Developed as a Teacher’s Resource Guide to engage students in geographical thinking about the Pacific Islands by drawing on their own cultural resources and home-island locations. At the same time, these exercises often require comparative consideration of “Western” versus indigenous views. These resources are currently aimed at the 4th grade to 8th grade level, but can be used with other age groups. They have even been used at the university level. Each presentation is set up as a virtual voyage/journey of discovery with eight chapters: Arrival, A Native Place, The Sea, The Land, Footprints, Visitors, Memories, Onwards.
Among the places in Hawai’i that have their stories told at the site are the following: