The Hawaii People’s Congress took place Nov. 23 and featured more than 150 participants from across the islands gathered for a day of discussions of the climate crisis and next steps to take to prevent widespread calamity by 2030. Pictured here are the Kuleana Academy 2019 graduates, people aspiring to become more civically engaged, run for office themselves, or help other aspiring candidates get elected.
Back row, standing: from the left: Daniel Kaanana; Tanoa H Sautia; Hunter Heaivilin; Simon Russell; Jun Shin; Kaapuni Aiwohi;H.A.P.A. Founder/President, Gary Hooser,Jennifer Kagiwada, Kuleana Academy Program Manager, Aria Juliet Castillo; Hannah Liebreich; Heidi Low; Matthew Weyer; Donovan Kanani Cabebe, volunteer staffer/alumna, Natalia Hussey-Burdick.
Front row, seated, from the left: Anne Frederick, ED, H.A.P.A.; Charessa Fryc; Doorae Shin; Taylor Quanan; Nanea Lo; Erika Lechuga DiSalvo