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Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching

Teaching Medal Award Winner

Samuel Kaleikoa Kaeo, headshot

Samuel Kaleikoa Ka‘eo
Maui

Samuel Kaleikoa Ka‘eo is an associate professor of Hawaiian Studies, Department of Humanities, at theUH Maui College

Ka‘eo is a proud graduate of Baldwin High School on Maui and the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa.

Prior to returning to his hometown, Ka‘eo was a lecturer in Hawaiian language at UH Manoa, a teacher at the Hawaiian Language Immersion Program at King Kekaulike High School and the culture and education program manager for the Kaho‘olawe Island Reserve Commission.

Ka‘eo was born and raised on Maui. He and his family reside in Waiohuli.

The Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching is awarded by the Board of Regents as tribute to faculty members who exhibit an extraordinary level of subject mastery and scholarship, teaching effectiveness and creativity and personal values that benefit students. The board also awards the Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Research.

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2012

Tod Aeby, headshot
Tod Aeby
Manoa
Linda Furuto, headshot
Linda Furuto
West O‘ahu
Floyd McCoy, headshot
Floyd McCoy
Windward
Veronica Ogata, headshot
Veronica Ogata
Kapi‘olani
Kay Ono, headshot
Kay Ono
Leeward
Kathryn Sims, headshot
Kathryn Sims
Hawai‘i
John Zuern, headshot
John Zuern
Manoa