Mentors DO Make a Difference!!!

Mentors are

    • People of Positive Influence in a Young Person’s Life
    • Always Open to Growth and New Ideas from Hawaii’s Youth
    • Living Examples of a Drug & Crime Free Life 

Mentors need to

    • Pass a police records check (no DUIs, felonies, sex crimes, and alcohol or substance abuse within the last 5 years).
    • Provide 2 favorable character references.
    • Not be a parent/guardian 
    • Not be a resident in the same household as their mentee.
    • Be the same gender as their mentee
    • Have similar interests
    • Live within a close geographical location, if possible.
    • An example of maturity
    • Be 23 Years or Older

Mentors Make The Difference:

Find out how mentoring supports the goals of ChalleNGe through the real-life stories of cadets experiencing the program, staff supporting the cadets, and experts in the field of mentoring.

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Fact Sheet for Future Mentors

Once you have identified someone you think you want to ask to be your mentor, use this fact sheet to help explain Challenge mentoring.

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More for Potential Mentors:
The Fundamentals of Mentoring

This interactive tool is designed to provide basic information on the fundamentals of mentoring to people who are interested in making the commitment to be a mentor.

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Mentoring and the ChalleNGe Program

This timeline explains the mentor’s role in each phase of the ChalleNGe program.

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Mentors click here to access e-learning


For more information, please contact:

Mrs. Margaret Tatum, Mentor Coordinator
Phone:  808 673 7530 ext. 207

Ms. Gail Fujimoto, Assistant Mentor Coordinator
Phone:  808 673 7530 ext. 218