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Fri, Mar 06


Aston at the Waikiki Banyan

Kuleana Sustainable Hawaii Education Program: 3/6, 3/9, 3/10

Join this short Aina-based education sustainability program with students from Shiga, Precture, Japan.

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Kuleana Sustainable Hawaii Education Program: 3/6, 3/9, 3/10
Kuleana Sustainable Hawaii Education Program: 3/6, 3/9, 3/10

Time & Location

Mar 06, 2020, 8:00 AM – Mar 09, 2020, 5:00 PM

Aston at the Waikiki Banyan, 201 ʻŌhua Ave, Honolulu, HI 96815, USA

About the event

Program Overview

A school of 38 students from Japan will come to the Big Island and Oahu, and will collaborate with 7 local high school students at 7 Islanders (local college student leaders). The program's theme is on SUSTAINABILITY. 

Local Students

LbE Hawaii is seeking (7) local high school students (age 14~18) to participate in this once-in-a-lifetime program. The program is completely free and covered by LbE Hawaii. These student participants will be paired up with a group consisting of around 7~8 participants consisting of around 5~6 Japanese students and 1 Islander.


 Mission: To inspire our future generations in discovering their kuleana in restoring the circular balance of humanity and the natural world through learning the complex interconnections of island sustainability. Learn more about the Kuleana Program here:

 Program Goal: Each group will conduct research by going on various field trips, collecting data, and eventually creating a video portfolio of the findings. Each group will then need to present the video portfolio to all. The main goal is to discover what each person's kuleana (responsibility) in taking action towards solving sustainable issues. 

 List of Topic:

  • Waste Reduction
  • Presentation 

Brief Itinerary

  • Free Time at Ala Moana Center 
  • Beach Cleanup in Kahuku in Partnership with Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii
  • Upcycling Art Project - Create art with microplastics from beach clean up
  • Waikiki Adopt a Block Clean Up
  • UH Campus Sustainability Tour
  • Project Preparation & Presentation

Program Dates & Times

Friday, 3/6 - 2PM ~ 4:45PM (meet and end at Ala Moana Shopping Center)

Monday, 3/9 - 7:30AM ~ 5PM (meet and end at the Aston Waikiki Banyan Hotel)

Tuesday, 3/10 - 8:15AM ~ 4PM (meet and end at UH Manoa)

Reporting & Pickup Location

3/6 - Ala Moana Lucky Strike / Ala Moana Lucky Strike

3/9 - Aston at the Waikiki Banyan / Aston at the Waikiki Banyan

3/10 - UH Manoa / UH Manoa

Other Information

  • Cost: FREE
  • Transportation to site visits included
  • Lunch included x 2 days
  • Admission to site vists included

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