Hina Wong-Kalu

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.

Understanding The Use Of Popolo, Haole And Mahu "Kumu Hina" (2014)

Understanding The Use Of Popolo, Haole And Mahu

When applying Hawaiian terminology, the native perspective should not only be considered but also applied.

Hawaii Schools Model Respect, Inclusion For Transgender Students The Kumu Hina Project

Hawaii Schools Model Respect, Inclusion For Transgender Students

Hawaii’s embrace of transgender students is a legacy of both the state’s progressive political traditions and its Polynesian roots.

Hawaii Schools Need A Transgender Policy Now Via Vimeo

Hawaii Schools Need A Transgender Policy Now

A growing number of stories in which transgender students face discrimination at the hands of Hawaii public school officials underscores the need for fair and consistent treatment district-wide.