NHEA Convention


Join us for the 21st Annual Native Hawaiian Education Association Convention on Thursday, March 19th and Friday, March 20th at Windward Community College.

Registration will open at 8:30AM on Thursday, March 19th at Hale ‘Ākoakoa on the Windward Community College campus. See the campus map for locations and parking options.

Thursday, March 19th
8:30AM – 4:00PM

On Day I we will honor three Educators of the Year for 2020. The honorees will participate in a panel presentation, sharing about their experiences as Native Hawaiian educators.

Convention participants will spend the afternoon engaging in Hana No‘eau workshops focusing on Hawaiian games, crafts, and more.

Friday, March 20th
8:30AM – 4:00PM

Day II will begin with a keynote speaker followed by workshop presentations from various Native Hawaiian scholars and organizations. The 21st NHEA Convention will close with a keynote speaker and hō‘ike.


Registration Fee:

$600 General
$100 Students (High School or College)/Kūpuna (Ages 60 or older)

21st NHEA Convention Schedule

Thursday, March 19, 2020

8:30 AM     Registration & Continental Breakfast
9:30 AM     Welina
10:00 AM   Panel Presentation by Educators of the Year
11:00 AM   Educator of the Year Ceremony
11:30 AM   Lunch
1:00 PM     Hana No‘eau I
2:00 PM     Hana No‘eau II
3:00 PM     Hana No‘eau III
4:00 PM     Pau Day 1

Friday, March 20, 2020

8:30 AM       Continental Breakfast
9:00 AM       Keynote
10:15 AM     Workshop I
11:30 AM     Workshop II
12:30 PM     Lunch
1:45 PM       Workshop III
3:00 PM       Hō‘ike
4:00 PM       Pau