This program provides students an opportunity to make good life choices, decisions and skills through a series of activities and assist them in preparing for college and/or a career.

‘Ike Loa Academy

This program is designed and facilitated by Erlinda Borges

Program Mission:

The purpose of this program is to provide students an opportunity to make good life choices, decisions and skills through a series of activities and assist them in preparing for college and/or a career.

Program Overview:

2016-2017

Program Days and Curriculum:     9:00am –  4:00pm

October 10 & 11           Aloha Etiquette
Lifeplan – A Journey of Choices, Decisions, and Consequences

November 11                College and Career Checklist
College Applications and Financial Aid

January 16                    Writing Skills – Cover Letters and Personal Statements
Obtaining Letters of Recommendation

February 20                  Job Applications and Resumes
The Job Interview

March 20                      Entrepreneurship

April 14                         Financial Literacy

May 30                          Creating a Personal Board of Directors

Tuesday                        Celebration

All sessions will have an afternoon activity.   Activities may include tours of resort operations, job shadowing, community service, cultural tours, and excursions.  The program would meet about once a month on scheduled school break days.  All sessions will take place at Hualālai Resort. Snacks and lunch will be provided.

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Eligible Recipients:

This program is available to children of Hualālai community employees, which include Hualālai Investors LLC, Four Seasons Resort Hualālai, and Hualālai Resort contractor employees.  Employees may be full-time, part-time or casual but must have passed their 90-day probation period as of the application deadline.  Employees who are not parents of children they are applying for must provide documentation of legal guardianship.

Deadline: Friday, September 30, 2016
Other information

The program is limited to 20 students.  It is recommended that once enrolled into the program, the student attends all sessions.  Because enrollment is limited, a student may not be absent for more than two (2) sessions.  It is the responsibility of the parent or guardian to drop off and pick up a child from the Resort.

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