`ōpua 2020, visit its website,, or call 808.327.1221.

Program Funding Information The La`i`ōpua 2020 Enrichment Program is 100% funded from May 2021 through April 2024 by the Native Hawaiian Education Program (NHEP) of the U.S. Department of Education as part of an award totaling $2,627,355.  The program’s contents are those of its authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by NHEP, the U.S. Department of Education, or the U.S. government. For more information, please visit