E Ho’omau!

E Ho’omau! (to persevere; to learn from the past, and perpetuate the good), is a series of visually rich and engaging supplemental programs that integrate animated versions of classic Hawaiian stories with accompanying graphic novels and science-focused text-sets, designed to foster literacy, science, and culture.

  • Why Māui Snared the Sun
    Related science literacy text-sets: Our Earth, the Sun, and the Stars Cycles in our Solar System, and Forces in our Universe
  • Menehune and the Birds
    Related science literacy text-sets: Adaptations in Hawai’i’s Rainforest Interdependence in Hawai’i’s Rainforest, and The Flow of Energy in Hawai’i’s Rainforest
  • Pele Searches for a Home
    Related science literacy text-sets: Earthquakes!, Volcanoes!, and and Waves!

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Contact products@prel.org to order the whole set on 2 DVDs or individual pieces.

Whole sets (1 video, 1 graphic novel, 3 text-sets): $20.00

Individual books or videos: $10.00 each

Customized teacher professional development is also available to help you tailor the curriculum to your school’s needs. If you are interested, contact us at products@prel.org for pricing and scheduling.

The contents of E Ho’omau were developed by Pacific Resources for Education and Learning (PREL) under a grant (Grant #S362A090068) from the U.S. Department of Education. Information presented in this site does not necessarily represent the policies of the Department of Education, and does not imply endorsement by the Federal Government.

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