Green Apple Day of Service 2018

April 05, 2018

By: Angelica Rockquemore With the mission statement, “learners of today…leaders of tomorrow,” Pālolo Elementary School (Home of the Pugs!) is committed to instilling a visionary mindset and attitude in its students. For Green Apple Day of Service, the school boldly envisioned an Outdoor Learning Lab for students grades K-5 which would help them to meet STEAM-based learning […]

Green Apple Day of Service 2016

October 10, 2016

By: Angelica Rockquemore On Saturday, September 24th, HHF Planners, Waimānalo community members, teachers, and organizations gathered at Blanche Pope Elementary School (BPES) for Green Apple Day of Service 2016. Started by the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Center for Green Schools in 2012, Green Apple Day of Service activates hundreds of thousands of volunteers (individuals, […]

Green Apple Day of Service 2014 at Hālau Kū Māna Public Charter School

October 10, 2014

By Corlyn Orr Hālau Kū Māna Public Charter School is located in Makīkī Valley, where according to The Rainfall Atlas of Hawai‘i, the mean annual rainfall measures approximately 53 inches per year. With so much rainfall, teachers at Hālau Kū Māna have long talked about installing a rooftop rainwater harvesting system to teach their students […]

Green Apple Day of Service 2014 at Wilson Elementary School

October 03, 2014

By: Erin Higa HHF Planners has taken part in the U.S. Green Building Council’s Green Apple Day of Service ever since its inception three years ago, and it’s an event that our staff really looks forward to. This year, we partnered with Sustainability Teacher, Mrs. Laura Hew on a project to create a Canoe Plant […]