ERIC Number: ED249316
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Mar-22
Reference Count: N/A
Education Needs of Native Hawaiian Children. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Education, Arts and Humanities of the Committee on Labor and Human Resources, United States Senate, Ninety-Eighth Congress, Second Session on Review of Specific, Immediate, and Long-Term Educational Needs of Native Hawaiian Children, March 22, 1984.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
This is the transcript of Senate hearings chaired by Senator Robert Stafford of Vermont to consider the educational needs and problems of native Hawaiian children. Individuals whose statements are included are Representatives Daniel K. Akaka and Cecil Heftel, congressmen from Hawaii; Senator Spark Matsunaga from Hawaii; Francis M. Hatanaka, acting superintendent in the Hawaii State Department of Education; Haroldeen Wakida, president of the Hawaii State Teachers Association; Gard Kealoha, a trustee of the Office of Hawaiian Affairs; Manuel J. Justiz, Director of the National Institute of Education; Robert R. Rath, Executive Director of the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory; and Myron B. Thompson, a trustee of Kamehameha schools. The prepared statement (with attachments) of Mr. Thompson makes up the bulk of this document. The statement, a report from the Native Hawaiian Education Assessment Project, explores three areas; (1) the educational and special health, social, and psychological needs of native Hawaiians; (2) effectiveness of Federal programs in addressing these needs; and (3) measures that should be taken to improve existing programs and address unmet needs. The responses of Mr. Thompson, Mr. Hatanaka, and Mr. Kealoha to specific questions asked by Senators Matsunaga and Stafford are also recorded in the transcript. (GC)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Labor and Human Resources.
Identifiers - Location: Hawaii