New Student Orientation

Sea Warrior Service

Friday, August 29, 2014
9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Clean a beach! Clear a trail! Help someone! Work side by side with new friends and learn more about the island of O'ahu at one of five service sites. Transportation is included. Students may pre-register for a service location online when they register for New Student Orientation. Faculty and staff may register by emailing readysetgo@hpu.edu.

Waikalua Loko Fishpond

Explore the traditional Hawaiian Waikalua Loko Fishpond and learn firsthand about its living history, thought to be as old as 600 years.This project will involve working outdoors to restore and preserve the Waikalua Loko Fishpond. www.waikalualokofishpond.org

Register here.

Institute for Human Services (IHS)

You can make a difference in the lives of men, women and families with children who are homeless and have nowhere else to go. The specifics of this project will be determined closer to the event, but has included shelter cleaning or donation sorting. IHS is the only 24-hour walk-in,emergency shelter on Oahu and provides a full range of services to men, women and families with children who are homeless or in danger of becoming homeless. www.ihshawaii.org

Register here.

Sherwoods Beach

Hawai'i is known for beautiful beaches, but marine debris can spoil the most beautiful view. Help maintain the beauty of Sherwoods near Waimanalo Bay Beach Park by participating in this beach cleaning project. This long, white beach gently slopes into the ocean providing a wonderful area for swimming and other water recreation.

Register here.

Hawai'i Nature Center

We invite our students to get dirty and take a hike. This project includes clearing vines, plants, and local streams in beautiful Makiki Valley. The Hawai'i Nature Center provides programs for 2,000 school children on Oahu and environmental education programs for families and adults. www.hawaiinaturecenter.org

Register here.

Hawaii's Plantation Village

Help preserve history!  Hawaii's Plantation Village is an outdoor history museum that tells the story of life on Hawaii's Sugar Plantations.  The specifics of this project will be determined closer to the event. www.hawaiiplantationvillage.org

Register here.