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UH Hilo accepting applications for marine science and conservation project

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Date: Monday, October 31, 2016
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

Applications are currently being accepted for the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Project Maʻa. The year-round Mānowai o Hanakahi project, funded by the National Marine Fisheries Service, provides up to 15 students marine conservation and outreach training. Hawai’i Island middle and high school students currently attending grades 8-12 are eligible to apply for the free program. The application deadline is Friday, November 11, 2016.

Activities will include field trips, mentored research projects and career pathway exposure beginning in mid-November and running until mid-May. A kick-off tide pooling event will be held on Sunday, November 6, from noon – 3 p.m. at Onekahakaha Beach Park, where more can be learned about the project.

For more information, to apply, or to RSVP for the tide pooling kickoff, call
933-0707, email hperry@hawaii.edu or visit http://stem.uhh.hawaii.edu/manowai.php.


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