2018 Summer Polynesian Performing Arts Program

This summer Liliʻuokalani Trust has an awesome opportunity for ʻōpio (students) in grades 8-12 . They are offering a free two-week Polynesian Performing Arts program.
2018 Summer Polynesian Perf Arts

  • Dates: June 25-29 and July 2-6
  • Venue: Keahuolū ahupua‘a
  • Space is limited to 50 participants

A Hoʻike will be presented on July 6th (Friday) for their ʻohana.

For more information and application:
Mana Purdy, Natural Resources Manager
Lili’uokalani Trust
74-5490 Makala Blvd | Kailua-Kona, HI 96740
Mobile: 808.895.7578
E-mail: mana@onipaa.org | Web: http://www.onipaa.org

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Money $marts! Summer Workshop

2018 Money $marts Summer Workshop

  • “[G]ain a deeper understanding of financial literacy topics”?
  • “[P]ractice new strategies and activities to incorporate financial
    literacy content and concepts into curricula”?
  • “[G]ain access to new financial literacy resources”?

Who could resist this opportunity?! Wait! There’s more:

  • Travel support for Neighbor Island participants
  • Stipend for the day

Plus, “complex, and/or district Educational Officers (e.g., principals, complex/district officers, etc.) are also invited,” although no travel support could be provided.

Important details to know:
All participants must complete the following two steps no later than 6/6/2018:

  1. Register on PDE3: Course #MULT183562 and the appropriate section (Section: 291709 for secondary participants;Section: 291710 for elementary participants)
  2. Submit the Intent to Participate form via the following url: http://bit.ly/MS18Intent
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New Health Careers Pathway Connections course

This new course is a partnership between Kapiolani Community Collge (KapCC), Hawai`i Department of Education (DOE), and Hawai`i Department of Labor (DoL) specifically for DOE CTE Health Services educators. Primary goal of the course is to provide insight into how healthcare education is delivered at the postsecondary level.  The hope is that having this inside look into our classrooms with health faculty and health students from a variety of professions will add to teachers’ knowledge base in the very important work they do to increase the number of well-prepared high school graduates that are college and career ready.
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HCPC-DOE LAB Schedule Summer 2018
Fall 2018 HCPC Shadow Schedule

This 24-hour course includes 20 hours of direct observation in KapCC health education lab classes in over 15 different health programs in their Health Sciences, Emergency Medical Services, and Nursing Departments.

If you are interested, follow these steps. Please note that space is limited!

  1. Register on PDE3: Course #CTE183495 Career and Technical Education Health Career Pathway Connections Course (HCPC); Section #291430
  2. After completion of above, you will receive an email from Dale London of the KapCC’s Non-Credit Registration Office, who will provide detailed instructions on how to register online and pay for the course.

This is the link if you would like to see the official class page:  KapCC Health Education  Click on the “DOE Health Course” icon on the bottom left of the page.  But please note that you will not be able to register without the specific instructions in the email you will receive.

DOE registration and cost questions?
Patricia Beardeuax
CTE Perkins Resource Teacher
email:  patricia_beardeaux@notes.k12.hi.us

More information about the course content and format?
Sally Pestana
Health Education Non-Credit (HENC) Program Director
Professor of Health Sciences
Kapiolani Community College
email: pestana@hawaii.edu

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PhotoCon 2018

Teachers can register themselves and students via the link below. Teachers (and students) will receive free admission.

The workshop is being considered for PDE3 credit for teachers with further information being available at a later date.
 Link for teacher registration and respones.
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2018-19 GRACE Leadership Journey

Another Big Island-based opportunity for the Class of 2019. This program’s primary focus is to provide students with “practical application of problem-solving skills, communications techniques, and leadership approaches to facilitating collaborative solutions that benefit the collective. The goal is for future community and business leaders to utilize their experiences, skills, and relationships developed in the program to make collaboration the ‘new normal.’”

Salient Points:

  • Fee: $300 for entire year, which will cover food, lodging and transportation. Scholarship available. Check the application file for more details.
  • Venue: GRACE Center in Kohala.
  • Transportation to/from Kohala will be provided for the weekend sessions.Starting this summer (July 15, 2018), the program spans 12 months with monthly time commitment of approximately 24 hours. Please see Overview for more details on the weekend activities.
      • July 15-21, 2018  Kickoff Retreat (7 day/6 night residential)
      • Aug 10-12, 2018 Weekend Session 2
      • Sept 7-9, 2018 Weekend Session 3
      • Oct 5-7, 2018 Weekend Session 4
      • Nov 9-11, 2018 Weekend Session 5
      • Dec 7-9, 2018 Weekend Session 6
      • Jan 11-13, 2019 Weekend Session 7
      • Feb 8-10, 2019 Weekend Session 8
      • Mar 8-10, 2019 Weekend Session 9
      • Apr 12-14, 2019 Weekend Session 10
      • May 11-13, 2019 Weekend Session 11
      • June 6–9, 2019 Capstone Retreat and Graduation

GL Overview 2018
GL FAQ-2018

Application deadline: May 31, 2018
GL Application 2018

Fore more information:
Katie Schwind
Project Development Coordinator
O: 808-889-5151 | C: 808-989-1218
email: programs@kohalainstitute.org

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Akahi Leadership Program

Summer opportunity for high school girls (ages 15-18)
2018 Akahi Leadership Program

This program is “designed to foster authentic, adaptive leadership and activate our future makers to realize their preferred future where a peaceful human society is harmonized with the natural world.” Program will focus on three major areas:

  • Leadership Development
  • Navigators Vision
  • Environmental Awareness

Dates: June 12-30, 2018
Venue: Huehue Ranch, Kailua-Kona on the Big Island
Fee: $3000/paraticipant. Full scholarship available (Deadline is May 12, 2018)
ALP Scholarship application

For more information:
Julie Rogers
email: julierogers808@gmail.com

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2018 STARS Program Now Open for Application

The STARS (STem Aerospace Research Scholars) Program, an intensive week-long summer program, aims to encourage more young women to pursue careers and studies in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) by exposing them to the lives and work of successful female scientists, engineers and educators.
2018 STARS Program

Dates: July 9-13, 2018
Fee: None! Pllus, all meals, transportation and overnight accommodations will be provided.

Students must meet the following requirements to apply:

  • Female, 16 years or older
  • Attend a Hawaii high school or be homeschooled in the state
  • Maintain a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Be in good physical health.

Application deadline: June 15, 2018.

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