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The Annual Environmental Education Symposium Will be Held Next Week

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The Hawaii Environmental Education Alliance will be holding its 8th annual Environmental Education Symposium next week.

This yearʻs theme is “Strengthening Sense of Hawaiʻi: Cultivating Community Relationships Through Environmental Education and Stewardship.”

The two-day conference will engage participants in hands-on field trips and interactive workshops.

Attendees will be able to choose to go on a field trip with the Maui Nui Seabird Recovery Project, The Nature Conservancy, ‘Ao‘ao O Nā Loko I‘a O Maui, or Hui O Waʻa Kaulua.

Activities on the field trips will include hiking, removing invasive species, restoring native seabird habitats, learning about navigation and sailing on a traditional Hawaiian canoe, or helping to rebuild a traditional Hawaiian fishpond. Lunch and transportation will be provided, along with a “pizza pau hana” at the end of the day.


The second day will feature presentations, workshops, panel speakers, hands-on activities, and interactive booths. Participants will have a chance to learn about diverse environmental education resources available to them in their communities and across the state.


The symposium will be held on Oct. 7 and 8 at Kamehameha Schools Maui campus.

For more information, click here.

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