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Sun, Feb 28


Hybrid Program (Online & Kailua)

Kuleana: Waste Reduction Program Group B

*SUNDAY Physical Program Experience* Learn about the Waste Reduction Aloha+ Challenge, experience hands-on activities, do a beach cleanup with Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii, and create a project using microplastics from the cleanup!

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Kuleana: Waste Reduction Program Group B
Kuleana: Waste Reduction Program Group B

Time & Location

Feb 28, 2021, 9:00 AM – 2:30 PM

Hybrid Program (Online & Kailua)

About the Event

Kuleana Program Series 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.

For more information on the Kuleana Program, click here

Kuleana: Waste Reduction Program Overview

In this mini program, participants will meet for 1.5 days balanced between online and physical atmospheres, and will learn specifically about the Aloha+ Challenge: Waste Reduction. By the end of the program, participants are expected to better understand this single challenge and shall dedicate life-long actions and advocacy towards the goals of the challenge. 

Who Can Participate

FOR THIS SCHEDULED PROGRAM: We will only accept participants currently in high school, ages 13~18

Throughout the year, we will host programs for specific demographic groups. This will allow for collaboration with participants in the same demographic group. We encourage organized groups such as schools, clubs, sports teams, etc., to join a program together as this program is a great opportunity for team building and collaboration. We also encourage single participants from different schools to join this program as this is a great opportunity to network with other participants from different schools.

Program Details

There will be two separate groups (Group A and Group B) experiencing this program jointly and separately between the weekend in order to properly social distance and to communicate. In addition to a physical experience on Sunday, this program includes a MANDATORY pre and post program held on Friday and Sunday as per the schedule below. 


Day 1: Friday, February 26, 3:15PM ~ 5:30PM

  • 100% online on Zoom platform
  • Joint program with Group A
  • Program Orientation
  • Introduction to Aloha+ Challenge / Waste Reduction
  • Interaction and lecture with Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii
  • Workbook introduction
  • Site visit preparation

Day 2: Sunday, February 28, 9:00AM ~ 2:30PM | 4:00 PM ~ 5:30 PM

<Participants to breakout into 3 small separate groups and to rotate throughout the day to socially distance>

  • Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii overview, safety reminders, intro to beach cleanup kits
  • Beach cleanup (in small groups) around Kailua Beach & Kalama Beach
  • Collect microplastics and other debris
  • 1:1 discussions with the Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii team
  • Zero Waste Store Lecture on waste problem, solutions, and prevention
  • Shopping experience with a store voucher (included!)
  • Lunch experience at an Ocean Friendly Restaurant (voucher included!)
  • Upcycling Art Project - each participant creates an art piece from your collected microplastic/debris "treasures" with the theme of Waste Reduction / each group collaborates on the story, theme, and message of the art piece and prepares for a presentation
  • Thinking in Systems with LbE Hawaii's sustainability team - think deeply about the treasures you have picked and trace its origins, then reflect on solutions and preventions

<Return Home & Break>

  • 100% online on Zoom platform
  • Joint program with Group A
  • Breakout Rooms with your program leader
  • Reflection discussion on what was learned and actions to take from now on
  • Prepare for group presentation
  • Group Presentation: showcase the artwork each member created with an explanation, story, key things learned, and pledge on actions of change for the future
  • Introduction to online platform to remain connected, continue collaboration with peers/professionals/LbE Hawaii sustainability team
  • Pau


What's Included

  1. 1.5 days hybrid program
  2. Professional Lectures
  3. Dedicated Trained Program Leaders (1 Leader: 4 Students)
  4. Site Visits
  5. Hands-On Activities
  6. Project
  7. Presentation
  8. Group Discussions
  9. Networking
  10. Zero Waste Store Shopping Voucher
  11. Ocean Friendly Restaurant Lunch Voucher
  12. Souvenir
  13. Lifetime access to LbE's online learning hub platform for continued collaboration with peers/professionals/LbE Hawaii sustainability team (website is currently under construction; targeted completion date: March 2021)
  14. Future Program Discounts
  15. Event/Summit Discounts
  16. Webinar Discounts


  • Group B Sun. 2/28 Physical Day

    PHYSICAL PROGRAM DAY WILL BE ON SUN. 2/28. If you prefer SATURDAY, choose Group A Includes: 1.5 days hybrid program, professional lectures, program leaders, site visits, hands-on activities, project, presentation, group discussions, networking, shopping voucher, lunch voucher, souvenir, lifetime access to LbE's online learning hub platform for continued collaboration with peers/professionals/LbE Hawaii sustainability team, future program discounts, event/summit discounts, and webinar discounts.

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