Early education and Kindergarten readiness are KEY to your keikiʻs success!

Kanu o ka 'Āina New Century Public Charter School


Kanu o ka ‘Āina New Century Public Charter School is a Hawaiian-focused, bi-lingual public charter school serving 260 students in grades K-12, which started up in 2000 in Waimea on Hawaiʻi Island. Our motto “Kūlia I Ka Nuʻu” signifies our efforts to provide a quality choice in education, as well as our ongoing focus on growth and excellence at all levels, a standard set by Hawaiʻi’s native forefathers.

News & Announcements

BIG MAHALO from Parks & Rec Waimea!

BIG MAHALO from Parks & Rec Waimea! WAIMEA (October 7, 2014) - With Warmest Aloha from Parks & Rec Waimea!
Hawaii Community College FAST PATH
WAIMEA (September 25, 2014) - Come discover our new online certification programs at Hawaii Community College!
Fall Break Dance Camp!

Fall Break Dance Camp! WAIMEA (September 23, 2014) - KALO and Sasha Knowles Dance are happy to announce our first annual Fall Dance Camp! Open to the general public for students in our Waimea community from Kindergarten to 5th grade.
iCAN Training...FREE!!! Here at Kanu o ka ʻĀina
WAIMEA (September 16, 2014) - iCAN Training is a FAST-TRACK career and workforce training certification program designed to help you improve your reading, writing and math skills. Explore your career options... and itʻs FREE!
Na Kalai Waʻa Moku o Keawe presents: Na Kilo Aina, Kawaihae Camp
KAWAIHAE (September 16, 2014) - Looking for some fun and excitement for your keiki and the whole 'ohana during D.O.E.s Fall Break (October 6-10)? Check out this very very cool opportunity for our youth to learn more about, and strengthen their relationship to our ocean.
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Upcoming Events

Kanu Festival of Lights
Date: 12/18/2014
Hip-Hop Dance and Cheer
Date: 12/18/2014, 3 PM 5:45 PM
Location: Hālau Hoʻolako - ʻOluʻolu
Tahitian Drumming - Beginners Class 2
Date: 12/18/2014, 3:15 PM 4:15 PM
Location: Halau Hoʻolako - Room TBD
iCAN Workshop
Date: 12/18/2014, 5:30 PM 8:30 PM
Location: Halau Hoʻolako: TBA
Tahitian Drumming - Advanced
Date: 12/19/2014, 12 PM 1 PM
Location: Halau Hoʻolako