Kamehameha Publishing - Priorities for publication
Mahalo nui for helping to guide Kamehameha Publishing's focuses, priorities, and potential requests for resources with your answers to these questions.

Note: Please consider the term "kula Hawai'i curriculum materials" to mean (unless more specifically defined below) materials meant for haumāna that originate from a kuana ʻike Hawai'i, that richly and generously use ʻōlelo Hawai'i, and that seek to directly or indirectly nurture a sense of aloha ʻāina in haumāna while integrating other types of learning in the publication.

What is the name of your institutional/organizational affiliation?
Your answer
Please indicate your current role in your organization?
Please describe the students that your kula/hui addresses. (Select all that apply.)
In the area of kula Hawai'i curriculum materials, what priority order would you suggest to Kamehameha Publishing for these age levels? (Please choose one age level per priority. For example, only one age group should be identified as Priority 1.)
Priority 1
Priority 2
Priority 3
Priority 4
Priority 5
Preschool
Early elementary
Upper elementary
Middle school
High school
In the area of kula Hawai'i curriculum materials, what priority order would you suggest to Kamehameha Publishing for these subject areas (which we recognize do overlap)? (Please choose one subject area per priority. For example, only one subject area should be identified as Priority 1.)
Priority 1
Priority 2
Priority 3
Language Arts
Social Studies
Science
In the area of kula Hawai'i curriculum materials, what priority order would you suggest to Kamehameha Publishing for these types of materials? (Please choose one type of material per priority. For example, only one type of material should be identified as Priority 1.)
Priority 1
Priority 2
Priority 3
English language materials that richly use 'ōlelo Hawai'i
ʻŌlelo Hawai'i materials
Bilingual materials that include the full text in both languages
How often would you and/or your haumāna use publications meant for general audiences (~high school or older) that focus on the items below? (Options may be used multiple times.)
Frequently
Regularly
Seldom
Rarely
Never
Recovery/dissemination of 'ike kūpuna (newly published materials deriving from oral traditions, archival sources, reprints of such publications now out of print)
Contemporary, culturally-grounded voices (current issues, advocacy perspectives, lāhui empowerment, etc.)
Fictional works that embody a high degree of Hawaiian cultural integrity and that hold relevance to our contemporary lāhui context.
How important are publications meant for general audiences (~high school or older) that focus on the items below? (Each option may be used multiple times.)
Essential for the well-being of our lāhui
Strengthens our lāhui
A "nice to have" for our lāhui
Recovery/dissemination of 'ike kūpuna (newly published materials deriving from oral traditions, archival sources, reprints of such publications now out of print)
Contemporary, culturally-grounded voices (current issues, advocacy perspectives, lāhui empowerment, etc.)
Fictional works that embody a high degree of Hawaiian cultural integrity and that hold relevance to our contemporary lāhui context
Please indicate the severity of obstacles you face in having the resources you need to support your ʻāina, ʻōlelo, and culture-based work in Hawaiian education? (Options may be used multiple times.)
Extreme challenge
Significant barrier
Limiting factor
Not an obstacle
Budget/funding
Logistics/process to acquire
Lack of availability of resources for the developmental level of haumāna
Lack of availability of resources related to the topical or subject area needed for haumāna
Lack of awareness of available resources
Lack of technology/infrastructure
Lack of professional development/supports around resources
How important is it for thriving kula Hawai'i that Kamehameha Publishing serves a role of publishing high quality student works?
How important are high quality ʻāina, ʻōlelo, and culture-based teaching resources to your work as a kula Hawai'i educator (or as a hui involved in supporting Hawaiian educators and kula)?
Imagining an ideal kula Hawai'i physical and digital library/resource center, how much more of that waihona currently still needs to be filled?
Where do you typically get your resources from (Select all that apply)
Please indicate your interest in using (for yourself or haumāna) various forms of media for ʻāina, ʻōlelo, and culture-based resource materials? (Options can be used multiple times.)
Highly interested
Somewhat interested
Neutral
Somewhat disinterested
Disinterested
Print/book publications
e-Books for readers/mobile devices
Posters/materials for classroom display
Online/web-based material (including video)
Apps and video games for various devices
Board games, puzzles, and other tactile (non-digital) game media
How do you typically hear about new ʻāina, ʻōlelo, and culture-based resource materials? (Check all that apply)
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