Waipahu High School Going Green Project
The Core to College Grant is funding Waipahu High School’s Going Green Project. This project, which is part of Waipahu’s Kawahakui Hale ‘iwa Lo ‘I Hui, is an interdisciplinary, community based project that is based, in part, on Hawai‘i Common Core Standards. The mission of the hui is to teach and perpetuate the concepts of Malama ‘Aina (Caring for the Earth, Stewardship of Creation), along with sharing and preserving traditional Hawaiian cultural values within the community and the world. To reach these ends, students who are a part of this project will learn about water conservation, hydro-engineering, and natural water rights.