General Overview


Hawaiian Voyaging Traditions

Remarks from July 25, 1973 by Senator Kenneth F. Brown on the "malama ethic" (to take care of or to care for) in planning for Hawai‘i’s Future. 

Aloha+ Challenge

The Aloha+ Challenge is a statewide commitment to achieve Hawai‘i’s sustainability goals, and locally driven framework to implement the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

University of Hawai'i Office of Sustainability

The University recognizes the rich foundation of indigenous Hawaiian cultural values and knowledge, and seeks to learn from this foundation to develop a uniquely strong response to climate change and sustainability challenges.

Hawai'i Alliance for Community Based Economic Development

HACBED is a nonprofit intermediary that works to build the capacity of families and communities so that they have choice and control to push at social, economic, and environmental justice.

School of Hawaiian Knowledge

The mission of the School of Hawaiian Knowledge is to pursue, perpetuate, research, and revitalize all areas and forms of Hawaiian knowledge.

The Aloha+ Challenge Dashboard

The Aloha+ Challenge Dashboard is an online open-data platform to track progress, provide accountability and ensure transparency on Hawai‘i’s sustainability goals.

Maps of O'ahu

The City and County of Honolulu encompasses the entire island of Oahu, it was founded on July 1, 1907. The City and County of Honolulu is the 10th largest municipality in the United States, with a population 953,207. It has a total of 20 departments that are responsible for various services available to the public.

Image Credit

Here you will find a link to the image resources that are within the competition brief.

Hawai'i Facts and Trivia

Compilation of 35 facts on the State of Hawai'i.

Honolulu's Resilience Challenge

The culturally diverse Hawaiian capital faces numerous climate and weather related challenges that could impair the tourism-focused local economy, which could further increase homelessness.

What is Urban Resilience?

Resilience is what helps cities adapt and transform in the face of these challenges, helping them to prepare for both the expected and the unexpected.