2019 summer programs

Applications are now open for our 2019 program in partnership with Sustainable Living Institute of Maui! Our alumni leaders are currently confirming itinerary details to be released in early May. You can read more details below and use the button to the right to apply now and reserve your spot. We will then contact all applicants in June when we begin program registration.

Huliau Eco-Adventure 2019

July 23rd-26th  Grades 7-9 Various locations

This program is from 8:30am-4pm Tuesday-Friday with pick up and drop off at Maui College in front of the Laulima building.

Huliau Eco-Adventure is a 4 day hands-on introduction to environmental studies for students entering grades 7-9. Students will engage in experiential learning through fun group explorations of Maui’s unique environments. Potential activities include hiking, swimming, working in a loʻi (taro patch), farm activities, tree planting, a visit to Maui Ocean Center, and more! The program is planned and led by Huliau alumni in collaboration with our staff, our high school leadership team, and experts in various environmental fields. For more information, photos and videos of past programs click here.

 

Students in grades 11-12 can apply for our 5 day internship to help lead the program activities and gain experience teaching in the field.

2018 Huliau Eco-Adventure Itinerary

This is our 2018 program itinerary to give you a general idea of how the program is structured. Our alumni leaders will be confirming the 2019 itinerary during April 2019 to be added here in early May 2019.

Tuesday

Climate Change and Green Careers

UH Maui College and Maui Nui Botanical Gardens

Activities include hands-on games, identifying plants and learning about aquaponics.

Wednesday

Marine Ecosystems

Kihei Canoe Club and Maui Ocean Center

Activities include canoe paddling, learning about coral and marine debris and exploring Maui Ocean Center.

Thursday

Ahupuaʻa and Watershed Health

Waiheʻe Ridge Trail and Nohoʻana Farms

Activities include hiking (2 miles), working in the loʻi and swimming in the stream.

Friday

Sustainable Agriculture

Pono Grown Farms in Olinda and Debolt Gardens in Piʻiholo

Activities include learning about organic farming, working on the farm and native tree planting.