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Kua O Ka Lā NCPCS

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Vision:  Kua O Ka Lā (KOKL) has adopted the concept of Ke Ala Pono -

The Right Path - to describe our goal of nurturing and developing our youth.  We believe that every individual has a unique potential and that it is our responsibility to help our students learn to work together within the local community to create a future that is pono - right.

Mission:  To provide Ka Pae 'Āina o Hawaii with the knowledge and skills, through Hawaiian values and place-based educational opportunities, that prepare receptive, responsive, and self-sustaining individuals that live "ke ala pono" (positive pilina 'āina, pilina kanaka, and pilina 'uhane).

Purpose:  KOKL offers a specialized program which provides students with core curriculum, content area and electives in-keeping with State of Hawaii requirements, combined with Native Hawaiian values, culture, and place-based approach to education.  From the early morning wehena (ceremonial school opening), Kua O Ka La students are encouraged to walk Ke Ala Pono - the right and balanced path.