Kamehameha Schools Joins IUCN to Protect Native Hawaiian Culture and Environment
Kamehameha Schools, a private educational institution in Hawaiʻi, has joined the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) as a Supporting Member. This partnership will help Kamehameha Schools to further its mission of improving the capability and well-being of Native Hawaiians through education, with a focus on conservation and sustainability.
As a Supporting Member of IUCN, Kamehameha Schools will have access to the organization’s resources and expertise in conservation. This includes research, training, and advocacy opportunities. Kamehameha Schools will also be able to collaborate with IUCN on projects that support Native Hawaiian culture and the environment.
One of the first projects that Kamehameha Schools will work on with IUCN is the development of a Native Hawaiian conservation curriculum. This curriculum will be used by Kamehameha Schools students to learn about the importance of conservation and how they can make a difference.
Kamehameha Schools is committed to protecting Native Hawaiian culture and the environment. This partnership with IUCN will help the school to achieve its mission and make a positive impact on the world.
Here are some of the specific ways that Kamehameha Schools will be involved with IUCN:
- The school will develop a Native Hawaiian conservation curriculum that will be used by students to learn about the importance of conservation and how they can make a difference.
- Kamehameha Schools will partner with IUCN on projects that support Native Hawaiian culture and the environment, such as the restoration of native ecosystems and the protection of endangered species.
- The school will provide financial support to IUCN’s conservation programs.
- Kamehameha Schools will share its expertise in education and culture with IUCN.
This partnership is a significant step forward for Kamehameha Schools and IUCN. Together, they can make a real difference in the protection of Native Hawaiian culture and the environment.
About Kamehameha Schools
Kamehameha Schools is a private educational institution in Hawaiʻi that was founded in 1887 by Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop. The school’s mission is to improve the capability and well-being of Native Hawaiians through education. Kamehameha Schools serves over 7,000 students from preschool through college.
The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is a global environmental organization that works to protect nature and promote sustainable development. IUCN is the world’s oldest and largest environmental organization, with over 1,400 member organizations and a global network of experts.
I hope this blog post has given you a better understanding of the partnership between Kamehameha Schools and IUCN. This partnership is a significant step forward for both organizations and will help to protect Native Hawaiian culture and the environment.