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Hawaii News Now Reports on NPF’s Open OutDoors for Kids Support

Hawaii News Now interviews NPF’s Chaska Hansen and Honeygirl Duman, Haleakalā’s interpretation and education specialist, about NPF’s Open OutDoors for Kids grant to Haleakalā National Park.

Chaska highlights how NPF’s Open OutDoors for Kids program supports meaningful learning experiences that connect students to parks, noting that national parks are some of the world’s largest classrooms and offer opportunities for students to engage with nature, history, culture, and science. She then focused in on NPF’s impact through the lens of the Open OutDoors for Kids-funded program at Haleakalā, emphasizing that the connection between language, culture, and the power of identity is universal and how she hopes students will see their history in the national parks through this program and feel proud.

Watch the entire TV segment here.