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The Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation Field Trip Grant Program helps bring students to outdoor sites where they can experience hands-on learning about Hawaiʻi's environment. Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation offers financial assistance to Hawaiʻi public schools which otherwise could not afford to participate in environmental field trips. Most field trip locations provide hands-on learning experiences for students grades K-12 and offer educational tours that can be customized to any grade level.

Loko Ea Fishpond

Haleʻiwa, Oʻahu
Grade Levels Served: PreK - High School

A field trip to Mālama Loko Eaʻs “Kupuohi Education” program will teach students, PreK - High School, about sustainability, science, language arts, Hawaiian Culture, land-stewardship with exciting hands-on, experiential activities. Students will be inspired to learn about and to care for their environment while developing their sense of place.

Teachers can select from the following field trip themes and activities:
- Wai (water)– Watersheds and Ahupuaʻa, Water Cycle, Water Quality Testing, Watershed Pollution
- Iʻa (fish)– Body parts of a Fish, Fishing Regulations, Fish Observations, Fish Dissection, Throw Net
- Mea Kanu (plants)– Moʻolelo of Laniwahine, Seed dispersion, Plant Scavenger Hunt, Native Plant Propagation
- Puʻuhonua- Critter ID and Critter Count (Limited availability)