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Youth summer program applications now available

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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 Hawai╩╗i at Hilo 2016 M─ünowai o Hanakahi youth summer program. The two-week environmental course will be held July 11-22 from 8 a.m. ÔÇô 4 p.m. with overnight field trips and is open to Hawai╩╗i Island middle and high school students. Registration is $250 and need-based scholarships are available.

Participants learn about Hawai╩╗iÔÇÖs mauka (mountain) and makai (ocean) regions while developing a deeper understanding of the archipelagoÔÇÖs 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 hperry@hawaii.edu, or visit http://stem.uhh.hawaii.edu/manowai.php.


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