Environmental Education Programs

Mālama Kamananui

For the past four decades, MGF has pioneered environmental education programs that help students understand and appreciate the history and cultural significance of Kamananui Valley. Utilizing experiential and place based learning our goal is to inspire the next generation of environmental stewards. 

We offer a variety of education programming (K-12) utilizing Kamananui Valley as our outdoor classroom. Student drop off for all environmental programs will be at Moanalua Valley Neighborhood Park. To learn more or book a reservation with us please contact us at:


Two-Week Summer Enrichment Program

Waitlist Availability Only for Summer 2021

FREE to Students Entering Grades 6-12

Students will engage with Kamananui Valley in a two week long enrichment program. Throughout the week students will learn through a variety of activities and be encouraged to return in the future with our community hiking program and mālama `āina opportunities.

Included in this program:

Valley history and mo`olelo
Mālama `āina
Hiking safety, first aid, and GPS skills
Smartphone photography
Teambuilding and leadership exercises
Staying fit and enjoying nature!

Sessions are held on weekdays, 8am-12pm. The program will be offered twice over the course of the summer, non-repeatable:

Session 1: Tuesday, June 1 - Friday, June 11

Session 2: Tuesday, July 6 - Friday, July 16

Click Here to Apply for Our Summer Program


Alakaʻi Program

Currently Accepting Applications for Fall 2021

FREE to Students in Grades 9-12

Participants in this weekend-based program will learn about conservation, green jobs, and have opportunities to share what they learn as docents in our Community Hiking Program. This is a six-week program. Classes are held on Saturdays, 9am-12:30pm.

Click Here to Apply for Our Six-Week Program


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