Kūkulu Pilina PDE3 Teacher Course

We are thrilled to announce our first ever PDE3 course open to Maui DOE secondary teachers! The purpose of this course is to help Maui educators realize the potential for community partnership and ʻāina-based education to deepen their students’ sense of HĀ through ʻāina aloha practices contextualized to their particular place and community.  Teachers can register by visiting the pde3 website and searching for course #S186727

Climate Literacy Teacher Workshop

Huliau staff will be hosting a brief (half hour) workshop on July 29th via Zoom. The workshop will include an overview of our free climate literacy resources for grades 8-12, as well as ways that our staff can assist you in implementing customized curriculum in your classroom. We will also share examples of student-led projects focusing on climate change solutions. 

Huliau Food & Film Festival

We are excited to once again host our annual fundraising dinner in-person from 6-9pm on August 21st, 2021! This year’s event will feature student films and a six course meal featuring small farm-to-table dishes. Funds raised will benefit Maui Huliau Foundation’s environmental education programs for Maui youth.

Huliau Environmental Filmmaking Club

Applications are now open for our Fall 2021 Huliau Environmental Filmmaking Club beginning on August 26th!

Huliau Leadership Council

This year’s program will begin September 1st and will continue until May. Students will meet twice per month to plan environmental service and leadership projects.

Huliau Educational Ecosystem

Check out our new “Educational Ecosystem” diagram to see how our programs work together to promote environmental literacy and leadership among Maui’s youth.

Summer Programs

This summer we are offering free self-guided field trips and activites in addition to our in-person EcoAdventure program! 

Check out our 2020 Annual Report

Our recently released 2020 Annual Report highlights our program accomplishments during an unprecedented year of change.

New Virtual Classrooms for Grades 8-12

Maui Huliau Foundation and our partners have created two free Google Classrooms for grade 8-12 students and teachers! The Huliau Climate Literacy Classroom and Maui Aloha ʻĀina Virtual Classroom were created to help facilitate ʻāina-based hybrid or distance learning in the 2020-21 school year.

About Maui Huliau Foundation

Maui Huliau Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit founded in 2010 to provide unique environmental education programs to Maui’s youth.

Go Green!

Find affordable eco-friendly products and other resources for reducing waste for your restaurant or event.

Other Huliau Programs

Learn more about our other programs and student-led projects!

Huliau Alumni Council

We are excited to announce the launch of our Huliau Alumni Council composed of past Huliau students who are interested in continuing their engagement and support for Maui Huliau programs. Apply by July 31st!

Careers in Conservation

On May 19th we will host a virtual “Careers in Conservation” event for Maui youth interested in pursuing environmental careers. The event will feature 25 Maui professionals from a range of environmental career fields, who will share more about their jobs, their career paths and their inspiration for working to protect the ʻāina.

Latest News and Upcoming Events

Climate Literacy Workshop

Climate Literacy Workshop

Huliau staff will be hosting a workshop on Thursday, July 29th at 4 pm via Zoom for teachers interested in learning about our Climate Literacy Project. The workshop will include an overview of our free climate literacy resources for grades 8-12, as well as ways that our staff can assist you in implementing customized curriculum in your classroom. We will also share examples of student-led projects focusing on climate change solutions.

Huliau Food & Film Festival

Huliau Food & Film Festival

We are excited to once again host our annual fundraising dinner in-person from 6-9pm on August 21st, 2021! This year’s event will take place outdoors at Sugar Beach Event’s beautiful oceanfront venue in north Kīhei. As part of our COVID safety plan, the event will be open to just 80 guests with pre-assigned outdoor seating. This year’s event will feature student films and a six course meal featuring small farm-to-table dishes. Sugar Beach Events will run a cash bar featuring locally-produced cocktails, beer and wine. The event admission will be $110, and funds raised will benefit Maui Huliau Foundation’s environmental education programs for Maui youth.

PDE3 Teacher Course

PDE3 Teacher Course

We are thrilled to announce our first ever PDE3 course open Maui DOE secondary teachers! The purpose of this course is to help Maui educators realize the potential for community partnership and ʻāina-based education to deepen their students’ sense of HĀ through ʻāina aloha practices contextualized to their particular place and community. Our staff is teaching this hybrid course along with community partners beginning August 24th. Teachers can register by visiting the pde3 website and searching for course #S186727

Mission

Our mission is to promote environmental literacy and leadership among Maui’s youth through community-based educational experiences.

Vision

To create and maintain a sustainable Maui by inspiring active, educated, and innovative stewardship.

Huliau

A time of change

A turning point

To recall the past

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