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Mr. Fisher from Makawao HI is requesting Books through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Celebrate the Birth of Paniolo Culture!

Help me give my students "Aloha Rodeo Three Hawaiian Cowboys, the World's Greatest Rodeo, and a Hidden History of the American West" by David Wolman and Julian Smith.

  • 5 donors
  • $648 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Project

Many families in my community trace their roots back to the origins of paniolo- Hawaiian Cowboy- culture on the Big Island of Hawai'i. "Aloha Rodeo" explores the early days of that culture, it's spread across the islands, and the birth of rodeo as a sport that many of my students compete in to this day!

"Aloha Rodeo" is the kind of story that even the most kolohe student can be inspired by!

What's even better is that this is a non-fiction story! That means that many of the people my students read about actually are distant uncles, aunties, and cousins. How cool is it to read an exciting history of your own family as a teenager? Providing this title for an entire class to read will give my students the opportunity to see their own culture from a different lens, and have meaningful discussion about it.

Mr. Fisher
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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At this school, more than 50% of students are Black, Latino, and/or Native American, and more than 50% come from low-income households. Learn how your donation to this school supports a more equitable education.

This project will reach 180 students.

5 donors have given to this project.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
Aloha Rodeo: Three Hawaiian Cowboys, the World's Greatest Rodeo, and a Hidden History of the American West • Amazon Business $16.39 30 $491.70

Materials cost

$491.70

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

Sales tax

$21.63

3rd party payment processing fee

$7.38

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$550.71

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$97.18

Total project goal

$647.89

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$647.89

3 Donors

-$336.43

Donations toward project cost

-$285.97

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$50.46

Matching donations from our partners

-$311.46

Match offers toward project cost

-$264.74

Match offers to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$46.72

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$0.00

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