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Hau‘oli Akaka

Hau‘oli Akaka

Jonah "Hau‘oli" Akaka is currently a Hawaiian Culture Specialist for the Kamehameha Schools Ho‘okahua Cultural Vibrancy Division. As program manager at Kamehameha Schools, he managed and coordinated Hawaiian cultural enrichment education programs for Hawaiian children. He has also worked for the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and spent time as an educator at Kailua High School where he taught Hawaiian language, Hawaiian history, mele and hula.

Prior to being an educator, Akaka was broadcast announcer of Hawaiian music and "Ka Leo Hawai‘i" Hawaiian language talk show co-host and radio personality on Hawaii radio station KCCN AM 1420.

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