Hoʻoulu Kumu, Hoʻoulu Lāhui

E kākoʻo ana i nā kumu a me nā haumāna o Hawaiʻi nei

Consent and Assent Information for Junior and Senior High School Students

Hoʻoulu Kumu Hoʻoulu Lāhui

A research project of Kanaeokana’s Hawaiian Culture Based Recruitment and Retention Committee.

Support for this project has been provided by Kamehameha Schools Research and Innovation Division.

Consent and Assent information for junior and senior high school students to participate in this survey.

Aloha parents and students.

Hoʻoulu Kumu Hoʻoulu Lāhui is a study designed to better understand how to recruit and prepare new generations of Hawaiian culture-based (HCB) educators and increase the total number of Native Hawaiians entering the teacher workforce.

This is a humble request for your consent to allow your minor child’s participation in this important study to collect thoughts and experiences affecting career choices. 

You have until April 15th 2022 to access the survey from any device connected to the internet at https://www.hooulukumu.net/survey/

Voluntary Participation: Participation in this project is voluntary. You may choose to freely participate or not. In addition, at any point during the survey, you can withdraw your permission without any penalty by stopping out of responding. All responses are anonymous, your identity will not be disclosed.

As a parent of a high school student,

  • Please read and understand the information about your child’s participation in this research project and consent to their participation.
  • On the first survey question, please indicate your understanding that your child is volunteering to participate and is free to change their mind and withdraw their consent at any time by stopping their responses.

As a high school student,

  • You are being requested to complete a short online survey. You will be asked to respond by rating factors that may be influential in becoming an educator. Please use your free time to complete the survey (not school time).

If you have any questions about this project, please contact Dr. Makalapua Alencastre at < kaawa@hawaii.edu > or Dr. Walter Kahumoku at < wk@hawaii.edu >. If you have any questions about your rights as a research participant in this study, you can contact the Human Studies Program, by phone at (808) 956-5007 or by e-mail at < uhirb@hawaii.edu >.