Hawaiʻi Youth Conservation Challenge Application Deadline Extended to November 4th
October 31, 2020
Application deadline for the Hawaiʻi Youth Sustainability Challenge (HYSC) has been extended to November 4th! HYSC is a program of Kupu and Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation that empowers Hawaiʻi youth to create solutions to sustainability challenges. As a lead up to the HYSC deadline, HYSC partner STEMworks Hawaiʻi hosted the Pots that Rot hack-a-thon. Seven teams of high school students from three islands took up the challenge presented by community partner Maui Nui Botanical Garden to create a biodegradable pot that could replace the plastic pots used in MNBG’s nursery. The winner of the STEMworks Solutions Challenge was Team Sus-Attainable from Kalani High School! Their project is automatically accepted to the Hawaiʻi Youth Sustainability Challenge. Check out all the innovative submissions here and don't miss your opportunity to apply for the Hawaiʻi Youth Sustainability Challenge where Hawaiʻi students in grades 9-12 receive funding, mentorship, and training to help solve sustainability and conservation challenges facing their schools and communities. Application deadline is Wednesday, November 4th! Apply today at www.hawaiiyouthsustainabilitychallenge.org.