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Applications available for Manowai O Hanakahi Youth Summer Program

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Date: Friday, March 6, 2015
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 974-7642

For Immediate Release

Applications are currently being accepted for the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo Manowai O Hanakahi youth summer program, July 13 ÔÇô 17, 8 am - 4 pm, with possible overnight fieldtrips. The deadline is Saturday, April 25. Registration fee of up to $150 may apply; need-based scholarships are available.

Manowai O Hanakhi offers one-week environmental day camps for Hawai╩╗i Island middle and high school students currently attending grades 7 - 11. Program participants learn about Hawai╩╗iÔÇÖs mauka (mountain) and makai (ocean) regions while developing a deeper understanding of the archipelligoÔÇÖs natural history and conservation challenges. Participants gain confidence while developing skills used in environmental restoration and ecological monitoring.

For more information or to apply, visit, call 933-0707, or email

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