The He ʻŌlelo Ola, Hilo Field Study is an opportunity to experience firsthand the

efforts being made to revitalize the Hawaiian language using Hawaiian as the

medium of formal education from the infant toddler level all the way to college



Visits will be conducted to the Hilo ʻAha Pūnana Leo program, the

Nāwahīokalaniʻōpuʻu kindergarten - high school Hawaiian medium program and

the Ka Haka ʻUla O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language degree programs

up to a PhD and Hawaiian immersion teacher licensing program Kahuawaiola.

The theme for the He ʻŌlelo Ola Hilo Field Study is, ʻO Ka ʻŌlelo Ke Kaʻā O Ka

Mauli, Language Binds Us To Our Cultural Identity.


Registration for the He ʻŌlelo Ola, Hilo Field Study is separate from the ICLDC registration.

Further details and registration can be found via this website.