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Mission Statement

“To provide and promote Experiential Education through the perpetuation of the Hawaiian culture, quality educational programs, engagement, cultural immersion and sustainable tourism. Changing the world one student at a time through global networking and meaningful friendships.”


To “Keep it Hawai‘i”: We are committed to honor and perpetuate the Hawaiian Culture by providing opportunities for visitors to experience authentic cultural activities and programs.

Slideshow Outline

The 5 “W’s”

  • Who: Hawaiian EDventure was created in 1990 by the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo Conference Center
  • What: We offer more than 75 programs to help you discover the “Real” Hawai‘i
  • When: By the end of this slideshow… 
  • Where: Located on the Big Island of Hawai‘i (11 of the world’s 13 climate zones) (Visitor’s Bureau)
  • Why: Because it’s the EDventure of a lifetime