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Ka‘ala Farm - Huakai Hawaii SOL Center program sustainable outdoor learning


Ka‘ala Farm

Huaka‘i Hawai‘i:
A Journey of Change and Resiliency, Exploring Climate Impacts
in Hawai‘i as a Vehicle for Envisioning Local/Global Sustainable Solutions

Due to COVID-19 the on-site summer course has been postponed and we will offer an online course.

Applications are now closed for 2022.
Mahalo for your interest!

Welcome to the Huaka‘i Hawai‘i Program application!

Please read our eligibility criteria below. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at We look forward to receiving your application!

Application Process

  1. Complete and submit an application, including all permission forms. (Forms will be made available for download from the website by June 20, 2022.)

  2. If accepted, you will an Acceptance Letter with the following forms that you must return in order to be officially registered:

    • Code of Conduct

    • Photo and Video Release form

    • Parental Permission Form

  3. Course Structure
    This course is conducted entirely on-line.  The format will be a one-hour presentation followed by a one hour small group discussion.  Between sessions there will be readings, videos and written assignments as well.  You will be expected to attend all presentations and small group discussions and completion of all assignments in order to receive a Certificate of Completion.


  4. Eligibility Criteria
    There is no academic requirement for participation. Nor do you need to have prior experience in this arena before. We are simply looking for:

    • Young people 14-18 years old

    • Able to communicate in a conversational level of English

    • Eager to learn about Hawai‘i, other peoples and culture

    • Willing to embrace sustainable pathways towards creating a more just and peaceful world. 

    • You must also have a gmail account.  If you do not have one, please create one here:

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