About Green Schools
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 Committee Chair

 Melanie Wong, LEED AP BD+C

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Support GADSZOOKS! 2014 Green Apple Day of Service projects and create positive environmental change today!

On September 27, seven schools across Oahu will participate in GADSZOOKS! 2014 Green Apple Day of Service, which brings together thousands of students, teachers, parents and community leaders from around the globe to plan a school sustainability project, and work with community volunteers to create positive environmental change

This year we're taking it outdoors and focusing on water conservation and resource management. Our amazing projects include: 

How your donation helps:

As a GADSZOOKS! 2014  sponsor, your generous contribution will support GADSZOOKS! 2014 supplies, program development, promotion, and outreach for the seven projects across OahuSponsors may choose to support the program through our various donation tiers or through in-kind donations. Email us for more information on in-kind donation support. 

USGBC Hawaii is a registered 501(c)3 and all donations are tax deductible.


Our Committee goal: To develop and support green school champions by:

  • Creating a resource clearinghouse in support of Hawaii Green Schools

  • Collaborate and partner with organizations that promote and advocate for green schools. 

  • Reaching out to the public on benefits of Green Schools




Past Events 

Photos from the GCPC Follow-up Meeting April 27th

Green Classroom Professional Certificate Workshop

  • On November 3rd, The USGBC Hawaii Green Schools Committee hosted a workshop for 100 pre-K–12, teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators, and other pre-K–12 stakeholders. Through hands-on training in a classroom setting, this four hour workshop reinforced concepts presented in the USGBC Green Classroom Professional Certification (GCPC) curriculum. Each school received a toolkit with $200 worth of tools and measuring instruments to gauge their progress as well as access to professionals in the building industry who are serving as mentors.

2012 Green Apple Day of Service at Kaahumanu Elementary School - PHOTOS


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