The Hawaiʻi Association of Watershed Partnerships is a great community partner for this Unit Plan, as they are found islandwide and support restoration efforts of native ecosystems and promote community engagement for all learners.
How do we grow diversity, collaboration, and community like a kīpuka?
1. Students will gain a sense of purpose to actively participate in caring for their place that
extends beyond themselves.
2. Students will experience how to learn and collaborate with others for a shared goal in
caring for spaces.
3. Students will understand the value in taking action to care for place
4. Students will understand the importance of native Hawaiian species and their connection
to cultural resources.
Learner Level Elementary
Primary Content Social Studies, STEM, Science, Math, Indigenous Knowledge, English Language Arts, Agriculture