HWP is a school-university collaborative program to provide training in writing and its classroom uses to teachers of all levels, K-16, public and private, and of all disciplines. Established in 1980, HWP has served over 1200 teachers in Summer Institutes and thousands more through various school-year in-service programs. HWP is one of almost 200 sites of the National Writing Project. Its main office is at University of Hawai`i at Manoa, with satellite sites on Maui and the Big Island.