Enhance our campus buildings and grounds to honor the land and provide innovative teaching tools that model sustainability innovation.


KULEANA responsibility

  • Require all staff to complete the Green Classroom Professional Certificate program.
  • Include sustainability attributes of campus grounds and buildings in staff and student orientation to promote responsibility and engagement with campus.

LŌKAHI bring harmony

  • Work with architect to update the HPA campus master plan to reflect our sustainability vision and goals.
  • Improve opportunities for students and staff to bike and walk to campus through enhanced trail access and facilities.
  • Implement regenerative landscape practices using native plants, gardens, and enhanced outdoor learning spaces.
  • Design and build all new buildings to the highest efficiency, sustainability, and wellness standards.

PILINA connectedness

  • Maximize carbon offsets on available land, and further offset through local restoration service projects.
  • Include the history of HPA and Waimea lands within the curriculum.
  • Educate staff and students about the carbon impact of transportation choices and remove barriers to sustainable transportation.

HA‘INA share our story

  • Certify existing campus buildings using LEED ARC and new buildings using WELL.
  • Share case studies of new building design strategies and lessons learned.
  • Highlight sustainability attributes of grounds and buildings in admissions tours and community engagement.


Increase use of alternative transportation by staff and students