High School Program

Bringing the World to Hawaiʻi’s Youth!


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PAAC offers many opportunities for high school students and teachers to enrich their knowledge and perspectives on critical global issues. For more information, please call 808-944-7780.

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PAAC empowers Hawaiʻi teens with the skills to be the global leaders of tomorrow. PAAC’s award-winning High School Global Education Program (HSGEP) uses non-traditional, experiential learning to engage and excite students about global issues. PAAC strives to develop students' leadership, empathy, critical thinking, and cross-cultural collaboration skills. Since 1954, PAAC has served over 100,000 Hawaiʻi high school students. 


PAAC's HSGEP includes student-led clubs, after-school global studies classes, inter-school conferences and competitions, global action service projects, study tours to Asia and the Pacific, and over $120,000 in academic and travel scholarships to support students annually. 


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