Hawaii's Next Chapter: Young Leaders for Tomorrow

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Hawaii’s problems seem chronic and enduring. Will our young people want to stay in Hawaii? If you want to know who is planning to solve these problems and stay in Hawaii, tune in to our spotlight of the next generation from the Center for Tomorrow’s Leaders. Driven by a love for Hawaii and a tireless commitment to their home, young people statewide are making a difference now in communities across the state. Featuring vignettes from CTL alumni on their leadership journeys post-high school and a local-style "shark tank" of the top 6 student projects from CTL partner high schools.



Fri, April 29

Time: 8 - 9 pm
Station: K5 (Ch. 6)


Sat, April 30

Time: 6 - 7 pm
Station: KGMB (Ch. 7)


Sun, May 1

Time: 3 - 4 pm
Station: KHNL (Ch. 8)


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A movement of world-class, local leaders
who create Hawaii's next chapter.

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islands statewide? Connect with us to volunteer, partner, or join our team!


Year 1

Educational Projects

Hilo High School

Helping promote student success at Hilo High School

Post-it Movement

James Campbell High School

Spreading positivity and school spirit through post-its of encouragement across campus


Kapolei High School

Helping the freshman class transition with confidence to the Kapolei
High School 'ohana through life/soft skills building workshops with upperclassmen

CTE Pathway

Kohala High School

Providing peer mentorship to incoming freshman through guidance on the CTE Pathway process

Keiki Gardens Project

Lana'i High School

Creating an on-campus garden that will serve as a learning site to mentor the Lana'i elementary school students on how to care for the environment

Passion Between the Lines

Wai'anae High School

Providing peer-to-peer tutoring to underclassmen in the AVID pathway, many who will be the first generation to attend college

Anti-Bullying Musketeers

Pearl City High School

Spearheading an anti-bullying campaign across Pearl City High School's campus, especially given the rise in physical and cyber bullying

Passion for School

McKinley High School

Setting up an after school peer-to-peer tutoring system to help struggling classmates

Interested in working for CTL?

We are looking for a motivated person to teach weekly leadership development courses in our high school and mentor student-led projects.

Year 2

Ola Project

Castle High School

Addressing growing mental health needs from the pandemic by creating a mental health awareness campaign at Castle High School


Pearl City High School

Coordinating clothing and supply drives in partnership with a local homelessness non-profit

Project Flashback Marauder

Waipahu High School

Researching and recording the history of Waipahu High School to be used in the onboarding of new teachers

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Year 3


CTL Fellows

Addressing the issue of police-community relations with HPD. Compiled over 400 students responses to testify to the Honolulu Police Commissionon youth voice in the selection of the next HPD chief. Conducting webinars with local leaders in the justice system to spread awareness

I Ka Wa Pilikia

McKinley High School

Creating a local alternative to GoFundMe in partnership with local banks. This will allow students in crisis to directly access an emergency pool of funds without processing charges and help build a stronger connection to financial literacy.

Hawaii's Most Diverse & Active Alumni Network

Hawaii's Most Diverse & Active Alumni Network Vanguard is the Center for Tomorrow's Leaders opt-in network for alumni aged 18-25.