- personal. Comparative study between Ha‘ena and generic
--"Another site for information is terrific.
This would be used to supplement intro to Hawaiian Studies and Modern
History of Hawaii. Also use to contrast and compare islands
in the Pacific."
--"That the site exists and will expand.
Can be used as a model for Pacific Islands."
--"The information was useful and valuable (useful
for classroom use).
--"Lesson plans are very valuable -- lots of good
ideas. Site is gorgeous -- good place to spend time. Template
for study -- very useful for student projects."
--"Viewing website. Discussion of website
1 chapter. Will use website on a template. Would like
students to create a similar website on a much smaller scale.
Will share information with other colleagues who teaches 7th grade."
--"Valuable. Gives me ideas as to how I can
approach this with kids of any grade. Gives tools to use to
get started. I can use the template ideas right away for my
--"Use of Internet resources for research.
--"Good to see younger and older kid projects.
Great resource - will be able to use information from the site and
hopefully link them and design other research projects into websites."
--"Template of site - Were working on a school
website of our ahupua’a so this was very valuable. Am
excited about the website as there is such a paucity of material on
the Pacific Islands."
--"I like the way the set was presented in chronological
order. You may want to extend the Haena lesson by asking
(interviewing) both students and Kupuna the questions. What
will Ha’ena be like in the future? Haena in 100
--"The technology aspect will help in meeting standards.
Wonderful information on the site. The students can check out
to do comparison to their own school area. Springboard for student
doing research on our town, Haiku. Incredible resource
with links, literature, bibliography, etc. Snapshot picture.
Students could start to look at Pacific Island Natives to research
--"Guide to the site was good and reasoning behind
it. Wow, so much information on one small spot!!"
--"All of it - it fits in nicely with my fourth
grade curriculum. I'd like to have my students do a similar
project for the ahupua‘a they live in currently or one that
they must identify with."
--"Great work done so far; provides a template
for expansion and implementation in the classroom."
--"For my class - a specific site to help broaden
their understanding of cultures. A data base on what to compare
their locals with others."
--"Seeing the template - organizational map.
I can use this with my students. How exciting to be involved
with this project. I cant wait to use this template with Molokai."
--"Very interesting - I learned a lot about how
land was divided. I am excited to see information on the other
--"I will use this with my students. I think
the value of having students take a closer look at their own ahupuaa
will be of interest and value. Will share with Action Research
teams, Department Heads and other teachers. Everything is valuable."
--"I think the site is fantastic! It brings
geography close to home and connects technology to the familiar.
Students sense at ownership to the content should facilitate their
learning about technology and increase their comfort and with the