May 2010

Innovation Academies Charter Schools Offer Students New Ways of Learning

Students of Halau Ku Mana start each day with Hawaiian chants.
Photo: David Croxford

 While other students around the state begin their day reciting the Pledge of Allegiance or listening to announcements in traditional classrooms with four walls, the 85 students at Halau Ku Mana charter school chant in Hawaiian under a tree-shaded tent in upper Makiki.