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Over 1000 parents & students attended Waipahu Elementary RAP

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The French got it!

Paper is not dead!

Read Aloud America will be hosting nine RAP programs a year for the next five years at Hana School starting in the summer of 2016.

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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Read the article in the Star Advertiser Op-Ed section: "Early education must start with involved parents - and a good book"
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Volunteers from Disney's Aulani Resort enjoy
pizza dinner at a Barber's Point RAP program

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 
episode on OC16 featuring Read Aloud America

"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 July, 2015. Click here

Read additional testimonials from a Makaha Elementary parent and a Barbers Point Elementary teacher/parentClick here for more.

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Tim Shim, presenter on Maui

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

Midweek Cover Story

June 25, 2014
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Lt. Governor Shan Tsutsui reads to the adults at RAP, Pohakea Elementary, Oahu


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