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COLLEGE KICK- START WORKSHOPS
WHEN
Summer 2021
In-Person in room H-101
June 16-18 or June 23-25, 2021
OR
Virtual via WebEx
July 21-23, 2021
WHERE
Henry J. Kaiser High School College & Career Center Room H-101
FOR RISING SENIORS (CLASS OF 2022)
PLANNING TO APPLY TO 4-YR COLLEGES/UNIS
ADVANCE TICKETS
First-come, first-served! Information, registration, and consent forms are in our Class of 2022 College & Career Google Classroom
AT THE DOOR
Get your seats early.
Space is very limited for the more interactive in-person sessions.
SPONSORS
Your Career & College Counselors
Suzanne Nii
nii@k12.hi.us
Trevor Teraoka
teraoka@k12.hi.us
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Kaiser is registered so YOU can join the College Essay Guy's Virtual workshops:
  • Personal Statement Boot Camp
  • Supplemental Essay
  • UC Personal Insight Question
These courses are GREAT supplements to Ms. Nii and Mr. Teraoka's College Kick-Start Workshops.
Check your Kaiser email and C/O 2022 Google Classroom for registration information.
Aloha, m
 
Manawa Kūpono is now offering an application for college fee reimbursements!

Our College Application Fee Reimbursement project is made possible through funds from the Native Hawaiian Education Program under the U.S. Department of Education. This reimbursement project is available for $75.00 to the first 100 students who meet the following criteria:
  • Native Hawaiian 
  • Bonafide resident of the State of Hawaiʻi
  • Submitted an application fee payment to their college of choice

Please complete the following documents to be considered for the fee reimbursement: 
  • College App Fee Reimbursement Form
  • WH-1 Form - Section A & E only (please see example attached on how to complete form
  • Receipt Confirmation of College App
  • Proof of Hawaiian Registry
All forms (in the sidebar) may be uploaded to our Dropbox: http://go.hawaii.edu/Ji5
This project ceases when all funds are depleted.

 
Should you have any questions, you can reach us at manawa.kupono@hawaii.edu. 

April 21 - May 12: Your Academic Journey with Kapiʻolani Community College

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Whether you are just graduating from high school, switching careers, and/or have a family member starting college, this is an opportunity to learn about how Kapiʻolani Community College supports students through their academic and personal goals. “Your Academic Journey with Kapiʻolani Community College” is a 4-part webinar series providing a foundational perspective on how to get started and the support one can expect.

 

 

Each webinar will take place at 5:00 pm HST on the date listed below.

 

April 21: Financing Your Education

April 28: How the Placement Test Works

May 5: Support Services from Tutoring to Counseling

May 12: The Admissions and Registration Process

 

There is no charge to attend these webinars. Simply register at http://go.hawaii.edu/JCs.

Register for a special four-part Warrior Webinar Advising Series!

Academic Advisors can be the best resource when it comes to navigating all the courses, requirements, and opportunities that college has to offer. Learn more about the advising process, how they set students up for success and how to connect with academic advisors!



Click on the image below to register

 
April 28th, 2 pm: Advising 101
May 5th, 1 pm: Placement Exams
May 12th, 1 pm: Building Your First Semester
May 19th, 1 pm: Building Your College Toolbox

All webinar times are 60 minutes and are listed are in Hawaii Standard Time (HST)

All students and families that have submitted their Intent to Enroll(deposit), and high school counselors are welcome to attend this series to learn more about the academic advising process and the resources academic advisors can provide to students!
 
If you havenʻt previously registered for any of our 2021 events, hereʻs how to register:
1. You will need to create a new account on our events platform.
2. Select the Warrior Webinar Advising Series event tile
3. Click on "Register"
4. For each webinar you are interested in attending, click on "Remind Me" 
 

Can't make the Webinar? No worries, all webinars will be recorded and posted online.
 

QUESTIONS?

Please email visituhm@hawaii.edu.
Our virtual financial aid informational webinars will help you learn:
- How to get access to over $150 billion in grants, loans, and work-study funds from the federal government to help pay for college.
- Tips on filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA.
- How to access over $70 million dollars in scholarships and grants that are awarded to Hawai‘i students each year to help pay for college, regardless of family income.
May 6, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
Registration Code (same to access all sessions): https://hawaii.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Lf4TWyOcQ8eEnvuuBOY7og
Click the link above or the logo to go to the registration page.
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Saturday, May 15, 2021

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM HST

This first-ever event is designed specifically for newly enrolled UH Manoa students & their families to meet with their advisors, prepare for registration, and learn how academic advisors can help them to succeed! Join us to meet the UH Manoa Academic Advisors and how they assist students.

Ease in to college with one or two classes in the summer and take advantage of additional resources and activitieso designed specifically to make your transition from high school to college a smooth one.

  • Register for high demand courses in the summer so you can fulfill basic requirements earlier and with the bonus of program staff to help you along the way.
  • Interact with faculty and advisors who can help you navigate your academic career.
  • Get to know your way around campus, including Mānoa’s libraries, recreational and health facilities, the Campus Center, and other student resources.

APPLICATION DEADLINE MAY 15

CONTACT US

(808) 956-9246

programs@hawaii.edu

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Medical Diagnosis and Treatment Summer Program 

Date: July 12 – 16,  2021 

This week-long summer program for students currently in grades 10-12 provides an engaging, hands-on learning opportunity for students interested in health professions.  The program will be online (Monday, Wednesday, and Friday) and in-person at the UH Mānoa John A. Burns School of Medicine in Kakaʻako (Tuesday and Thursday).

Through gross anatomy laboratory demonstrations, clinical skills laboratories, computerized manikin simulations, and simulated patient interactions, students will learn how to:

  • describe the epidemiology, signs and symptoms, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of illnesses common in Hawaii
  • perform basic clinical skills such as measuring vital signs and listening to the heart and lungs with stethoscopes
  • interview and counsel patients

The Medical Diagnosis and Treatment program is part of UH Mānoa Outreach College’s Summer Programs.  The fee is $300.

Click here for the program application: https://www.outreach.hawaii.edu/summer/high_school_students/

Questions about registration?  Call (808) 956-9246

Children’s Literature Hawai‘i (CLH) is holding its Biennial Conference on Literature and Hawai'i's Children online June 4-8,d 2021.
The theme of this year's Conference is "A Net Full of Stories, Imagined and Real."
Featured guests: Lehua Parker, author of several award-winning stories, including 2017 Nēnē Award nominee One Boy, No Water; and Caren Loebel-Fried, an eco-focused, award-winning artist and author known for her gorgeous hand-colored block prints. The two guests will be presenting keynotes, holding professional sessions, and leading teen workshops.
Other presenters include local and national writers, artists, performers (including the Honolulu Theatre for Youth), librarians, educators, and scholars.
So, if you are a parent, grandparent, teacher, librarian, writer, illustrator, scholar, or anyone interested in children's literature, we invite you to learn more at https://www.childrenslithawaii.org and join us for some safe, educational, and virtual fun.
See the flyers in the sidebar.

The HS Navigator Young Scholars Program strives to engage academically talented students with a strong desire to pursue careers inh computer science and related areas. The program incorporates a lecture series, research exposure experiences, and networking opportunities. Participants will also get the chance to work on live projects on a variety of latest CS and modern fields. The opportunity itself is a remote 8-Weekend online program where every weekend will consist of 2-4 hrs webinars and labs on scheduled topics. Students can then create their own blogs or sites to help showcase the projects that they have made! This will be unique opportunity for all Middle and High school student who are not able to find any summer program in this pandemic time.

 

Apply Online at Young Scholar Program Application page

High School Internship Program

Senator Schatz's High School Internship Program provides a hands-on learning opportunity and bencourages students to be leaders and advocates in their schools and communities.  Previous classes have conducted peer surveys, attended community meetings, tracked how federal legislation impacts their communities, and learned how to propose the office take action on issues that are important to them.

 

The internship runs from October - April, and interns must commit for the full term.  This is a virtual internship, and the work is designed to be completed outside of school hours.  The program uses online tools and communication methods, including weekly video conferences, so students from all islands are encouraged to apply.   Strong preference is given to students in their last year of school.

 

Applications for the 2021 - 22 school year must be completed before 6:00pm on Sunday, September 5, 2021. 

 

For more information or to apply, students should visit: www.schatz.senate.gov/services/internships

U.S. Service Academy Appointmentss

An official nomination is required for admission to each of the Service Academies except the United States Coast Guard Academy.

Due to a competitive and thorough selection process, students are encouraged to apply to their Congressional sponsors and Service Academies in the spring of their junior year. Students in their senior year will also be considered.

Senator Schatz: Friday, October 15, 2021, 6:00pm HST.

Senator Hirono: Sunday, October 31, 2021.

Representative Kahele: Sunday, October 31, 2021.

Representative Ed Case: Friday, October 15, 2021.

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Coming Soon
SCOIR (meaning to exit, retire or transition)
A future planning tool for Kaiser students.
  • Expand college access and improve collegiate outcomes
  • Understand your unique talents and pursue interesting career paths well-suited to those abilities.
See the flyer in the sidebar.
Click on the logo for more information.