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About the Exploration Foundation

At The Explorations Foundation, we are dedicated to advancing educational innovation and supporting the West Hawaii Explorations Academy (WHEA) in their mission to foster critical thinking, authentic learning, and responsible citizenship. Our nonprofit organization is committed to making a lasting impact through outreach, advocacy, fundraising, and technical assistance.

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Board of Directors

Vicky Carlson, Chair

Lisa Hummel, Secretary

Jamie Bergsma, Treasurer

Our Mission

Our mission is to promote educational innovation by partnering with WHEA to provide
the resources, support, and opportunities needed to cultivate a generation of students
who excel as critical thinkers, problem solvers, and engaged community members.

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