Youth summer program applications now available

Date: Thursday, March 3, 2016
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

Applications are currently being accepted through Friday, April 29 for the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo 2016 Mānowai o Hanakahi youth summer program. The two-week environmental course will be held July 11-22 from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. with overnight field trips and is open to Hawaiʻi Island middle and high school students. Registration is $250 and need-based scholarships are available.

Participants learn about Hawaiʻi’s mauka (mountain) and makai (ocean) regions while developing a deeper understanding of the archipelago’s natural history and conservation challenges. They will also gain confidence while developing skills used in environmental restoration, ecological monitoring, and higher education.

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

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