WAHI KUPUNA INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

Paeʻāina  -  Kamehameha Schools

The Wahi Kupuna Internship Program (WKIP) is an educational and leadership training program that has been funded by KS and run by Nohopapa and its partner organization, Huliauapaʻa since 2010. The internship is for undergraduate students in the fields of Anthropology, Archaeology, Hawaiian Studies, Geography, History, & related fields. The program targets Native Hawaiian & kamaʻāina students to increase their representation in Hawaiʻi’s Cultural Resource Management field by providing them cultural mentoring, professional networking, educational development, & applied field experiences. The program aims to develop & support the next generation of cultural resource managers in Hawaii by offering a learning environment that bridges the worldviews of Hawaiian culture & Western science and by encouraging the interns to appreciate and utilize their cultural values, beliefs, and practices while conducting archaeological & ʻāina based research.

2013 WKIP
Final Report
2014 WKIP
Final Report
2015 WKIP Final Report
2016 WKIP Final Report
2017 WKIP Final Report
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