DUE TO OVERWHELMING DEMAND, HAPA WILL BE OFFERING AN ADDITIONAL KULEANA ACADEMY IN THE FALL OF 2017!
Are you interested in serving in public office?
Do you know someone who would make a great public servant?
Kuleana Academy is designed to educate and train emerging leaders in Hawai‘i who have a desire to serve in public office through a three-part education:
- A well-rounded introduction to progressive issues in Hawai’i;
- Training in campaign fundamentals such as canvassing, campaign fundraising and reporting; and skills in speech and debate, media interviews, and social media; plus
- Personal leadership development.
In addition, Academy participants meet with a cross-section of elected officials to learn about their experiences in running for, and serving in, public office. (Past speakers include former Governors Neil Abercrombie and John Wai`ehe, and U.S. Senator Brian Schatz).
HAPA is accepting applications now through July 1, 2017.
Participants will be evaluated and selected via a process that includes a of HAPA board members and Kuleana Academy Alliance Education Partners. Applicants will be chosen by August 1, 2017, and training weekends begin in September. More information and application available at www.HAPAhi.org.