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Application deadline for Manowai O Hanakahi Youth Summer Program is April 25

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Date: Monday, March 30, 2015
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

Applications are still being accepted for the University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo Manowai O Hanakahi Youth Summer Program, scheduled for July 13 ÔÇô 17, 8 am - 4 pm, with possible overnight fieldtrips. The applications 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 archipelagoÔÇÖs 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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