Project Paradise - Standard Half Day Program

February 11, 2020

University of Hawaii at Manoa

1) Date, Location, Report Time

Date: Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Report Location: Blazin Steaks on University Avenue

Report Time: 11:45 AM (DRIVERS: If you are okay with street parking then it is free to park along Coyne St or Varsity Place. Please keep in mind that we will be ending at the University of Hawaii at Monoa but note that the PARKING STRUCTURE MIGHT BE FULL.....!!!!  ).

*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. 

*NEW: If you arrive on time, you will receive a $5.00 CASH BONUS! Please collect this upon check-in.

2) Staffing Roles

Facilitator - Mark Etscheit - In charge of the overall program operation, time management and scheduling, lead educator, lead escort / communicates with Bilingual Supporter

Islanders - English Speaking Leaders, assigned to a group of 5-7 Japanese high school students, representing the people and aloha of Hawaii, befriends the students to support them in English-practice and international relations

Bilingual - Yuko Maruo - Supports with English/Japanese interpretation

Support - Virgil Delima - In charge of assisting the facilitator with all duties

3) Program Details

Group: Urawa Gakuin

Ages: High School (Age Unknown)

Gender: 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: 5-6 students per group

Number of Groups/Islanders: 6

Number of Students: 33

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. Students will also learn about Hawaii-Japan relations and gain self-identity! To make a FULL-CIRCLED cultural exchange, students will also present to the Islanders about their hometown. Please give them kind attention and be prepared to give comments, feedback, and ask questions.

5) Important Preparation Information
  1. REPORT: Blazin Steaks on University Avenue. Please text or call Virgil at 808-218-4278 if you have any scheduling​ matters.

  2. ATTIRE: Casual shirt + shorts or long pants and comfortable shoes. IF YOU HAVE PROJECT PARADISE T-SHIRT, PLEASE WEAR.


  4. LANGUAGE: Please only speak ENGLISH with your students during this program.

  5. 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.

6) How to play Exploration UH Manoa - Please review video below:
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