(Answer, you celebrated places of Hawaiʻi)
After completing this session, you will be able to:
- define stewardship from a Native Hawaiian perspective
- define place-based teaching strategies and their value in classroom instruction;
- make connections among the local environment, history, and Native Hawaiian culture; and
- design a classroom activity using place-based strategies.
Diamond Head's original Hawaiian place name is Le’ahi, meaning "brow (lea) of the yellowfin tuna (ahi)." In the 1800's, British seaman mistook its sparkling calcite crystals for diamonds and called it Diamond Head.
From Nā ʻōlelo noʻeau, Hawaiian Proverbs & Poetical sayings by Mary Kawena Pukui