To create the training format, protocols and structure for teaching interns who will be equipped to start or assist at other school garden programs.
To educate Hawai‘i’s students about the direct impact they can have on the oceans and the environment, particularly the effects of their actions both locally and globally.
To teach computer literacy, boost academic achievement and to offer constructive activities after school.
To increase the general safety of the community through water safety education (learn how to swim) and improve health through physical exercise (swimming).
To create a play space at Volcano Cooper Center that will encourage older children to participate in non- structured and fantasy play in addition to increasing motor skill development and body strength.
To teach youth that farming and gardening is cool and fun, while giving opportunities to care for and improve the land, and improve the local food economy.
To encourage young people’s creativity and provide them with opportunities to learn new skills, express themselves, and enjoy success through site-specific arts programs designed to meet their needs.
To provide high-quality training sessions for new volunteers, and to encourage and appreciate veteran members who mentor children in Hawaii’s public schools.
To turn the isolated region of Hana, Maui into a strong, compassionate, and resilient community by focusing on the needs of youth and kupuna. The program trains “at-risk” youth to do retrofits, build ramps and other disability-related improvements for kupuna who lack the funds for or access to such services.
To create a natural playground that will enhance Island School’s atmosphere. The playground will create an innovative, imaginative, fun, and cost-effective environment that encourages play and learning with very little manufactured equipment.
To increase the capacity to respond to disasters, and to prepare more people in Hawaii to help their neighbors and community.
To foster caring relationships between adults and at-risk youngsters through weekend activities that will celebrate their friendships and strengthen their bonds.
To help young children and their families in our drastically under-served community.
To create models of existing and future community resources.
To touch the lives of others at the Ronald McDonald House, Kapiolani Hospital and other institutions by visiting, entertaining, and interacting with the residing seniors.
To improve the quality of life for children and adults with cerebral palsy or similar severe disabilities through hosting a Hawaii Open—an International Martial Arts Tournament for Individuals with Disabilities.
To allow youth to help create communities where people are safe, secure and prepared to meet the challenges of life.
To build at-risk students into spiritually and socially healthy individuals who are vocationally equipped to sustain themselves in the face of social, economic, and spiritual challenges, in ways that benefit their families and communities.
To promote sustainable, native plant-based landscape development in Hawaii by creating a Riparian Plant Restoration Interactive Key.
Perpetuation, practice, and exploration of ancient Polynesian seafaring arts and skills.
Environmental curriculum for 4th, 5th, and 6th graders.
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