About the Student Leadership Development Program

Our Mission

To create an environment where students can educate, learn and practice their leadership skills through cultural awareness, experiential learning models, and health and wellness activities as part of professional leadership development

Our Philosophy

The Ka Lama Ku Student Leadership Development Program is based upon native Hawaiian cultural values of Ka Lama Ku and Leading with Aloha as part of student life with leadership development. Our philosophy is "Leadership is Practiced Daily" and "Leadership is Everyone's Business."

Want to Join?

The Ka Lama Ku Student Advisory Council has positions available for CSO, RISO and UH Hilo students interested in leadership development. Students must maintain a 2.5 GPA/semester and participate in the Ka Lama Ku Student Leadership Conference and the Recognition Awards process.