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Kamehameha program celebrates 50 years of sharing Hawaiian culture with kids

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    One of the earliest groups of students of the Kamehameha Schools Summer Explorations program visits ʻIolani Palace in 1969.

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    Kamehameha Schools, 1969

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    Kamehameha Schools, 1969

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    A visit to Bishop Museum planetarium in 1969.

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    Students attending Kamehameha Schools Summer Explorations program in 1969 visit the Bishop Museum.

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    One of the most memorable moments for the over 60,000 children who have attended the Kamehameha Schools Summer Explorations program is making their ipu, a musical instrument, out of a gourd.

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    Much of the focus of the Explorations program is aina-based Hawaiian cultural learning.

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    Students of the Kamehameha Schools Summer Explorations program learn to paddle a canoe, a lesson that has been part of the program for decades.

Somewhere in your house, you may still have the ipu. Somewhere in your head, you can still recall the songs. Ei nei, look at us! Read more

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