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    a green career will lead Hawai i to a more sustainable future They selected projects that focused on directed reading research internships service learning and apprenticeship with a cultural practitioner Download the course flyer and outline Green careers could include a wide range of jobs in areas such as forest and ocean management sustainable agriculture renewable energy and energy conservation recycling and waste management environmental education urban planning green building design Hawaiian cultural preservation native plant propagation and landscaping alternative transportation and more Funding for this program was made possible by a grant to the Mālama Learning Center from the State Departments of Health and Business Economic Development and Tourism For more information about this course contact us via email This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call Aulii Silva at 808 455 0555 or Mālama Learning Center at 692 8200 ext 2267 HGCI Winter 2011 Session Over the holidays while most students were snoozing in or hitting the beach 23 high school and college students from Leeward and West O ahu schools woke up very early to attend the Hawai i Green Collar Institute Winter 2011 Program which focused on green jobs in the marine ocean sector Similar to our past HGCI sessions students were exposed to a variety of sites and professionals and participated in hands on projects to give them a better understanding of environmental issues and their potential solutions This session focused on marine systems such as aquaculture marine biological research coastal restoration wetland management and ocean energy The students visited and heard from more than a dozen professionals at NOAA ship Hi ialakai US Fish Wildlife Service Oceanit The Nature Conservancy Kako o Oiwi Paepae O He eia Leeward Community College Hawai i Institute of Marine

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    and ocean conservation waste recycling and alternative energy They also learned about college and career planning resume writing and job interview skills It was an eye and mind opening experience for students wondering if a green career is in their future This was our fun schedule for the week October 3 Introduction inspiration presentation by John Leong founder of Pono Pacific and Kupu Hawai i and a field trip to MA O farm in Wai anae to learn about sustainable agriculture October 4 Theme on waste recycling Tours of PVT landfill construction and demolition waste and ReUse Hawai i reusing construction waste and a hands on activity on composting October 5 Visit Leeward Community College and attend the College Job Fair then go to Waikiki Aquarium to see the new exhibits on the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands and learn about ocean marine careers at the aquarium October 6 Theme on forest conservation Visit a state forest reserve in Wai anae and participate in hands on activities to take care of the forests Learn from forest conservation managers October 7 Theme on alternative energy production and energy conservation Learn about electric vehicles and visit Oceanic Cable to see their new PV parking lot and LEED Gold facilities October 8 Program conclusion on how to apply for college and jobs and getting your foot in the door for green jobs To learn more please see our blog We would not have been able to conduct this session of HGCI without the financial support of generous donors Mahalo HGCI Summer Educator Session The Hawai i Green Collar Institute HGCI successfully completed its first session for educators on June 8 9 and 11 2011 Working in partnership with Leeward Community College s Hālau Ike O Pu uloa Mālama Learning Center trained 17 diverse and energetic

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    692 8200 ext 2252 HGCI is an educational partnership between the Mālama Learning Center and Leeward Community College Hālau Ike O Pu uloa with initial funding from the U S Environmental Protection Agency Ka Papa O Kakuhihewa Fund of the Hawai i Community Foundation and Walmart Foundation Hawaii Green Collar Institute Flyer http hawaiigreencollarinstitute blogspot com Congratulations to our students who completed the pilot program of HGCI On March 12 2011 our inaugural class gathered at Piliokahe Beach Park in Nanakuli to give a little malama to the land as well as celebrate their accomplishments over four and a half months Although the sessions are over for this team we plan to continue seeing them on future volunteer projects and other activities to grow their interests in being and working green HGCI Presented Voyaging Film and Speaker Panel on February 11 at Leeward Community College Rm GT 105 The locally produced film He Wa a He Moku He Moku He Wa a was shown followed by a panel of speakers including those who made and were featured in the film The 30 minute film features young voyagers involved in sailing Hokule a and Makali i double hulled long distance voyaging canoes They speak of how Hawaiian values such as malama to care for imi ike to seek knowledge and kuleana responsibility are integrated into life on the canoe and translated into life on land More than 60 people attended the showing and were enthralled by the energy and optimism for the future by the panelists See below L to R Matt Limtiaco Heather Nahaku Kalei Kaleo Wong and Russell Amimoto To get a copy of the DVD please contact Matt Limtiaco at This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it Hands on Workshops Being that we have no walls up yet our community programs run under the WOW WithOut Walls banner and center on developing skills and knowledge in sustainability from mauka to makai mountains to ocean and on building a greater appreciation for the connection between nature and the arts WOW hands on workshops are open to children and adults and families are encouraged to come together See our blog for past WOW workshops Below are upcoming workshop descriptions R egistration for all workshops is REQUIRED W e cannot accommodate walk ins Please note We will not give refunds unless notice is received at least 7 days in advance Sorry registration for our upcoming Making Natural Salves Workshop is now closed For more information and to be put on our waitlist contact Sayo Costantino at This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call 808 483 0678 Making Natural Salves Workshop Workshop Full When Saturday October 24 2015 9am noon Location Kapolei High School 91 5007 Kapolei Pkwy Kapolei Cost 15 per person or 40 for families of up to 3 people An additional 5 materials fee to be paid on site Come learn

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    Kamehameha School Ka Pua Initiative Marisla Foundation University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Hawaiʻinuiākea School of Hawaiian Knowledge University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa PALS PLACES program University of Hawai i at West O ahu MAʻO Organic Farm Alu Like Project Ho oku i Friends of Honouliuli Kahikai The Cultural Learning Center at Ka ala Mālama Learning Center and Hawaiʻi Green Collar Institute as well as our dozens of speakers and site hosts MAHALO A NUI This is a powerful program not just for students but also for teachers For more information on the program and its curriculum please contact Pauline Sato at pauline at malamalearningcenter org Two new videos for the 2015 program are now online Exploring watershed protection with the Mālama ʻĀina Field School at Nānākuli from Malama Learning Center on Vimeo Exploring water quality with the Mālama ʻĀina Field School at Nānākuli from Malama Learning Center on Here are video clips from our program in 2014 Background In the summer of 2013 we launched a six week course for incoming 8th and 9th graders at Nānākuli High Intermediate School from June 3 to July 12 Teachers Jewelynn Kirkland and Terra Wight with whom we are very familiar were the core teachers supported by Mālama Learning Center staff interns and many resource people They piloted a new curriculum based on the weekly themes of 1 Setting the stage and seeing the big picture 2 Water watersheds and waiwai wealth 3 Ahupuaʻa of Nānākuli plants animals and people 4 Agriculture and food sustainability 5 Energy and managing our waste 6 Navigating our future The curriculum utilized existing resources as well as new lessons to promote critical thinking problem solving teamwork good learning habits and an appreciation and respect for the land sea and cultural richness of Wai anae and Nānākuli in particular STEM education was integrated into the curriculum through tools used by professionals such as GPS Global Positioning System and GIS Geographic Information System As a final project students worked on a Nānākuli Community Atlas which compiled data and stories from the various areas studied including geology and soils winds rain native and invasive ecosystems cultural history mele and ʻoli and agricultural systems This atlas was presented in forms such as maps and a brochure In the summer of 2014 we coordinated the second Field School course at Nanakuli High Intermediate School from June 6 July 11 This time we were able to expand the program to have two classes of students incoming grade 8 and grades 9 10 taught by five amazing teachers and four UH West O ahu interns who are prospective teachers The curriculum was similar to the pilot program with some changes in site visits and speakers as well as classroom lessons with a greater emphasis on math Final projects for this course involved proposal to address the essential question of How can we make the school a model of sustainability for the community It was a completely enriching learning experience for students teachers and MLC

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    principals Al Nagasako and Elden Esmeralda respectively and artist Kazu Kauinana Kazu Kauinana a native Hawaiian artist was born in 1947 and raised in Kaimuki He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the University of Hawai i at Manoa and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Colorado in Boulder He traveled and worked extensively abroad and returned home in 1991 Kauinana was inspired by the o opu hi u kole scientific name Lentipes concolor as the subject for his artwork because the endemic fish possesses many character traits such as adaptability and determination that parallel qualities students must have to achieve and succeed in their education Hear Kazu tell his story by watching this video The endemic o opu hi u kole is unique evolved adaptable and tenacious These are the same qualities we hope to instill in our students The o opu hatchlings are swept down from their mountain top pools to the ocean shore They live in salt water until they are strong enough to make the difficult climb along streams and waterfalls back to their fresh water mountain habitat The o opu on Kapolei High School s campus are making their way to the library the symbol of knowledge and the pinnacle of their journey APP AIR is a collaborative program between the Department of Education and the Hawai i State Foundation on Culture and the Arts HSFCA The program was established in 1996 to implement an integrated visual arts in education program while providing commissioned works of art in public schools The school APP AIR project committee is guided by the HSFCA through the process of selecting an appropriate site and style of artwork for their school campus Artists appropriate to the project are recommended from the HSFCA visual artist

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  • MLC in the News
    Kids Hawai i Public Radio July 17 2013 Malama Aina Field School Nanakuli Oiwi TV July 1 2013 Ka Pua In Action Malama Aina Field School Westside Stories July 2013 Summer Program Teaches Importance of Education and Caring for the Land Ka Leo June 24 2013 Synagro Grant Will Help Malama Learning Center Expand Aquaponics Education Pacific Business News Bizjournal February 13 2013 West Oahu Teachers Invited to Aquaponics Training Workshop Midweek West O ahu Islander January 30 2013 Institute Helps Teens Go Green Midweek West O ahu Islander October 31 2012 Learning to be Green with the Help of MLC Midweek September 12 2012 Students to Tend Kahiwelo Gardens Midweek West O ahu Islander July 11 2012 Walmart Opens in Kapolei Kapolei FYI newsletter April 2012 Educator Wins Fellowship Midweek West O ahu Islander December 7 2011 pages 2 and 3 To Market To Market Honolulu StarAdvertiser October 21 2011 Malama Learning Center Dry Box Workshop The Voice of Kapolei May 11 2011 MLC Helps Schools Grow Plants Fish Midweek West O ahu Islander February 16 2011 Hawaii Green Collar Institute to Hold Film Presentation and Speaker Panel Hawaii News Now January 3 2011 Living Laboratory Earns 100k Pledge Honolulu Advertiser March 24 2010 Local Design Firm Wins International Award Hawai i Business Magazine February 2010 Follow the LEEDERS Flux Magazine January 2010 Folks Find Treasure in Trash Mid Week West O ahu Islander Jan 13 2010 Mālama Learning Center Workshop Offers Tips on Recycled Holiday Gifts Honolulu Advertiser December 13 2009 Be Green 2 New Environmental Education Center in West Oahu by Kirk Matthews KHON2 News November 24 2009 The Malama Learning Center Aims to Protect West Oahu s Natural Beauty The Hawaii Independent Sept 23 2009 Schools for the future create fine thinkers commentary by Al Nagasako

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  • Press Releases
    Non profits April 2013 Synagro Donates 5 000 to Support Aquaponics Education for Leeward O ahu Residents February 2013 Leeward Oʻahu High School Students Immersed in Green Careers October 2012 Synagro Donates 6 000 to Support the Hawai i Green Collar Institute September 2012 Leeward Oʻahu High School Students to Study Green Careers During Fall Break August 2012 Hands on Study of Green Careers Available April 2012 Bag It environmental film and Hawaiian crafts to be featured at Makeke Kapolei March 2012 New Exploring Green Careers in Hawai i Course to be Offered December 2011 Hawai i Woman Recognized for Innovative Environmental Leadership November 2011 Dedication of Sculpture by Kazu Kauinana October 2011 Kapolei High Schools Hosts Makeke Kapolei a Weekly Farmers and Green Market Grand Opening October 2011 Hawai i Green Collar Institute Seeks Leeward O ahu High School Students for Fall Program September 2011 Hawai i Green Collar Institute Presents Sustainability Speaker Panel June 2011 Ilima at Leihano Raises Six Thousand for MLC June 2011 Institute Teaches How to Make a Living While Loving the Aina April 2011 Nine Hawai i Non Profits Receive 402 000 in Grants from Walmart Foundation February 2011 Aquaponics and Native Plant Nursery

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    extent allowed by law JOIN OUR OHANA CLUB Join the Mālama Learning Center s Ohana Club With a donation of 40 or more each year you and your immediate family will receive a 10 discount on workshops and MLC merchandise and will automatically receive notice of MLC s workshops You may donate online on a secure site Just Give for on line donations Or you may send a check to Mālama Learning Center PO Box 75467 Kapolei HI 96707 In kind non monetary donations of products and services are also very much in need such as Healthy plants vegetables fruits native plants to be sold at our farmers and green market Professional services e g accounting grant writing graphic design Office supplies e g recycled paper folders envelopes Green products e g construction materials and equipment Gift certificates for community events Travel and lodging accommodations for visiting consultants and practitioners Used bicycles A reliable pick up truck Potting media for our nursery wood chipper shredder for our nursery These are just some of the things that will be very useful Please This email address is being protected from spambots You need JavaScript enabled to view it us if you have

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