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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E Ola ka ‘Ohana

A‘o Makua

This Hawaiian language course teaches vocabulary and sentence patterns focused around the concept of ‘Ohana.

Pili ‘Ohana

A‘o Makua

In this 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.

Ola Nā Iwi

A‘o Makua

This course introduces the mo‘olelo of creation by focusing on the Kumulipo (Hawaiian creation belief) and the Story of Hāloa.