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  • Natural Resources Production I
    Please check your email and confirm the newsletter subscription Email Address It seems that you have already subscribed to this list Click here to update your profile First Name Last Name Subscribe Follow us Academic Courses Natural Resources Production I We are very excited to begin a new phase of the M ā lama Learning Center teaching a Natural Resources Pathway course at Kapolei High School If you are or know of a Kapolei High student interested in learning about natural resources production and earning a CTE credit please read below It s not too late to sign up Course Natural Resources Production 1 Description Discover Hawaii s natural treasures while actively working to protect them from various threats This hands on course is gateway to careers in the production and management of natural resources conservation biology and sustainability You will be learning on location either in the plant nursery or on field trips Upon successful completion of this class you will receive 1 CTE credit Instructor Mr Soriano Open to Any Kapolei High School student that enjoys working hands on loves being outdoors shares a curiosity appreciation and respect towards nature When August 19th 2013 May 29th 2014 Monday

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  • 2015 - 2016 Projects
    2016 Projects Nānākuli Wetland Restoration and Community Partnership There are many reasons why clean water whether it s fresh or seawater is so important A few are that our bodies need safe freshwater to survive plants and animals also need clean water and we enjoy living on islands surrounded by water But how do we know if the water we drink or swim in is clean and safe Appearance alone will not tell the full story And everyday the water we rely on is impacted by our actions or inaction That is why we are embarking on a new project to help educate students teachers and community members about water quality and more importantly how to sustain clean water More than a science lesson there are also many connections to Hawaiian culture and knowledge that will be made through our activities that will focus on the lands and waters of the Leeward coast especially Nānākuli We got a head start on these projects this summer through the Mālama ʻĀina Field School students projects at the infamous stink pond in Nānākuli We have begun to research the site s traditional Hawaiian name as well as its water quality and will soon

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  • 2014 - 2015 Projects
    we are able to continue offering the program to study the ahupua a of Honouliuli where much of our work is located In the fall of 2014 we began giving presentations to students at Kapolei High Nānākuli High Intermediate School and Youth Challenge Academy in Kalaeloa These students and their teachers will continue to study the natural and cultural history of the Honouliuli ahupuaʻa around the essential question How can we preserve the things that are special about Honouliuli or your ahupuaʻa in this time of change within our environment or communities Students will be working at three outdoor learning sites Pālehua dry forest area managed by Gill Ewa Lands LLC Kauhale Preserve managed by Hoakalei Cultural Foundation Waiʻanae Kai forest reserve managed by Waiʻanae Mountains Watershed Partnership A new addition to the program are the high school nursery interns that we have hired during the school year to grow plants to be outplanted at the learning sites You can read about our School Nursery Stewards on our Meet Our Staff page Here s an update from a recent visit to Pālehua with Kapolei High School students written by Chelsey Jay our Education and Community Partnerships Coordinator Strengthening a student s relationship and connection with his or her place will always be relevant in a continuously changing environment and society This is the goal of our Honouliuli Ahupua a Project where students are actively gaining more knowledge about Honouliuli through hands on learning experiences within their ahupua a Students in the Ho ōla Leadership Academy at Kapolei High School spent a day at Pālehua with Anu and Maka Anuheali i of the Friends of Honouliuli learning about the natural and cultural significance of this place and participated in mālama āina activities removing California grass transplanting natives propagating ilima papa cuttings

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  • 2013 - 2014 Projects
    to funding support from the NOAA B WET program and Pacific Links Hawai i Foundation we started a new program that will study the ahupua a of Honouliuli where much of our work is located Honouliuli is the largest ahupuaʻa a traditional land division on the island of Oʻahu In the fall of 2013 we began work with with three schools Kapolei High Nānākuli High Intermediate and Hale O Ulu Alternative Learning School and three teachers to deliver the program covering major topics on ecosystem resilience and restoration climate change natural and cultural history of the Honouliuli ahupuaʻa threats to healthy systems plant propagation using the nurseries we helped build in previous years and outplanting Students were asked to investigate problems and issues using skills such as scientific inquiry data collection observation hands on activities critical thinking and problem solving Students worked at three outdoor learning sites Piliokahe Beach managed by the City County of Honolulu and Mālama Learning Center Palehua dry forest area managed by Gill Olson Joint Venture Kauhale Preserve managed by Hoakalei Cultural Foundation The overarching goal of this project is to increase natural and cultural knowledge of students and teach them skills useful in green jobs

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  • 2012 - 2013 Projects
    schools The Kapolei High School nursery thanks to tremendous support from the good people at Mari s Garden is expanding ten fold to grow native Hawaiian plants as well as vegetables grown following organic principles Aquaponics systems are also being developed and tested At Nānākuli High Intermediate School the native plant nursery is also being improved It is now able to house hundreds of native plants but still needing some

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  • 2011 School Projects
    to this list Click here to update your profile First Name Last Name Subscribe Follow us School Sustainability Projects 2011 School Projects Mālama Learning Center p rovides content and support to teachers in Leeward West O ahu whose students conduct projects that study sustainability using cultural practices in today s context Projects culminate at a hands on fair where students share their acquired knowledge With the support of a grant from the Walmart Foundation Hawai i State Giving Council we were able to help Leeward West O ahu schools start sustainability projects for the 2011 2012 school year In total three aquaponics aquaculture hydroponics systems and three native plant nurseries each different depending on the schools needs and circumstances were created It was so much fun working work with Kapolei High School Wai anae High School Nānākuli High School Pearl City High School and Leeward Community College in this program The teachers went on site visits and worked hard to put all the pieces together with our educators and consultants help These projects under the Hawai i Green Collar Institute provided and will continue to provide students with hands on learning opportunities to study math science and language arts and

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  • 2010 School Projects
    your email and confirm the newsletter subscription Email Address It seems that you have already subscribed to this list Click here to update your profile First Name Last Name Subscribe Follow us School Sustainability Projects 2010 School Projects In 2010 we worked with four high schools Kapolei Wai anae Waipahu and a homeschool cooperative that developed projects ranging from planting native plants at a cultural site cooking using earth ovens

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  • School Sustainability Projects
    newsletter subscription Email Address It seems that you have already subscribed to this list Click here to update your profile First Name Last Name Subscribe Follow us School Sustainability Projects 2010 School Projects In 2010 we worked with four high schools Kapolei Wai anae Waipahu and a homeschool cooperative that developed projects ranging from planting native plants at a cultural site cooking using earth ovens managing food waste through vermicomposting

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