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SUPPORTING THE COMMUNITY: $8.8 MILLION IN BENEFITS IN 2012
“It makes me want to get involved; now that I have the knowledge I can't just sit back and watch…”
–Monica, former member
PROVIDING EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY: $450,000 IN EDUCATION AWARDS DISTRIBUTED ANNUALLY
“[Kupu] offers a great opportunity for the future generations to educate them on environmental conservation and open doors to related jobs in Hawaii.”
–Jessica, former member
PROMOTING SUSTAINABILITY & CLEAN ENERGY: AVERTED 6,257 TONS OF GHG EMISSIONS IN 2012
Our Mission
To empower youth to serve their communities through character-building, service-learning, and environmental stewardship opportunities that encourage integrity (pono) with God (Ke Akua), self and others.
Youth Served To Date
2345

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Alchemy: Turning Leftovers to Gold in Just Six Months

Posted on 30 Jul 2014
Alchemy: Turning Leftovers to Gold in Just Six Months Seeing processed high school breakfasts and lunches transform into rich, dark compost really impressed me. For some reason I thought things like turkey sausage or corn dog fritters couldn’t or shouldn’t be composted, and yet, I obs…
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Build and Buy Green

Posted on 23 Jul 2014
Anyone curious about sustainable building projects in Hawaii?  Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)?  Buildings that produce more electricity than they use?  A good way to learn about these topics and more is to attend the Annual Hawaii Build and Buy Green Conference. …
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Kupu has a lot of things to offer...I got a career out of the program and I've been hired on at the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park….it is a great stepping stone for people who are looking for a foot in the door to conservation.
Kristine, 2010 member