ClimbHI Bridge

ClimbHI Bridge Highlight Video

ClimbHI Bridge Award Ceremony 2022

Congratulations and mahalo to the outstanding 2022 contributors on ClimbHI Bridge! Your efforts have supported the largest public-private partnership of its kind in the state, reaching over 57,000 students to date through groundbreaking workforce development and educational events.

We are honored to celebrate these Outstanding Businesses, Schools, and Educators for 2022:

  • Bank of Hawaii Corporation
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Chamber of Commerce Hawaii
  • Conservation International
  • Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Aquatic Resources
  • Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Forestry and Wildlife
  • Design Partners Incorporated
  • First Hawaiian Bank
  • Hawaii Business Magazine
  • HMSA
  • KAI Hawaii
  • Kaka’ako Kasuals
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
  • Residence Inn by Marriott Oahu Kapolei
  • Roy Yamaguchi
  • Second Wave Technologies
  • The Queen’s Health System
  • UHA Health Insurance
  • University of Hawai’I College of Engineering
  • YMCA of Honolulu
  • Alyssa Miyamoto, Princess Victoria Ka’iulani Elementary School
  • Christina Shioi, Hawaii State Career and Technical Student Organizations
  • Fern White, West Hawaii Complex Area, CTE DRT
  • Geraldine Valencia, Kapolei Elementary School
  • Jacey Waterhouse, Myron B. Thompson Academy
  • Janean Stone, Kea’au Middle School
  • Laura Palea, Wai’anae Intermediate School
  • Luz Guerrero, Admiral Arthur W. Radford High School
  • Maria Bernard-Reantaso, Moanalua High School
  • Maurea Walsh, Leeward District, OCID CTE
  • Melody Yoshimoto, Waipahu Intermediate School
  • Rachael Aquino, Hawaii Workforce Pipeline, Inc.
  • Stacie Sakihara, President William McKinley High School
  • Admiral Arthur W. Radford High School
  • Hālau Kū Māna Public Charter School
  • Henry J. Kaiser High School
  • James Campbell High School
  • Kalanianaʻole Elementary & Intermediate School
  • Kapolei High School
  • Keaʻau Middle School
  • Liholiho Elementary School
  • Moanalua High School
  • Myron B. Thompson Academy
  • Pearl City High School
  • President William McKinley High School
  • Prince Jonah Kūhiō
  • Princess Victoria Ka’iulani Elementary School
  • Waiʻanae Intermediate School
  • Waipahu High School
  • Waipahu Intermediate School

2022 ClimbHI Bridge Awards Recipients

ClimbHI Bridge selected by HI DOE

Connecting Businesses and Educators

Educator Testimony

Hear from educators from K-12 sharing their best practices in using ClimbHI Bridge.

ClimbHI Bridge

The revolutionary tool connecting businesses and educators

Honoring Top Business and Top Educator Users

Reaching over 12,400 students in the first 7 months

Educator Introduction Video

ClimbHI Bridge is a portal built to connect Educators and Businesses through streamlined communication that leads to successful outcomes. Once in the portal, there are multiple opportunity types for Educators to explore and then send requests to businesses that are available in each category:

  • Advisory Boards
  • Career Fair Participation and Job Readiness Activities
  • Guest Speaking
  • Industry-Focused Classroom Support (ex. Volunteer Teaching)
  • Internships
  • Job Shadowing
  • Jobs
  • Judging and Coaching
  • Materials and Resources
  • Mentorships
  • Project-Based Learning
  • Scholarships and Awards
  • Site Visits and Other Events

All businesses are welcome, so please reach out to to get started. If you are an educator seeking access, please send your first/last name and school to

Educator Quick Reference Guide

Opportunity Provider Quick Reference Guide

Opportunity Seeker Quick Reference Guide

Hui O Hawaii – Opportunity Provider

Leap Start – Opportunity Provider


I received same day responses from five of the companies that I contacted. Because the companies contacted listed themselves as willing to offer problem based learning projects, it saved me time from explaining what problem based learning is and explaining our goals and needs to them. Having everything in one place with the right contact Continue Reading

Geraldine Valencia Campbell High School July 5, 2021

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