Society launches ‘Future Hawaiian Diplomats’ program

LIHUE — The Islands Society announced it will be providing high school students on Kauai, the Big Island, Lanai, Maui, and Molokai with the opportunity to interview senior diplomats from around the world.

Students selected for the “Future Hawaiian Diplomats” program will receive mentorship on how to conduct expert interviews from experienced journalists and policy analysts. Following publication of their interviews on Island Voices, they will also receive mentorship on how to promote their work from experienced marketing managers.

“The Islands Society is committed to inspiring and empowering high school students across Hawaii to improve the quality of life in their local communities by participating in international affairs,” says Eddie Walsh, president of the Islands Society.

Info: Keiko Ono, managing director of the Pacific Islands Society, pr@islandssociety.org. Deadline is May 27.

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