Learn Hawaiian
language, traditions, and
values in the comfort of
your own home at your
own pace!

Aloha kākou and welcome to the Kamehameha Schools Distance Learning web site!

Whether you are new to online learning or are a savvy digital citizen, our programs are easy to access and take. We offer quality online classes in Hawaiian language, culture and history to a variety of audiences.

KSDL also offers a wealth of stand-alone resources, such as tutorials and virtual huaka‘i (field trips)—and you don’t even have to be registered for our classes to access and use these materials.

In addition, we offer technical and class support, for your quick reference.

At KSDL, we strive to provide quality education.

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Ku‘u One Hānau

8/10 – 8/28

A‘o Makua

This course will focus on this special relationship by presenting nā mo‘olelo (stories) of traditional places in Hawai‘i nei, poetry and mele praising various one hānau.

Ka Naʻi Aupuni

9/7 – 9/25

A‘o Makua

This course focuses on the life of Kamehameha I, the first ruler of all Hawai‘i

Mālama ʻĀina

9/7 – 9/25

A‘o Makua

He ali‘i ka ‘āina, he kauwā ke kanaka. The land is a chief; the man is its servant. This course will focus on sustainability of our resources. The course explores traditional ways Hawaiians lived to allow for preservation.


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