Impact Goals

We Plan To:

  • Have an established centralization of credible and valuable sustainability expertise and technology to engage with sustainable systems management

  • Use collaborative learning and community decisions rooted in indigenous knowledge to achieve a perpetual equilibrium between natural resource use, human prosperity, and well-being

  • Be connected in a global network as a model of a systems-driven center of collaborative learning and decision-making for community sustainability.

Our Understandings:

  • Maui can serve as a model to demonstrate how to make a change in world-class sustainability

  • Restore hope in the community that we can make an impact, people need to know that we are going to make an impact

  • Build capacity for intergenerational and transdisciplinary understanding

  • Sustainability and 'ike kupuna is an expertise and there is interrelatedness between resources and issues