Nīnau (FAQ)

Q: Why is this change happening?

A: Distance Learning is now a part of a new group within the Kamehameha Schools educational system. This transition will focus on the exploration of digital innovations and allow us to broaden and diversify the reach of blended and online learning.

Q: When is the change taking place?

A: A‘o Makua & Aʻo Kumu Programs: The change will take place beginning July 1, 2016.  

Q: Who do I contact if I have any questions?

A: Ke ʻoluʻolu (Please) email ksdl@ksbe.edu if you have any nīnau (questions).

Q:  What's going to happen to Aʻo Makua?

A:  As we make this transition, our A‘o Makua program will focus on exploring innovative blended and online learning strategies.  If you would like to be informed about our upcoming innovative opportunities, ke ʻoluʻolu sign up on our new mailing list.

Q:  Will I still have access to my non-facilitated A‘o Makua courses?

A: ʻAe (Yes), your non-facilitated A‘o Makua courses will still be accessible until June 30, 2017.  We encourage you to continue accessing the online course materials and learn at your own pace.

Q:  What if I have a technical problem, can I still email you?

A: ʻAe (Yes), ke ʻoluʻolu email us at ksdl@ksbe.edu.

Q:  Can I copy the images, pages or videos to my computer to use later?

A: ʻAʻole (No), Aʻo Makua online curricula are copyrighted materials.
However, you can bookmark links to external online resources referenced in the courses.

Q:  Where can I participate in Hawaiian culture and language classes in the future?

A: Here are a few online Hawaiian language and culture courses you might want to explore:
Basic Hawaiian
‘Ōlelo Online
Niuolahiki Online Hawaiian Language Courses

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