Resources

 http://www.honoluluacademy.org/cmshaa/academy/index.aspx?id=2470- field trip idea for pre-contact Hawaii

http://www.mgf-hawaii.org/PDF/ETI/h&e/visions.pdf -thematic unit on voyaging

http://hawaiialive.org/standards.php?sub=4th+Grade -Standards with lesson plans, ideas, pictures, video, graphics etc

http://pvs.kcc.hawaii.edu/1992nonamamo.html classroom activities and resources from Polynesian Voyaging Society

http://www.pbs.org/wayfinders/polynesian2.html good read for teachers

http://the.honoluluadvertiser.com/article/2006/Mar/10/ln/FP603100356.html good current events article to relate to thematic unit

 http://herbkaneart.com/ beautiful paintings of life in ancient Hawaii

To find these and other materials specifically pertaining to Hawaiian Culture, please visit: www.nativebookshawaii.com

More about Polynesians Introduction and dates to Polynesian Migration

http://www.nakaniohula.com/ this is a website where you can get authentic materials for props, crafts and other Polynesian projects

http://extension.ksbe.edu/content/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=38&Itemid=60  `Ike Pono Hawai`i - Hawaiian Traveling Resource Program

 

Books

The Vision of Mo'ikeha (Ka Moe'uhane O Mo'ikeha) by Nancy Alpert Mower

A Canoe for Uncle Kila (No Kila Ka Wa'a Kaulua) by Stanley Kapepa

The Voyage to Tahiti (Ka Huaka'i i Kahiki) by Nancy Alpert Mower

Hokule'a by Maralyn Blackman

A Curriculum Resource Guide on Polynesian Voyaging by Cecilia Kapua LindoTo Find a Way by Susan Nunes

The Island Below the Stars by James Rumford

Eddie Wen Go: The Story of the Upside-Down Canoe by Marion Lyman-Mersereau and Melissa DeSica

The Story of Hula by Carla Golemberg

The Hawaiians of Old by Betty Dunford

My America: HOPE IN MY HEART: Sofia's Ellis Island Diary, Book One, 1903

Hawaiina Antiquities by David Malo

Evenari, Gail K. Polynesian Voyaging & the Wayfinding Art, A Comprehensive Curriculum of Activities and Information for Teachers and Students. 1995. Sections include:

Mitchell, Donald D. Kilolani. Resource Units in Hawaiian Culture. The Kamehameha Schools Press. 1992.