The RISE 21st Century After School Program


The RISE 21st Century After School Program serves as a community resource bank for Native Hawaiian, underprivileged youth ages 12 - 17 in the Hilo district to aid in revealing their individual strengths and passions for future career and academic success.

A variety of mediums are used to build individual student success plans (ISSP) such as but not limited to:


  • Apprenticeships
  • Hawaiian cultural practice
  • Internships
  • Multimedia
  • Performing arts
  • Project exhibitions
  • Student exchange
  • Work study initiatives


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