Project Paradise - Half Day Program
February 19, 2019
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Campus Center Ballroom
1) Date, Location, Report Time
Date: Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Report Location: Campus Center Ballroom (Located on 3rd floor of Campus Center)
Report Time: 7:45 AM
*Facilitator, Supporter, Floater - please arrive a little before 7:45 AM.
LbE Hawaii can now reimburse parkers $5.00 cash with redemption of 600 Paradise Points. Inquire with support staff at the onsite check-in, if you'd like to redeem 600 Paradise Points for $5.00 cash for parking or 1200 Paradise Points for T-Shirts.
*It is critical that you report on time to the report location. Please plan transportation, parking, and time it takes to arrive ahead of time. LbE Hawaii has implemented a tardy/absence enforcement policy for the sake of a smooth running high quality program. Text or call Kevin at 808-209-5423 if running late. <see below>
2) Staffing Roles
Facilitator - Kristi Meechan - In charge of the overall program operation, time management and scheduling, lead educator, lead escort / communicates with Bilingual Supporter
Japanese Facilitator - Yuko Maruo - Point of Contact to the school and JTB tour escort, assist Kevin in translating important info into Japanese, assist Islanders with communication with students
Supporter - Kevin Ching - Supports the Facilitator and Bilingual Supporter
Bilingual Supporter - Reina Nakazato - Assists the Japanese Facilitator and Supporter and JPN students in translating English-Japanese
Floater - Tyler Nakasone - Supports with check-in, setup, distribution and collection of materials, operates and supports Facilitator with Kahoot! game, evaluates Islanders' Hale Aloha presentations and overall performance during program, supports as "back-up Islander"
Islanders - English Speaking Leaders, assigned to a group of 8~14 Japanese high school students, representing the people and aloha of Hawaii, befriends the students to support them in English-practice and international relations
3) Program Details
Group: Ikuei High School
Ages: High School (Age Unknown)
Gender: Unknown (Co-Ed?)
English Level: Unknown, but always be prepared for different levels of English within your group and do give equal attention to all students. Slow down and simplify your English.
Participants per Group: 8~14 students per group
Number of Groups/Islanders: 15
Number of Students: 149
GROUP 1 - Jake Yamamoto - 14 students
GROUP 2 - Quynh Bach - 8 students
GROUP 3 - Matthew Alejo - 11 students
GROUP 4 - Zoe Espinola - 10 students
GROUP 5 - Virgil Rey Delima - 8 students
GROUP 6 - Aldo Garcia - 8 students
GROUP 7 - Chloe Estrella - 8 students
GROUP 8 - Paul Lee - 8 students
GROUP 9 - Michelle Kwock - 13 students
GROUP 10 - Brendan Korman - 8 students
GROUP 11 - Da Yea Shim - 9 students
GROUP 12 - Delphia Lloyd - 13 students
GROUP 13A - Davicia Tautai - 9 students
GROUP 13B- Cesar Lance Rodriguez (unconfirmed) - 9 students
GROUP 14 - Archer Yamaki - 13 students
Program Theme: This is a standard program, where we introduce to the students the cultural diversity of Hawaii and the benefits of living in a multicultural society, further promoting the importance of being globally aware and communicating with other people. ALOHA SPIRIT is a key essential theme we will introduce to the students.
4) REGULAR PROGRAM SCHEDULE ("NO RAIN" SCHEDULE)
5) PLAN B PROGRAM SCHEDULE ("RAINY" SCHEDULE)
Please review the program workbook.
7) Important Preparation Information
ATTIRE: Wear your Project Paradise T-Shirt if you have one (or anything on top) [Project Paradise T-Shirts will be available for $10 purchase or redemption of 1200 Paradise Points at onsite check-in) + shorts or long pants and comfortable shoes. Please bring a jacket - we will be indoors throughout the entire program and the room can sometimes get cold. (please no unusual piercings and please do attempt to cover up visible tattoos)
PLEASE BRING A MAT THAT CAN COMFORTABLY FIT THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS IN YOUR GROUP (LOOK AT THE GROUP ASSIGNMENTS IN #3)
PHONE RULE: ABSOLUTELY NO PERSONAL USE OF PHONES DURING EVENT.
*NEW TABLET DEVICES*: LbE Hawaii will be issuing out an Amazon Fire 10 Tablet to each Islander for program use only. You will be responsible for signing the device in and out and ensuring your students take good care of the device. Islanders will no longer need to lend their personal phones to their students.
LANGUAGE: Please only speak ENGLISH with your students during this program.
EXCHANGING OF CONTACT INFORMATION: Absolutely no exchange of phone numbers, email, social media with your students nor the teachers of the school! Violating such rule can result in termination from LbE Hawaii.
DO PRE-RESEARCH ON "ALOHA SPIRIT:" Please come prepared with pre-knowledge about ALOHA SPIRIT - what it is, and how you have experienced or witnessed the spirit in your life. You'll need to conduct a 20 minute discussion with your students! https://www.to-hawaii.com/aloha.php
HALE ALOHA: You will be required to provide multiple artifacts (not just computer presentation) that best represents your background. Please see guidelines below and sample video for inspiration:
8) SPECIAL LIMITED PLATINUM RATE COMPENSATION
ALL Islanders will receive a special limited platinum rate of MO'I - $65.00 + 350 Paradise Points, regardless of the amount of programs they completed. This is a limited rate only applying to this program and the previous program on 1/31/19, however you MUST REPORT ON TIME to receive this rate. Regular rates are listed below:
9) Final Confirmation Required ASAP
Please fill out the brief form below to confirm that you have read and accepted the terms of participating in this exciting program.