Understanding the story: Kona Pacific PCS students take on the Legend of Makoa

  • Kona Pacific Public Charter School fifth-grade students prepare to run the Makoa Virtual 5K run on Sept. 22. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

  • Kona Pacific Public Charter School fifth-grade students celebrate after running the Makoa Virtual 5K run on Sept. 22. (Courtesy photos/Special to West Hawaii Today )

  • Kona Pacific Public Charter School fifth-grade students run the Makoa Virtual 5K run on Sept. 22.

Students at Kona Pacific Public Charter School learned about the Hawaiian legend of Makoa while participating in a virtual 5K race last month.