Hoʻoulu Kumu, Hoʻoulu Lāhui

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

Consent Information for College Students and Teachers

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 information for college students and teachers to participate in this survey.

Aloha students and teachers.

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 you to participate in this important study that is collecting thoughts and experiences affecting career choices. As a college student or teacher, 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, and more specifically a HCB teacher. For your information, we are also reaching out to numerous public and private school students and teachers throughout Hawaiʻi’s communities.

You have until April 15th 2022 to access the survey from any device connected to the internet at https://www.hooulukumu.net/survey/. You will provide your consent to participate on the first survey question.

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.

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 >.