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Kumu Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu is a Native Hawaiian teacher, cultural practitioner and community leader and recipient of the 2016 National Education Association Ellison S. Onizuka Memorial Award for her impact on education and the achievement of equal opportunity for Asians and Pacific Islanders. She is the subject of the award-winning 2014 documentary, Kumu Hina.
Hawaii’s embrace of transgender students is a legacy of both the state’s progressive political traditions and its Polynesian roots.