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Sun, Mar 08


University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa

Kuleana Sustainable Hawaii Education Program: 3/8 ~ 3/13/20

Join this intimate sized group and experience the full Kuleana experience and learn all aspects of sustainability in Hawaii.

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Kuleana Sustainable Hawaii Education Program: 3/8 ~ 3/13/20
Kuleana Sustainable Hawaii Education Program: 3/8 ~ 3/13/20

Time & Location

Mar 08, 2020, 8:00 AM – Mar 13, 2020, 12:00 PM

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa, 2500 Campus Rd, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA

About the event

Program Overview

LbE Hawaii's Kuleana Program is a 6-part series program that includes 6 mini programs dedicated to each of the state of Hawaii's Aloha+ Challenge as well as a full program that covers all 6 challenges. The program features sustainability-related lectures, site visits, collaboration, a project, and a presentation. After successful completion of the program, participants continue their efforts as sustainability advocates in building a sustainable Hawaiʻi and beyond.

Kuleana: Waste 

Local Students

LbE Hawaii is seeking (3) 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 6 participants consisting of 4 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:

  • Introduction to Sustainability and the Aloha+ Challenge
  • Ahupua'a
  • Waste Reduction
  • Aloha Spirit & Cultural Diversity
  • Marine Ecosystems 
  • Presentation 

Brief Itinerary

  • Introduction to Aloha+Challenge
  • Visit to FROG (sustainable classroom at UH)
  • Albizia Tree Building (example of sustainability of invasive species)
  • Ho'okua'aina (service learning in taro field)
  • Waikiki Adopt a Block Clean Up
  • Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii Tour
  • Hale Aloha (Islander cutural presentation)
  • Cultural Seminar
  • GameShow in Paradise
  • Aloha Spirit Discussion
  • Beach Cleanup at Ala Moana Beach Park
  • Power Grid Protectors Game (collab with Blue Planet x Hawaii Energy)
  • Presentations

Program Dates & Times

Sunday, 3/8, 3:30 PM ~ 5:30 PM, <orientation>

Monday, 3/9, 8:00 AM ~ 4:30 PM

Tuesday, 3/10, 8:00 AM ~ 5:00 PM

*Wednesday, 3/11, 8:30 AM ~ 5:00 PM

Thursday, 3/12, 8:30 AM ~ 5:00 PM

Friday, 3/13, 8:00 AM ~ 5:00 PM

*MARCH 11TH IS OPTIONAL FOR LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS as this day will focus on Hawaii's culture

Reporting & Pickup Location

3/8 - Box Jelly Kakaako / Box Jelly Kakaako

3/9 - UH Manoa / UH Manoa

3/10 - UH Manoa / Waikiki

3/11 - UH Manoa / UH Manoa

3/12 - Ala Moana Beach Park / Ala Moana Beach Park

3/13 - UH Manoa / UH Manoa

Other Information

  • Cost: FREE
  • Transportation to site visits included
  • Lunch included x 5 days
  • Admission to site vists included

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