MOC Marine Institute’s ‘Keiki o ke Kai’ program introduces high school juniors and seniors in Maui County to diverse marine science and ocean conservation topics. Focused on experiential learning, students work alongside MOC Marine Institute biologists and educators and participate in fieldwork, research projects, and restoration activities in hopes of inspiring higher-level education.
Keiki o ke Kai activities include:
-Sea turtle rescue and rehabilitation
-Coral reef restoration
-Topics in ocean careers
-Pollution prevention projects
-Service hours at MOC Marine Institute
-Additional aid and support in choosing a path in marine science
-Resident of Maui County
-Junior or Senior in High School
-Able to commit to volunteering at least eight hours per week at MOC Marine Institute for the duration of the school year
Please email Chanel Browne at firstname.lastname@example.org with questions or for more information.
The application deadline for the 2021/2022 school year is September 15, 2021.