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64-1043 Hiiaka Street
Kamuela, HI 96743

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(808) 890-8144
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Best known for
"Place-based Hawaiian Culture Education"

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Transportation
    None, Accessible via public transportation
  • Facilities
    Computer lab
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    None, Photography
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20 reviews

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Submitted by a community member · February 19, 2015
KANU is a native designed and controlled K-12 Hawaiian focus public charter school, located in the ranching community of Waimea on the island of Hawai'i. KANU combines the best of 21st century educational paradigms with the strength of native... more

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Submitted by a community member · September 06, 2012
As far as education is concerned Kanu just doesn't have what it takes. They fail to teach their students in an effective manner which is clearly visible in their test scores, which are comparable to those of the failing public schools in Hawaii.... more

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Submitted by a community member · December 01, 2010
I like Kanu. It's different from most schools. You get to be outside and malama the 'aina. the best project is waipi'o. its really fun. the drawback is the schedule. It's really confusing and the teachers dont tell you what is happening. ... more

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Submitted by a parent · September 30, 2009
For the Kumu. I have never met a more dedicated group of teachers and administration than the ones at Kanu. They love my child for who he IS rather than dislike him for what he DOES. :) Thank you, thank you, thank you, from the bottom of my heart!

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Last modified: February 19, 2015
Last modified Kanu O Ka Aina - New Century Public Charter School is a Charter school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 4 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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