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Our ongoing "platform projects" have pre-set trainings at the start of each semester:

Pālolo Pipeline : Head Start , Pālolo El. , Pālolo 'Ohana Learning Center , Jarrett Middle School, Kaimuki High School, Palolo Stock Market , Ali'iolani El.

No mo' haus'-Homeless Programs: IHS Homework Club | Next Step Homeless Shelter

Ongoing Projects: SHINE | Mālama i nā Ahupua’a | I-REC

Course-Specific Projects: FAFSA project, Income Tax Preparation , Pālolo Stock Market Project , Nursing Papakolea Project

Service pays: Students in Service

Need help finding a project based on YOUR availability?

Pālolo Pipeline Projects

All of the sites listed in this section below are part of the "Pipeline".

Pālolo Pipeline (includes: Pālolo Head Start, Pālolo Learning Center, Pālolo Elementary School, Jarrett Middle School , Ali'iolani Elementary and Kaimuki High School).

Pālolo Elementary School*

Tutor/mentor kids - after school OR during school, with teacher guidance.

Prospective tutors must attend ONE of the training sessions.**

WHEN (Please attend one) :

  • Friday- January 23, 2015
  • Thursday- January 29, 2015
  • Monday- February 2, 2015

TIME: 3:30pm-4:30pm

WHERE: Report to Palolo Elementary School's library

*If you apply to tutor at Palolo Elementary, a background check may be administered by the school. The school's application will be given out at orientation and completed on site.

**If you are a returning student, please contact Henrietta Clemons (733-4700); she needs your help as soon as possible. You do not have to go through training again.

*** For those who can’t make either of these mandatory orientations, you should contact Henrietta Clemons (733-4700).

No RSVP is needed for the pre-scheduled trainings listed above. After registering for service-learning online, attend ONE of the training sessions with your Connection/Waiver form. Be on time. Complete & return this to the S-L office & pick up your timesheet.

If you have additional questions, contact the S-L office.

Head Start at Pālolo El.

Early-childhood education. Support teachers with their lessons for preschool-aged children.
Proof of TB Test required. Training is on an individual basis.
Site is usually open to volunteers on weekdays, 8:00am-12:00pm**

**This site will reopen in mid-September; we'll post this information as soon as it's available. At that time, contact the appropriate site coordinator to arrange training and service schedule. After registering for service-learning online, attend training with your Connection/Waiver form. Complete & return this to the S-L office & pick up your timesheet.

Jarrett Middle School:

Site is open during and after school. For specific times, click here. Volunteers must commit to serving 2-3 hours per week, for 8-10 weeks.

Orientation/interviews are scheduled on an individual basis. Students must contact Kat, who will schedule volunteers according to their availability, and service-learning focus. She may ask for a resume and/or interview, and a background check may be performed (with no cost to volunteers). Training is arranged if needed. It's important to start early; processing time is about 2 weeks.

Contact Ms. Kat Lobendahn to get started. (email After registering for service-learning online, attend training with your Connection/Waiver form. Complete & return this to the S-L office & pick up your timesheet.

Pālolo 'Ohana Learning Center

Help people of all ages in the computer room, OR projects led by faculty/students, OR help kids with homework, OR after school science-based program.

TRAINING: Orientation is scheduled on an individual basis after all requirements are fulfilled. You will be assigned to one of the following training dates. Please refer to the instructions below for getting started at Palolo Ohana Learning Center.

Dates & Times - you will be assigned to one of the following sessions after following the procedure for getting started.

  • Friday, February 06, 2015 @ 1:30-2:30pm
  • Monday, February 09, 2015 @ 1:30-2:30pm
  • Thursday, February 12, 2015 @ 2:00-3:00pm
  • Tuesday, February 17,2015 @ 2:00-3:00pm
  • Monday, February 23, 2015 @ 2:00-3:00pm
  • Thursday, February 26, 2015 @ 2:00-3:00pm
  • Monday, March 9, 2015 @ 1:30-2:30pm (TENTATIVE)
  • Monday, March 16, 2015 @ 1:30-2:30pm (TENTATIVE)

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you have plans to participate in a pre-scheduled training that takes place after the due date, you should still register online, print the connection form, and send an email to before the due date, indicating your site and your plans.

Students please note: 12 hours of service is the minimum per semester.

After registering on Chaminade's service-learning website:

  1. Download this application and fill it out. Indicate your program of interest (see descriptions above) if you have a preference.
  2. Attach your completed application to an email that asks Ms. Kauhane Aipia (site supervisor) for permission to serve. (
  3. Ms. Kauhane will call you to schedule an orientation date.
  4. Attend the orientation with your Chaminade S-L Connection Form (waiver). At orientation you will also sign up for service shifts for the semester (typical shifts are 2 hours long, 2:30pm-4:30pm, Monday-Friday.
  5. Turn in your signed, completed Chaminade S-L Connection Form to the S-L office and receive a time sheet.
  6. Attend the weekly shift to which you were assigned. Complete your minimum of 12 hours.
  7. Work with your supervisor to complete the time sheet and evaluation form; please turn this in to the S-L office by the due date on the form.

WHERE: Report to the second floor of the main housing office @2170 Ahe Street (the 'Ohana Learning Center) for training.


  • GETTING THERE: View directions from Chaminade to the Learning Center here. If you need transportation, please contact the S-L office three days prior to the training session you plan on attending.
  • After registering for service-learning online, follow these instructions. If you have additional questions, contact the S-L office.
  • For those who are given approval to participate in the Tuesday evening Pālolo 'Ohana Program (POP), you should attend one of these training sessions in addition to meeting with the program directors.
    If you have additional questions, contact the S-L office.

Kaimuki High School

Tutor students in-class in correspondence with their school schedule. Orientation is done on an individual basis. Regular weekly commitment required.

Special Projects are also welcome, based on your area of study/interests.

Kaimuki H.S campus map

If you can make the commitment described, or if you have a special project to propose:

  1. Contact Lisa Shimokawa at ASAP with your name, institution, class/instructor and your interests/special skills.
  2. She will set up a time for you to do an interview at the school and match you with a position at the school.
  3. Orientation/training takes place individually or in groups.
  4. Requirements: brief interview and causal-professional dress code.


Help kids with math problems on the computer.
There are 1.5 hour shifts available Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 2:45pm-4:15pm.

Students please note: 10 hours of service (7 tutoring days) is the minimum per semester.

You MUST attend ONE of these training sessions:

  • TBD

Training Location:

Ali'iolani classroom F-101 (Mrs. Yokoyama's room)

Enter the Ali'iolani parking lot on 6th Avenue (near Waialae Ave.) and park anywhere in the two lots there. You will see a 2-story building right next to the parking lot, with red doors.  F-101 is the first classroom on the bottom floor of the that building. Enter through the red doors.

No Mo' Haus'- Homeless Programs:

IHS Homework Club

Students please note: 12 hours of service is the minimum per semester.

Training takes place before your first hours of service begin. Thereafter, your site coordinator will give you instruction for each day's activities, and she will also debrief with you at the end of each shift.

Trainings & service shifts will be between 2:30-5:00 on weekdays (Monday-Friday). 

Scheduling is done on an individual basis; contact Angela, Children's Program coordinator, to begin:, 447-2821
After registering for service-learning online, attend training/service with your Connection/Waiver form. Complete & return this to the S-L office & pick up your timesheet.

Next Step Homeless Shelter /Kaka'ako

For the keiki tutoring program, 20 hours of service per semester is strongly encouraged.


For any questions please CONTACT the S-L OFFICE

After completing the CUH online S-L registration, send ONE email to --- Share your name, course info (including instructor's name), your weekly availability for volunteering (within these time frames: Sun/Mon/Tues. 5:30-7:30), and the reason why you'd like to choose Next Step as your service site. Also, tell us which pre-scheduled orientation you will be attending. The list is below. At least 2 days' notice is required before attending an orientation.

You will receive a reply with instructions about attending orientation. For directions to the shelter, see our "Projects" page. Students who arrive late will not be allowed to complete the orientation session that day. Bring your Chaminade S-L Connection/Waiver form (printed upon registering online) when you go to orientation. Complete & return this to the S-L office. You'll then receive a timesheet to log your hours.

ORIENTATIONS start promptly at 4:45 pm (PLEASE PICK ONE. These dates are tentative, pending a sufficient number of volunteer RSVPs. We will confirm scheduling with you through the procedure described above.)
**There is a limited number of space available for tutors at Next Step; the sooner you get started, the more likely you'll be accepted.

  • Tuesday January 20, 2015
  • Monday January 26, 2015
  • Tuesday February 10, 2015
  • Monday February 23, 2015
  • LAST CHANCE ORIENTATION Monday, March 16, 2015


  • If you have plans to participate in a pre-scheduled training that takes place after the registration due date, you should still register online, print the connection form, and send an email to before the due date, indicating your site and your plans.
  • For planning/orchestrating special projects at Next Step, please email the CUH S-L Office and express your interest and ideas. After receiving approval, you must attend a Next Step Orientation, at which you can explore the possibilities or solidify the details with site supervisor, Mr. Kapua Tani or Nadine.


Tutor elder immigrants in practical English and citizenship.

MANDATORY tutor orientation
WHEN: January 24th (Saturday)
TIME: 1:00 pm
WHERE: Henry Hall room 121 (click for map)

After registering for service-learning online, attend orientation with your Connection/Waiver form and ALL other required materials.

**If you are unable to attend, contact Candice Sakuda by 2:00 P.M. on FRIDAY, JANUARY 16 , or you may not be able to participate.

View the SHINE schedule

Mālama i nā Ahupua’a (MINA)

Environmental/cultural project - mālama the ‘aina. Learn about traditional Hawaiian use of land and water and understand why this knowledge is important today.

Orientation and commitment to the minimum requirements are important.
See Calendar and review requirements on the MINA website as well.

You can simply show up to a pre-scheduled training/orientation as shown on the MINA calendar; no RSVP is required. Bring your Connection Form for a signature, then submit it to Henry 117 for a timesheet/eval form.

Please contact coordinators for more information (


Inclusive Recreation: students make handicrafts, watch movies, bake cookies, etc. with individuals with disabilities.

To get started, register for S-L online and take your printed waiver form to your first I-Rec activity as a volunteer.
For questions/concerns, contact the S-L office.

Click to view the I-REC calendar

Course-Specific Projects:

Nursing Papakolea Project

For NUR291

For BIO304


FAFSA Project

CUH Accounting and Marketing students work together to help high school students and their parents file the FAFSA forms.
For specific dates, click here. For more information on the project, click the link above.

Income Tax Preparation

For students in specified accounting or business classes (AC306).

Main project takes place in Spring semester.
Support positions may be available in Fall.

Contact us for more information.

MUST attend training sessions (both dates required) :

  • Session I: Saturday January 17, 2015 @ 8:30am-4:30pm
  • Session II: Saturday January 24, 2015 @ 8:30am-4:30pm

          *Held at Chaminade in Kieffer Hall, Room #9

For more information, contact Professor Wayne Tanna.

Palolo Stock Market Project

Training is in 2 parts:
Students must first learn about mentoring. We use a research-backed training program that will teach you skills for working with people in all contexts (for the Stock Market Game and beyond). Send an email to, indicating that you can make the commitment to the project. Tell us your name, which course you're doing service-learning for, and your phone number.

After reviewing your email, we will send you an invitation to do the online mentoring training, along with instructions. Complete the online modules by the start date of the project; this is part 1 of the training. Part 2 follows.

In addition to the online mentoring training, one in-person training is required:

Tuesday January 27th @ 4:30 - 6:00pm
Kieffer Hall #31. Be on time and bring your Service-Learning Connection Form (print after registering online for service-learning)

NOTE: You must complete training February 3, 2015.


Contact Professor Wayne Tanna for more information (739-4606).


Field Surveying Project

For students in specified social science or environmental classes.

Service Pays in More than One Way!

Students in Service has been suspended until further notice. Contact the S-L office for more information.

If you're doing Service-learning, community service, an internship, or student teaching, you may qualify for $$$$ towards your tuition!

Want to find out if you're eligible? Click here.

If you are eligible make sure to bring all required forms to the orienation session that you attend.

Attend an orientation session: