Project Paradise - Half Day Program
January 25, 2019
University of Hawaii at Manoa
Campus Center Executive Dining Room
1) Date, Location, Report Time
Date: Friday, January 25, 2019
Report Location: Campus Center Executive Dining Room (Mauka [mountain] side, INSIDE Campus Center Food Court Dining Room)
Report Time: 8:00 AM (Kristi, our Floater Staff, will be checking you in with your arrival time. Do NOT be late!)
*Facilitator, Supporter, Floater - please arrive a little before 8AM.
PARKING NOTICE!!! THE MAIN UH PARKING STRUCTURE MOST LIKELY WILL NOT BE OPEN TO NON-PASS HOLDERS DUE TO CONSTRUCTION AND LIMITED STALLS. YOU WILL NEED TO FIND STREET PARKING OR PARK IN HAWAIIAN STUDIES PARKING STRUCTURE. WALKING TIME FROM HAWAIIAN STUDIES CAN TAKE 15-20 MINUTES TO CAMPUS CENTER.
LbE Hawaii can now reimburse parkers $5.00 cash with redemption of 600 Paradise Points. Inquire with Kristi, onsite at check-in, if you'd like to redeem 600 Paradise Points for $5.00 cash for parking.
*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 in Training - Tyler Nakasone - In charge of the overall program operation, time management and scheduling, lead educator, lead escort / communicates with Bilingual Supporter
Supporter - Kevin Ching - Supports the Facilitator and Bilingual Supporter
Floater - Kristi Meechan - 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"
Bilingual Supporter - 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
Islanders - English Speaking Leaders, assigned to a group of 4~6 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: Hokuchiku High School
Ages: High School (Age Unknown)
Gender: 8 boys, 30 girls
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: Group A, D, E, F, G = 6 students, Group B, C = 4 students
Number of Groups/Islanders: 7
Number of Students: 38
GROUP A - Alex Nam
GROUP B - Chloe Estrella
GROUP C - Nicole Perez Barraza
GROUP D - Jake Yamamoto
GROUP E - Jeng Chen
GROUP F - Da Yea Shim
GROUP G - Zoe Espinola
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. We will spend quite a bit of time comparing and contrasting the differences between Hawaii and Japan so that students can grasp a better glimpse of their identity.
4) Program Schedule Details
5) Important Preparation Information
ATTIRE: Wear your Project Paradise T-Shirt if you have one (or anything on top) + shorts or long pants and comfortable shoes. Please bring a jacket - we will be indoors throughout the entire program and the room CAN get cold. (please no unusual piercings and please do attempt to cover up visible tattoos)
PHONE RULE: ABSOLUTELY NO PERSONAL USE OF PHONES DURING EVENT.
*NEW TABLET DEVICES*: For the first program ever, 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.
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:
5) 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.