The Pathway to Purpose program is a high school program where students work on real world projects with industry professionals in Hawaii, exploring exciting fields like AI, Marine Robotics, Sustainability, and Entrepreneurship. Work with expert guests, industry professionals, and educational leaders to prepare for the future and make a difference in your community. Our program puts students in the navigators role to their education, letting them pick projects and experiences that they are passionate about and providing mentoring and support for them to achieve their dreams.
Pathway to Purpose has a mix of virtual and in-person learning opportunities for students anywhere in Hawaii. Each opportunity runs for 16 weeks and is completely free for students to participate in. Scroll down to learn more about each pathway that is available for students.
Classes now open for Spring Semester!
Work in partnership with Oceanit and the Hawaii Department of Transportation to help tackle community safety with data.
Journalism is about telling the most important stories that can change your community and the world.
Love the ocean? Us too. Learn from ocean scientists about different ocean ecosystems, humans impact on them, and how you can help protect and restore them
Spotlight on the Entertainment Industry offers students the opportunity to explore various jobs and careers linked to the Arts, Media and Entertainment.
In this opportunity, students get to work directly with marine scientists and local organizations to learn about problems in our area and create solutions.
Entrepreneurship introduces students to the process of recognizing opportunities and planning for the establishment of a business.
Sustainability and Environmental technologies introduces students to water and land sustainability problems and solutions in Hawaii.
Coding is more than understanding the programming language used, it is also about developing computational thinking skills that facilitate problem-solving.
Learn how to create a successful agriculture business in Hawaii. Working with the Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation, students will explore careers in Agriculture.