Wai‘anae Moku Community Partnerships
Kulia & Ka Lama Education Academy
The Kulia and Ka Lama Education Academy (KKLEA) of the Institute for Native Pacific Education and Culture (INPEACE) assists community residents interested in becoming teachers to obtain the appropriate college certifications and degrees so that they can be teachers on the Wai‘anae Coast. Participants interested in early childhood education are supported in obtaining their Child Development Associates degree and continue their education in the early childhood field. Those interested in teaching in the K-12 system are provided with guidance to obtain their Associate's degree and gain admittance to Hawai‘i state approved teacher education programs. KKLEA bundles social, education, and financial support for its participants including individual college and financial coaching, test support, financial literacy workshops, scholarship opportunities to qualified participants, and social support events. For more information, call (808) 696-5556 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MA’O Organic Farms offers a two-year Youth Leadership Training internship to Wai’anae youth (ages 17 – 24). This internship offers a unique opportunity for students to start their college career by obtaining an Associates of Arts degree from Leeward CC while gaining work and leadership experience. Call (808) 696-5569 for more information.
Wai‘anae Coast High Schools and Hawai‘i P-20
Leeward Community College (CC) Wai‘anae Moku also works in partnership with Wai‘anae Coast high schools and Hawai‘i P-20 to provide early college experience to high school students.