By Leilani Silva.
Kamalani Santos, Chloe Tobin, McKenzie Laa, Caeden Kadarusman and Khyme Buan wowed the Medical Students, the Dean of JABSOM as well as the Doctor of Admissions with their knowledge of anatomy & physiology, ability to decipher a medical case determining an accurate diagnosis of a patient, as well as asking valuable questions. They interacted with everyone they encountered at JABSOM with utmost respect and impressive behaviors; it was an awesome sight to see and be apart of as they made Pahoa Proud!!
The Youth Ranger Program will expose students to conservation careers. This is a paid internship that starts during the spring semester and extends into the summer. It can also be extended into college as well.
To apply to the Youth Ranger Program a Email a letter to Kupono McDaniels, Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park ranger at firstname.lastname@example.org
After the eight week training there will be a job opening for several positions that the students can apply for (if they are US citizens and maintaining a 2.5 GPA or better). Seniors will need to be moving on to college to qualify, an unfortunate requirement from my standpoint but inescapable.
University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM) has a program for Pacific Islanders (excluding Native Hawaiians), The Pasefika Passion Pipeline. They want to make parents aware of opportunities for post high school to the Pacific Islanders of the community. They will be here presenting on March 30, 2017 in the cafeteria from 5-7 pm with dinner served. UHM needs RSVP confirmation which families can do by having their child sign up in my office F-109 by March 23, 2017.
HETS is a program funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Education that assists students with their future plans of attending a college or university as well as career development. This program is absolutely FREE to all full-time students enrolled at Keaʻau, Kaʻū, and Pahoa High Schools.
Pick up a brochure and application from Ms. Kiyomi Nozawa Edwards, F-109