Ka Ho`okua `Āina - A holistic focus on both place, space, and energy.
- A foundation in Hawaiʻi's environment and ecology; a recognition of and commitment to the relationships that exist between the natural and social phenomena in our environment.
- A learning environment imbued with social and cultural contexts that draws on awareness and alignment with the natural settings, and personal experiences that encompass Hawai'i.
Ka Pilina `Āina - A participatory consciousness of the cyclical, interdependent relationship between all things.
Ka Ho'oulu `Āina - Accountability to the reciprocal relationships that exist within both the social and natural environments.