Hawaiian values

THEME: A Sense of Place: Sustainable Living Is Rooted in a Deep Knowledge of Place and Self
STRAND: Values

Key Concepts

Apply the principles and practices of aloha ‘āina, mālama ‘āina, kuleana, lōkahi, etc. in the garden on a regular basis.

Appraise the impact of practicing these values regularly on self, garden, and community.


Use the language and values of aloha ‘āina, malama ‘āina, kuleana, lōkahi, etc. to inform daily garden practices and activities.


Research in Hawaiian Planters, and ‘Ōlelo No’Eau

Describe how the kapu system affected resource distribution and populations (plant, animal, and human) over time.

Cite evidence about the kapu system as a source of resource management.