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State program seeks to support, motivate youth in Waianae

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                                State Sen. Maile Shimabukuro, left, kumu Isaiah Burch, 16-year-old student Remedy Kahaleua and Director of Alternative Learning Kristy Nishimura worked Monday in the loi at the Ka‘ala Cultural Learning Center in Waianae.

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    State Sen. Maile Shimabukuro, left, kumu Isaiah Burch, 16-year-old student Remedy Kahaleua and Director of Alternative Learning Kristy Nishimura worked Monday in the loi at the Ka‘ala Cultural Learning Center in Waianae.

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                                Kristy Nishimura, right, director of the Department of Education’s alternative learning programs, received a stick Monday symbolizing the education and knowledge received at the Ka‘ala Cultural Learning Center in Waianae.

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    Kristy Nishimura, right, director of the Department of Education’s alternative learning programs, received a stick Monday symbolizing the education and knowledge received at the Ka‘ala Cultural Learning Center in Waianae.

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                                Students, educators and guests performed the morning protocol Monday prior to the start of their day at the Papahana ‘o Kaiona Alternative Learning Program at the Ka‘ala Cultural Learning Center in Waianae.

    JAMM AQUINO / JAQUINO@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Students, educators and guests performed the morning protocol Monday prior to the start of their day at the Papahana ‘o Kaiona Alternative Learning Program at the Ka‘ala Cultural Learning Center in Waianae.

For Kuali Moses-Marcellino, school was never fun until he enrolled in the Papahana ‘o Kaiona alternative learning program in Wai­anae. Read more

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