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Ride the WAVE to 808

WAVE (We Are Voices of Excellence) is a HawaiKidsCAN program that equips youth and community members across the islands with the skills to lead impactful and localized advocacy campaigns. 

Hear what some of our youth WAVE makers have to say about the program.

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The most important voices in Hawaii are the ones heading back to school

We’re excited to share back to school perspectives of four student leaders from our WAVE Youth Program. Pua Olena Torres, Dyson Chee, Camron Johnson-Lee and Phoenix Maimiti Valentine are pursuing their education in diverse ways – at a traditional public, a charter high school and via homeschooling environments. All of them are emblematic of the incredible individuals in the WAVE Youth Program, who all have a desire to see a more just and equitable state, country and world. If you’re a high school student in Hawaii check out WAVE and join us!