Papakolea Positive Parent Ohana – Parenting Support Classes

PAPAKŌLEA’S POSITIVE PARENT ‘OHANA – Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

DOOR PRIZES, INCENTIVES, REFRESHMENTS, AND FUN

It’s time to change the game and get the tools you need to help your keiki be successful as they go through life’s challenges. Todays challenges range homework, bullying, peers, to safety when using the internet and social media. Sometimes we all need a helping hand and may not know where to get it. If you are a parent struggling with the everyday responsibilities of parenting from bedtime to dating. Come to the Papakōlea Positive Parent ‘Ohana Sessions held at the Papakōlea Community Center by Alex Michel. Alex Michel has been offering the Change the Game Parenting Sessions at Lincoln School and Stevenson. Now, we are bringing him to community so that our families can speak frankly and share in a comfortable setting. For more information call 520-8997.

Week 1— 09/28/16
HELPING YOUR CHILD SUCCEED IN SCHOOL

Week 2 – 10/12/16
CHANGES: PRODUCTIVE WAYS OF DISCIPLINING CHILDREN

Week 3 -10/26/16
HOW TO COMMUNICATE IN A HEALTHY WAY WITH CHILDREN AND TEENAGERS TODAY

Week 4 – 11/09/16
ENOUGH! BREAKING BROKEN FAMILY PATTERNS WE DO NOT WANT TO SEE IN OUR CHILDREN

Week 5 – 11/23/16
POSITIVE ATTRACTION: HOW TO HELP YOUR CHILDREN MOVE TOWARD POSITIVE INFLUENCES

Week 6 – 12/07/16
FREE AND CLEAN: HOW TO HELP KEEP CHILDREN AWAY FROM SUBSTANCE ABUSE

Alex Michel, Educator, Crisis coordinator , Alex Michel is a nationally recognized educator who has over 20 years of teaching experience at the middle and high school level, as well as working in crisis support for families and their children. He was a crisis coordinator for the Los Angeles Unified School District for seven years where he helped many families work with their children to greater success academically and emotionally. He also worked with Kamehameha School’s Kapalama Campus from 2011-2015 to redesign the approach of the Student Support Center to holistically care for students in ways that increased their life skills in addition to their academic performance. For the past four years he has led his “Changing the Game” parenting class for both Lincoln Elementary and Stevenson Intermediate where parents have been supported and equipped to help their children gain greater success academically and socially. Many in our Papakōlea community know him as “Kahu” as he is the pastor of New Hope Town that has been meeting at Stevenson the last five years. He has worked in community to provide support to the Kula and PCDC, as well as sponsoring and supportingmany of the ‘ohana activities that take place at our park. He has been married to his wife Jennifer for 22 years, and their four children have all attended the schools of our community.



KUKALAHALE LEARNING PROJECT – AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM—K—12 – 2:30p – 6:00 p.m. Mon-Thurs

Kula no na Po’e Hawaii After School Program will return to the Papakolea Community Center on September 12, 2016. Program hours will be from 2:30p—6:00 p.m. Monday—Thursday. Homework assistance will be available and tutoring for students struggling with Reading and Math. Leading this program is Asst. Program Coordinator, Leif Mokuahi, joining the program team are staff from the PCDC’s Summer Program, and ‘Iolani Ulii, Kamualii Titcomb. Registration required. For more information call 520-8997.



Kula no na Po’e Hawaii – R. L Stevenson Miracle Program

Middle School Miracles



Community of Papakolea enters Float in 100th Anniversary Kamehameha Day Parade

The community of Papakolea joined together to enter the 100th Anniversary Kamehameha Day Parade. Under the visionary leadership of Faith Kalemau, Cappy Solatorio, Lilia Kapunia, Kalehau Kamauu, Lionel Wright, and Peter Terry, the commmunity created an amazing float to represent this Hawaiian Homestead sharingPapakolea Community Float the cultural practices of hula, lei making, ku’i kalo, and net throwing. The float musicians’ were Papakolea’s own Sam Kaina,and Mahiehie with Daniel Nihipali, Gabriel Kapili Littlejohn and two of Uncle George Holokai’s haumana were featured dancers. Papakolea’s kupuna, makua, and kekei were on the float and walking proudly along side the Papakolea Community Association banner. The legacy of float making for Papakolea lives on. A big MAHALO goes out to all who participated with labors of love, flower, greenery and food donations. IMUA Papakolea.



Papakolea Board and Stone Returns August 2016

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Funded by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and the Atherton Foundation


Spring Community Bulletin

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KULA NO NA PO`E HAWAII SPRING COMMUNITY BULLETIN 2016 – SEE HOW BUSY WE’VE BEEN



Papakolea Paina – May 21st – 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Papakolea Park – Parking at Pauoa Elementary – Shuttle Service

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COMMUNITY GARDEN DAY – 2ND AND 4TH SATURDAY 2016

KULA NO NA PO’E HAWAII PROVIDE A SERVICE LEARNING PROJECT ON THE 2ND AND FOURTH SATURDAYS OF THE MONTH THROUGH MAY 2015 WITH NURSING STUDENTS FROM CHAMINADE UNIVERSITY AND COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS AT THE COMMUNITY/SCHOOL GARDEN LOCATED BETWEEN R.L. STEVENSON MIDDLE AND ABRAHAM LINCOLN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS FROM 7:00A – 11:00A – FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CALL 520-8997IMAG0450[1] IMAG0668[1]



Cultural Practitioner Award Presented to Lomilomi Practitioners

Jerry and Henry Honors

Original Na Lomilomi O Papakolea Practitioners Jerry Allan Iokia and Henry Howard Foster IV were presented were awards for their dedicated service to the community of Papakolea at the Nou Ke Ola event held at the Papakolea Community Center.



Nou Ke Ola – Kula-PCDC-South Central Foundation – Pre Nuka Conference

Na Lomilomi O Papakolea and Native Alaskan practitioner

Na Lomilomi O Papakolea and Native Alaskan practitioner