Maui Huliau Basis, a nonprofit devoted to selling environmental literacy and management amongst Maui’s youth, is internet hosting a digital Careers in Conservation collection and a month-long scavenger hunt open to Maui residents of all ages.
On Dec. 8, the Huliau Alumni Council will host a digital “Careers in Conservation: Watershed and Ecosystem Safety” occasion for Maui youth all for pursuing careers on this subject. Seven Maui professionals from totally different backgrounds will share about their jobs, profession paths and inspiration to assist defend native ecosystems.
Maui County residents between the ages of 12 and 22 (together with these enrolled in school off-island) can be a part of this free occasion by way of Zoom from 4 to five:30 p.m. by registering on the Maui Huliau Foundation website by Dec. 6.
The watershed and ecosystem safety occasion is a part of a collection of 5 digital occasions that will likely be provided all through the college yr, the place youth ages 12 to 22 can join with Maui professionals and be uncovered to numerous native careers in conservation and sustainability. Alumni will facilitate breakout rooms the place college students can have interaction in a casual Q&A with the presenters.
On the web site, college students can learn the presenter bios and in addition discover profession assets and alternatives corresponding to jobs, internships, fellowships and scholarships.
“It’s so inspiring to see younger individuals all for a profession in conservation and I actually recognize Maui Huliau offering this chance for interplay and connection”, mentioned Scott Crawford of Kīpahulu ʻOhana, who participated in a Careers in Conservation occasion in October.
Through the month of December, Huliau Alumni Council additionally will likely be internet hosting a scavenger hunt for Maui residents of all ages to discover 5 featured websites within the huakaʻi (subject journey) movies created by Maui Huliau Basis’s filmmaking college students final yr.
To take part, watch a number of of the huakaʻi movies on our web site, go to the websites to gather your images and clues, and submit your solutions by way of our web site by Dec. 31 at 8 p.m. Prizes will likely be awarded to everybody who completes at the very least one web site, with restaurant present certificates being awarded to the primary three those that efficiently full all websites. To take part go to mauihuliaufoundation.org/scavengerhunt.
Whereas participation in each digital occasions is free, Maui Huliau welcomes donations in assist of our applications for Maui youth and has numerous matching donation challenges lined up throughout the holidays on our web site and social media accounts.
You too can assist the applications by bidding on gadgets within the on-line vacation public sale that runs till Dec. 5 at https://huliau.betterworld.org. Objects will likely be shipped in time to provide them as Christmas presents.