Ke Kaulike He Ha’awina Kīwila
Lesson #1: Layers of Culture
Understanding culture and the various layers or groupings that can describe this concept may help students discover how each and every one of them, with their individual and diverse home cultures, impact where we live. Especially important is for students to know the strengths, beauty, and gifts of the indigenous people of Hawai‘i, appreciating all that Hawaiian culture has to offer.
The traditional historical concept of the ahupua‘a (traditional native Hawaiian land division stretching from the high mountain watershed downward to the shoreline and out to the deep sea beyond the reef) provided not only a philosophical basis for managing and sustaining…show more content… LA.11.5.1 Develop ideas and details in writing to address a specific purpose and audience
Social Studies, MHH
Cultural Anthropology Standard 6: Cultural Anthropology: SYSTEMS, DYNAMICS, AND INQUIRY-Understand culture as a system of beliefs, knowledge, and practices shared by a group and understand how cultural systems change over time
Standard 2: Develop an understanding of culture as it affects individuals and groups SS.SOC.2.2 Describe how cultural diversity occurs and the impact on a host culture
NATIVE HAWAIIAN GUIDELINES
‘Ike Mauli Lāhui (Cultural Identity Pathway) - We envision generations who walk into the future with confidence in their cultural identity and a commitment of service to akua, ‘āina, and each other: Perpetuating Native Hawaiian cultural identity through practices that strengthen knowledge of language, culture and genealogical connections to akua, ‘āina and kanaka.
‘Ike Pilina (Relationship Pathway) - We envision generations that have respectful, responsible, and strong relationships in service to akua, āina, and each other: Nurturing