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Over 1000 parents & students attended Waipahu Elementary RAP

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Big Island Mayor Billy Kenoi with Beverly Heikes, Big Island Program Coordinator

Presenters: Gino Pascual, Joanne Laird

Ka`ala Elementary
Triplets Ashley, Aloha & Jennifer Ceria


Canines now part of RAP at Keaukaha Elementary, Hilo


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Israel Chavez, Program Specialist with the "RAP UP!"
booklet he designed with Maya Soetoro-Ng and her
"Ladder to the Moon"

Book Swap Table

Kids with fruit donated by Whole Foods Market
on Maui & Oahu

Joanne Laird, RAP Program Director and presenter with
Adult RAP Winner.
Living Local with the Baraquios 
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"Read Aloud America's focus & achievements make it the most successful parent-education program of its kind in the U.S.," says Jim Trelease, one of the leading experts on education and literacy, in a letter all should read dated Nov. 4, 2013. Click here

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Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui reads to the adults at RAP, Pohakea Elementary, Oahu

Founded in 1995 our family literacy program has been growing over the past 20 years to become the largest and most effective in America!


Linapuni School / Oahu / RAP / 9182014
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Tim Shim, presenter on Maui

Former Lt. Governor Duke Aiona at RAP Kualapu'u / Moloka'i

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June 25, 2014
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Richard Wacker, President & CEO,
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