Leadership Summit


Inviting all community leaders and educators to come together to discuss opportunities for Pacific islanders in Hawaii.

Leadership Summit – Friday, Feb. 8, 2013: To engage leaders from Hawaii colleges, high schools, community organizations, government agencies, and DOE administrators on the challenges and solutions of supporting Pacific islander students in Hawaii.

What is the Leadership Summit?

An opportunity for educators and community leaders to address the challenges and share best practices in providing effective culturally appropriate outreach services for Pacific islander students and their parents in local high schools in Hawaii.

Who is invited to participate in the Summit?

All colleges, schools, organizations, government agencies, churches that provide services to Pacific islanders in the State of Hawaii are invited to send representative(s) to be part of the Leadership Summit.

Can representatives also participate in the College Day the next day?

Absolutely. We encourage all representatives to participate in our Lunch & Resource Fair on Saturday, February 9, 2013 for high school students of Pacific island ethnicity at UH Hilo. Find out more information about the Resource Fair by clicking here.

Is there a fee to participate in the summit?

The entire conference is being subsidized by the AANAPISI grant and in-kind donations from our co-sponsors. While participants do not pay anything we do ask that they register using our online registration form.

What is the schedule?

The morning session (9 am – 1 pm) will be dedicated to educators (colleges and high schools) to discuss initiatives. They will be joined by community leaders over lunch (noon – 1:30) to listen to the keynote address by Dr. Luoluo Hong, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at UH Hilo before followed by more joint discussions until 4:30 pm. The college student leaders will convene at 5:30 – 9:00 pm to discuss inter-campus, inter-club coalitions in supporting student success. >see complete schedule