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CITY TO HOLD “SMART” YOUTH SUMMIT 2010
TO EDUCATE YOUNG PEOPLE ABOUT RAIL TRANSIT
(February 3, 2010) --- The City & County of Honolulu has organized the SMART Youth Summit 2010, to be held at
The acronym “SMART” stands for “Save Money And Ride Transit.” The youth summit is free and will be held on a Furlough Friday.
High school and college students across
“This is a great opportunity for our young people to educate themselves on rail transit and further their knowledge on rail transit, about and how it will promote sustainability of our island and benefit future generations,” said Wayne Y. Yoshioka, Director of the Department of Transportation Services. “This youth summit promises to be fun, interactive, informative and educational.”
Attendees will learn about rail transit through high-tech presentations, youth-produced videos, award-winning artwork by students, and hands-on workshops from recent graduates. There will also be a youth concert, featuring Kolohe Kai. Augie T will emcee the event and Mayor Mufi Hannemann will deliver the keynote address.
All participants will receive a complimentary lunch. Students will also receive a certificate of completion for their attendance, and can be used in the event professors or instructors want to offer extra credit for participating in the SMART Youth Summit.
To reserve a spot at Youth Summit 2010, students and educators can register online at http://www.MovingUsForward.net/archives/512. For more details, e-mail the rail transit team at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit their youth site at www.MovingUsForward.org.