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Samoan Language Programs

PreK -12 and Adults:

University of Hawai’i at Manoa GEAR UP Project
Farrington High School/Honolulu School District

The GEAR UP program offers classes in the Samoan language, taught by Farrington High School in Honolulu and the University of Hawaii Manoa. The program seeks to strengthen students’ knowledge of Samoan and to establish a lifelong tradition of practicing Samoan culture and language. The program is intended for students in grades 9-12 Spanish.

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