Mālama 'Āina Field School Summer 2020 Application
This application is for students interested in participating in the Mālama 'Āina Field School to be held June 15 - July 17, 2020. This program is for students currently in the 8th or 9th grades attending schools in Nānākuli and Wai'anae.
The Field School will blend students from Nānākuli and Wai'anae communities in an action-packed summer full of learning, service, and fun focusing on caring for the 'āina that takes care of us!
Please answer all questions as best you can. Toward the end of this application, you will see questions that your parent or guardian must also complete, which can be done at another time.
You are also required to get at least one adult reference. Please see your school counselor to get the reference form that must be completed by a teacher, grade level counselor, or vice principal.
Mahalo nui loa for showing your interest in the Mālama Āina Field School!
Home Address (Street, City, Zip Code)
Phone Number (best number to reach you)
Date of Birth
Prefer not to say
Are you Native Hawaiian?
Name of the school that you attend currently
Ka Waihona O Ka Na'auao Public Charter School
Nānākuli High & Intermediate School
Wai'anae High School
If you selected "another school," please type its name below.
Grade other than 8th or 9th
T-Shirt Size (Adult Sizes)
Are you interested in receiving an elective credit? If so, check the box that applies to you.
Elective Directed Studies in Natural Resources credit from Nānākuli High & Intermediate School)
Elective Science credit from NānākuliHigh & Intermediate School (tentative)
Elective Science credit from Wai'anae High School
Elective Leadership credit from Wai'anae High School
Elective credit from Kamaile Academy (to be determined)
Tell us a little bit about yourself. What kinds of things do you really enjoy learning about and doing? Please add detail to your answer.
If you could improve one thing about your community, what would it be? Please explain in a few sentences.
Why do you want to participate in this program? What do you hope to get out of it?
On a scale of 1 to 10, how interested are you in attending the Mālama 'Āina Field School?
I am not interested at all. I feel forced to attend.
I am really interested in getting the most out of this program.
This program will require teamwork and cooperation. Please share how well you have worked in teams before and any concerns you may have about this.
This program will require various forms of physical participation (sun exposure, dust, pollen, hiking, sweating, getting dirty, etc.). Do you have any health, dietary, or other conditions that we should know about?
If you answered "Yes" to the question above, please explain.
Do you have any plans that would interfere with your full participation in the program, which will be conducted from June 15– July 17, 2020 from 8 am - 2:30 pm? There will be occasional evening and weekend events and a mandatory Ho'ike on the evening of July 17.
If you answered "Yes" or "Maybe" to the previous question, please explain.
Applicant Agreement: I am applying to be a participant of the Mālama ʻĀina Field School. I answered the questions to the best of my ability and, if accepted, will try my best in the program. (Please type full name below.)
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