Native Hawaiian Education

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Program Office: Elementary and Secondary Education/ Office of Academic Improvement

CFDA Number: 84.362A
Program Type: Discretionary/Competitive Grants
Also Known As: Native Hawaiian Education Program, Education for Native Hawaiians


The purpose of this program is to develop innovative education programs to assist Native Hawaiians and to supplement and expand programs and authorities in the area of education.


Authorized activities include, among others: early education and care programs; family-based education centers; beginning reading and literacy programs; activities to address the needs of gifted and talented Native Hawaiian students; special education programs; professional development for educators; and activities to enable Native Hawaiian students to enter and complete postsecondary education programs.

Last Modified: 11/30/2015