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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Pili ʻOhana

10/5 - 10/30

A‘o Makua

In ka papa Pili ‘Ohana (the Pili ‘Ohana course) we will revisit some of the concepts taught in E Ola Ka ‘Ohana and build on them by taking a closer look at family relationships and interactions amongst family members.

E Ola Ka ʻOhana

10/5 – 10/30

A‘o Makua

At the core of Hawaiian being is the family. In the first Papa ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i or Hawaiian Language course vocabulary and sentence patterns will focus around the concept of ‘Ohana.

Kuʻu Wahi Noho

11/2 – 11/27

A‘o Makua

The Ku‘u Wahi Noho papa ‘ōlelo Hawai‘i or Hawaiian language course focuses on the area you live.


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