Mission:

To inspire our future generations in discovering their Kuleana in restoring the balance of humanity and the natural world through learning the complex interconnections of island sustainability.

Program:

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Kuleana is a 1.5 ~ 6+ day program featuring 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. 

Participants:

Kuleana is designed for local Hawaiʻi and US mainland participants across the country who are interested in sustainability and/or would like to experience something beyond the classroom or computer monitor.  

  • Elementary School Students (3rd grade and above)

  • Middle School Students

  • High School Students

  • College Students (Undergraduate and above)

  • Inter island travel school trips

  • US mainland domestic travel school trips

  • Adults

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Location:

  • Oʻahu

  • Kauaʻi

  • Big Island

Participants may experience a program in their home island or on another island. Experiences on other island(s) may occur in the future.

 

Program Themes:

Kuleana offers 7 unique programs that are structured based off of the state of Hawaii's Aloha+ Challenges. The programs are carefully separated so that participants can focus on the 6 Aloha+ Challenges. They may choose to do 1 program, 2 programs, or cover all 6 in our full week-long program.

  • Kuleana: Waste Reduction Program

  • Kuleana: Natural Resource Management Program

  • Kuleana: Local Food Program

  • Kuleana: Smart, Sustainable Communities Program

  • Kuleana: Green Workforce & Education Program

  • Kuleana: Clean Energy Program

  • Kuleana: Aloha+ Challenge Program

 
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Program Structure:

Single Aloha+ Challenge Program (1.5 Days)

Day 1 (2.25 hours)

  • Program Orientation

  • Introduction to Overall Aloha+ Challenge & 1 of 6 challenges

  • Lecture

  • Site visit preparation

  • Introduction to online platform, workbook, homework

Day 2 (7 hours)

  • Site Orientation

  • Site visit(s) (1~3 depending on length)

  • Hands-on activities

  • Lecture

  • Group discussion

  • Project

  • Presentation

 
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Grouping:

Participants will work in small group learning environments led by a trained LbE Hawaii Program Leader. Group sizes will range from around 4 ~ 8 participants with one program leader. LbE Hawaii Program Leaders are responsible for escorting, mentoring, leading group discussions, and the safety and well-being of the participants. In the small group learning environments, participants will feel comfortable and more motivated to speak freely with their co-participants. 

Full Aloha+ Challenge Program (6+ Days)

Day 1 (8 hours)

  • Program Orientation

  • Introduction to Overall Aloha+ Challenge

  • Lectures

  • Site visit preparation

  • Introduction to online platform, workbook

  • Aloha+ Challenge 1 Introduction

  • Site visit

  • Hands-on activities

  • Group work / discussion / collaboration

Day 2 ~ 6 (8 hours)

  • Aloha+ Challenge 2~6 Introduction

  • Site Orientation

  • Site visit(s) (1~3 depending on length)

  • Hands-on activities

  • Lecture

  • Group work / discussion / collaboration

  • Project preparation

Day 7+ (may be extended to longer program)

  • Wrap up

  • Games to reflect experience

  • Project preparation & rehearsal

  • Presentation

  • Farewell party

  • Awards ceremony

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Schedule a Program!

LbE Hawaii can operate during any time of the year except during major US holidays (e.g. Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Day). We can customize the program, its contents, and duration based on the clients' needs and budget.

Pricing

As all of our programs are fully customizable, please inquire for a customized quotation.