Spoken Language in Polynesia

Spoken Language in Polynesia - Teach English after Hawaiian...

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Hawaiian language only in lands of HI Most Hawaiians cannot speak Hawaiian language Language (193-1987) not allowed in schools because US government 1987-could teach Hawaiian in schools before English Hawaiian immersion programs at schools Good to start early 2 months-know name and age 4 months-fluent 3-5 years old (Punana Leo) Hula, writing, and speaking are taught Kupuna visit schools to interact and read to children
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Unformatted text preview: Teach English after Hawaiian is fully understood (GREAT) 100 children on waiting list to get into Punana Leo need more teachers and people to create teaching material Language wont die if there are teachers to teach Hawaiian language to children Children absorb what they learn Niihuas used to teach children...
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