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Schedule July 26 - August 2, 2020

Itineraries subject to change without notice. Please refer to your acceptance emails for the appropriate flight information.

Day 1 - Sunday, July 26 - Travel Day and Welcome

4:00 p.m.

Meet at Hilo, Hawaii airport baggage claim-Lei greeting

5:00 p.m.

Check into UHH Dorms 

6:00 p.m.

Pa'ina (Hawai'ian dinner)

7:00 p.m.

Session 1: Hawaiian culture and traditions/Island Issues

 

Program introduction/journal, BLOG

11:00 p.m. 

Lights out

Day 2 - Monday, July 27 - Data Collection- water and fish studies

7:00 a.m.

Breakfast

8:00 a.m.

Session 2: Earth Systems – An Introduction to the Big Island

8:30 a.m.

Session 3: UHH Guest speaker

9:30 a.m.

Data collection on water analysis at Wailiku and Waikaloa Rivers

12:00 p.m.

 Lunch

12:45 p.m.

Wai'uli Beach for fish studies and optional snorkeling

5:00 p.m.  

Pizza dinner at UHH

6:00 p.m.

Evening Program- Intro Social Change Model

9:30 p.m. 

Group and individual time at UHH - journal, BLOGs

11:00 p.m.      

Lights out

Day 3 - Tuesday, July 28 - Volcanoes National Park and Pahala Plantation

7:00 a.m. 

Breakfast and pack lunch

8:00 a.m.

Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park (HVNP) - lava flows, geology of the island

 

Visitor Center/Sulphur pits/ Kilauea Iki Hike/ picnic lunch

3:00 p.m.

Pahala Plantation House

 

Session 4: Marine Policy

5:30 p.m.  

Dinner at Plantation House

7:00 p.m.   

Evening program: "talk story" with locals

9:30 p.m. 

Depart for UHH

 

journal, BLOG

11:00 p.m.

Lights out

Day 4 - Wednesday, July 29 - Transfer to Waimea

7:00 a.m.    

Luggage loaded into vans/ Breakfast and pack lunch

8:00 a.m.

Ka’umana caves, Rainbow Falls, Boiling Pots

12:00 p.m. 

Check into Hawai’i Prep Academy-lunch at HPA

1:00 p.m.

Session 5: Presentation Skills

4:00 p.m.

HPA campus hike (LieLie Hike)

5:30 p.m. 

Dinner - HPA Dining

7:00 p.m.

Evening program: Trust

9:30 p.m.     

Group and individual time- journal, BLOGs

11:00 p.m.    

Lights out

Day 5 - Thursday, July 30 - Dryland Forest and Pu’ukohola National State Park           

7:00 a.m. 

Breakfast at HPA / pack lunch

8:00 a.m.     

Conservation Methods discussion - recap of work so far

8:30 a.m.

Kaikoloa Dryland Forest

12:00 p.m. 

Lunch at the Forest

12:30 p.m. 

Pu’ukohola National State Park

 

Snorkeling (optional) and water testing

5:30 p.m.

Dinner in HPA dining

7:00 p.m.

Evening program: Leadership in the movies

9:30 p.m.

Group and Individual time- Journal/ Blogs

11:00 p.m.    

Lights out

Day 6 - Friday, July 31 - Community Engagement

7:00 a.m. 

Breakfast at HPA / pack lunch

7:45 a.m.

Session 6: Earth Systems 3 Ecosystems and populations

9:00 a.m.

Kiholo Bay with The Nature Conservancy

11:30 a.m.

Lunch at Kiholo Bay

12:30 p.m.

Afternoon- "talk story" and reflection time

2:30 p.m.

Waimea - Back at HPA: clean-up/ intro poster work

5:00 p.m.    

Dinner in HPA dining 

7:00 p.m.

poster work 

9:30 p.m.     

Group and individual time –journal, BLOGs

11:00 p.m.

Lights out

Day 7 - Saturday, August 1 - Presentations

7:00 a.m.     

Breakfast in HPA house / pack lunch

8:00 a.m.

Finalize poster prep and poster work

9:00 a.m.

Session 7: Science presentations

11:30 a.m.    

Hapuna Beach- lunch and free time at the beach

1:30 p.m.

Waimea/ Back at HPA: clean-up/sand study/ Social Change Presentation prep

5:30 p.m. 

Dinner in HPA house

7:00 p.m. 

Evening- Personal presentations / Closing ceremony

Day 8 - Sunday, August 2 - Travel Home

7:30 a.m.

Breakfast in HPA house/clean house

8:30 a.m. 

Load vans and check out  

9:00 a.m. 

Depart for Kona airport 

12:00 p.m.
and later

Departing flights