"Na Hopena Aâo"
N_ Hopena AÃo (ÃH_Ã) is a framework of outcomes that reflects the Department of EducationÃs core values and beliefs in action throughout the public educational system of Hawaii. The Department of Education works together as a system that includes everyone in the broader community to develop the competencies that strengthen a sense of belonging, responsibility, excellence, aloha, total-well-being and Hawaii (ÃBREATHÃ) in ourselves, students and others. With a foundation in Hawaiian values, language, culture and history, H_ reflects the uniqueness of Hawaii and is meaningful in all places of learning. H_ supports a holistic learning process with universal appeal and application to guide learners and leaders in the entire school community.