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LĀHAINĀ CAMPUS

MAUI

aloha!

Mahalo for stopping by the new online home of our Lāhainā campus. We are grateful for this opportunity to help our community rebuild and to provide a place of learning, companionship, and healing for our ‘ohana.
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STUDENTS
IN GRADES K-8

ADMISSIONS OPEN

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We’ve created guidebooks and videos so you can get a sense of how we do school differently. They include important information on the role of the Learning Coach, the weekly schedules, and the experiential opportunities we provide.

grades K-5
ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
grades 6-8
MIDDLE SCHOOL
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PLACE-BASED LEARNING

pbHTA

LĀHAINĀ MIDDLE SCHOOL • GRADES 6-8

Place-based HTA is at the leading edge of our innovation as students dive deeper into learning out in the field. Students learn their foundational skills in their on-campus and Zoom classes; then they put that into practical application as they work with our community partners. HTA piloted this program on our Waipahu campus in 2020; now we are thrilled to bring it to our Lāhainā middle school. Our students have already been working with the Hawai’i Wildlife Discovery Center, Nāpili Community Gardens, and PBS Hiki Nō.

pbHTA at the Hawai‘i Wildlife Discovery Center

Creating a virtual scavenger hunt for center guests

Filming videos about marine debris, climate change, and humpback whales

Turning trash into an art installation celebrating Lāhainā's iconic banyan tree

Researching Lāhainā's whaling history

Crocheting a plush shark

Building a model ahupua'a jigsaw

#lāhaināstrong

OUR ‘OHANA RECENTLY CELEBRATED THE BLESSING OF OUR CAMPUS AT KAPALUA.
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Filmed by Anica B, HTA Class of 2024

Lāhainā campus news

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Weekly schedules

GRADES K&1
Monday

On campus

Tuesday

Independent work

Wednesday

On campus

Thursday

On campus

Friday

On campus

GRADES 2&3
Monday

On campus

Tuesday

Zoom classes

Field Studies

Independent work

Wednesday

On campus

Thursday

Zoom classes

Field Studies

Independent work

Friday

On campus

GRADES 4&5
Monday

Zoom classes

Field Studies

Independent work

Tuesday

On campus

Wednesday

On campus

Thursday

On campus

Friday

Zoom classes

Field Studies

Independent work

GRADE 6
Monday

Community day

Tuesday

On campus

Wednesday

Independent work

Thursday

On campus

Friday

Independent work

GRADES 7&8
Monday

Community day

Tuesday

Independent work

Wednesday

On campus

Thursday

Independent work

Friday

On campus

Lāhainā staff

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Jenelle Peterson

ELEMENTARY CAMPUS COORDINATOR • jpeterson@myhta.org

I am an educator because this is the greatest, most impactful political act there is as we empower the hearts and minds of young people. After earning my bachelor’s in philosophy at Miami University in Ohio, I began my education career in the highly competitive Teach for America corps before earning my master’s in science in teaching at New School University in New York. I designed mediation and yoga retreats for four years and this path led me to Hawai‘i, and ultimately back to education, and then to HTA in 2013. During my time with HTA, I have taught humanities, served as the Maui campus director, and, most recently, as the Director of Curriculum and Innovative Learning. I live in west Maui; seeing the impact of the wildfires on my own community spurred me to help launch our Lāhainā campus.

Virginia "Ginny" (Ginny) Kamohalii-Dew
Community Coordinator
Jenelle Peterson
Elementary Teacher
Ann (Annie) Franzenburg
Educational Assistant III
Kaitlyn Aure
Grade 4/5 Teacher
Nancy (nancy) Young (young)
Art Support
Ray Mohrman
Middle School Teacher
Hugo Diaz
Math/Science Teacher
Amy Pease
Science Support
Jamie Fair
Substitute Teacher
Ann Kenolio
Paraprofessional Educator (PPE)
Jasmine Kiek
Paraprofessional Educator (PPE)
Interested in working with us?

Navigate to HTA Lāhainā

200 Kapalua Drive

Lāhainā HI 96761

808-676-5444 ext. 8000

info@myhta.org

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