Life Skills Lessons and Activities

Lessons and Resources

Aloha Tree

Believe – Be a Gift

By Observing, One Learns

Co-Creating Protocols

Collaborative Video Production

Collecting Community Histories

Common Ground

Community Service

Contributions

Culture Collage – Who We Are

Growing Pono

Halaʻea – A Greedy Chief

Happy Birthday

Human Jan Ken Po

I Am Pono!

I Belong – The 4 Bs

Lau + Lau

Leading the Pack

Lonoikamakahiki – My Totem

My Community Lens

Our Community Collage

Perspectives

Shaping Up

Slam Poetry – I Got Issues

Sticking Together

The Golden Rule

Think Before You Act

Truth, Justice, and the Pono Way

Files

Grades

4-6

4-8

6-8

4-8

6-12

4-12

4-12

6-8

4-6

6-8

4-6

6-12

6-12

4-8

4-8

4-8

6-8

7-12

4-12

6-12

6-12

4-8

7-12

4-12

4-6

6-12

8-12

9-12

Description

Reinforcing daily acts of kindness

Identify & celebrate everyone’s gifts

Developing the ability to focus

Establishing the way “to be”

Communicate a message using video

Capturing Kupuna Wisdom and Community History

Exploring similarities & differences

Learning by serving community

Thinking about the importance of contributions

Creating through collaboration

Using Appreciative Inquiry to cause change

Learning about kuleana and community roles through story

Learn by watching & listening

Having fun with communication

Facts and discussion prompts about bullying

Group connections & how they feel

Learn & compare Hawaiian counting

School mascots & how we relate

Makahiki games & leadership

Capturing community images

Creating through collaboration

Understanding different points of view

Hands on leadership and team building

Hawai‘i Slam Poets personify issues impacting youth

Learning to work together in unity

A universal guide to living pono

Strategies for Kōnane and life

Living the Pono way