Regents’ Medal for Excellence in Teaching
Teaching Medal Award Winner
Samuel Kaleikoa Kaeo
Samuel Kaleikoa Kaeo is an associate professor of Hawaiian Studies, Department of Humanities, at theUH Maui College
Kaeo is a proud graduate of Baldwin High School on Maui and the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Prior to returning to his hometown, Kaeo 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 Kahoolawe Island Reserve Commission.
Kaeo 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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