Announcing our New Pedagogical Director for SY 2019–20!
We are pleased to announce that Greg Learned has accepted the position of Pedagogical Director of Kona Pacific Public Charter School for 2019–20.
Greg will be providing leadership and support to all aspects of the school community, with specific focus on the teaching staff and academic program.
A lifelong learner and multi-skilled educator, Greg received his Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from the University of San Diego, and went on to earn his Waldorf Teaching Certificate in 1999. With more than sixteen years of Waldorf teaching experience, he also brings a deep and diverse range of skills in the arts, from fine art and sculpture to woodwork and construction.
Greg has a distinguished record as a Waldorf educator in South Kona, and was one of the founding teachers of Kona Pacific Public Charter School. His years of dedication to Waldorf education in Kona have included building, and teaching out of, temporary classrooms as we developed our current campus, service on the governing board and countless committees, and, of course, envisioning and manifesting one of our signature events, the annual Halloween Journey, which he led for more than a decade and which has brought in well over $100,000 in fundraising income over the years to support Kona Pacific’s educational programs.
His strengths as a Waldorf educator include a commitment to academic rigor and the ability to inspire students and teachers to reach their highest potential. In his past tenure at Kona Pacific, he demonstrated an exceptional ability to successful weave together the fundamentals of Waldorf education with Hawaiian cultural knowledge.
“I am thrilled to return to Kona Pacific and begin a new phase of life in leadership,” says Greg. “I believe in this school and ‘ohana, and look forward to getting past challenging times and moving into a beautiful future for the students, families and dedicated servants of the community. Our school is a treasure to be nurtured and preserved for generations to come. Let’s joyfully bring our school into its best possible self and become a model of perseverance and growth.”
Please join us in welcoming Greg back to Kona Pacific and into his new leadership role!
Enrollment Paperwork Due!
Aloha KPPCS families,
We hope you are having a wonderful summer full of rest and rejuvenation. As our first day of school quickly approaches, it is very important to get your enrollment paperwork in. With the enrollment paperwork due date already past us, new and returning students are required to stop by our front office and complete these forms as soon as possible if you have not already done so. Please note that our school office summer hours are 9 am – 2 pm, Monday – Friday. We hope you enjoy your last couple weeks of summer break and we are looking forward to seeing you soon!
8:00 am – 12:30 pm daily
First through Eighth Grade:
8:00 am – 2:45 pm (M,T,TH,F)
8:00 am – 1:30 pm (W)
The pu blows at 7:55, at which time the children line up for morning protocol. Morning supervision in the recess area begins at 7:30 a.m.
P.O. Box 115
Kealakekua, HI 96750