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Papa Wa'alaulua Summer 2010 students leave Hilo headed for Kona UH Hilo students arrive in Kona Papa Wa'akaulua Summer 2010
Students and Instructors canoe at Pu'uhonua o Honaunau (National Historical Park)Canoeing at Captain Cook Monument Students enjoy themselves swimming at Captain Cook Monument
Canoe on the ocean at sunrise A view of Hilo off in the distance from the canoe Papa Wa'akaulua Summer 2010 students take a short break on the canoe

seeking edVenturers

The wind whispers, seeking edventurers
Brushing you as it softly calls your name
To sing and dance the song of voyagers

Relentless, looking for discoverers
To share the arduous journey, and fame
The wind whispers, seeking edventurers

Calling intrepid daring explorers
Venture forth mindful of the coming rain
To sing and dance the song of voyagers

Travel the current to distant cultures
Traversing oceans and foreign terrain
The wind whispers, seeking edventurers

Step forward youthful stalwart challengers
Contest yourself and victory claim
To sing and dance the song of voyagers

The wind seeks those with brave voice, the leaders
Who simply go when others balk disdain
The wind whispers, seeking edventurers
To sing and dance the song of voyagers

-Jim Cromwell & Cindy Samaroo

Photo credit: Papa Wa’akaulua: Polynesian Sailing and Navigation course, a collaboration between the Marine Science Dept. and Kipuka Native Hawaiian Student Center.

seeking edVenturers

student in lab

Learning through Discovery

An island living laboratory, hands on learning and a personable, modern campus, offers a unique learning experience.

Japan, photo taken by study abroad student Mikolaj Walczuk

Living the Adventure

Study Abroad or spend a Semester at Sea exploring the world.

outdoor adventure trip to the green sand beach

Outdoor Adventure Program

At UH Hilo there is an adventure every weekend! Hiking, mountain biking, sailing, kayaking, swimming, parasailing and manta ray dives are just a few of the activities available to students.

students working in taro field

Break Thru Adventures

Do something meaningful on spring break and make a difference.

Hawaiian EDventure Program

Conference Center's Hawaiian EDventure Program

If your high school class is coming to Hawaiʻi island for a field trip, set-up a Hawaiian EDventure first!