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Governor signs statewide ocean resources management plan

MEDIA RELEASE Fostering collaboration across government agencies, Gov. Neil Abercrombie today signed the 2013 Hawaii Ocean Resources Management Plan that brings county, state and federal partners together to ensure the sustainable use and conservation of Hawaii’s ocean and coastal resources for current and future generations. “It is essential that government agencies at all levels work […]

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Kona Town Meeting: Food sustainability (Nov. 16)

Kona Town Meeting: Food sustainability (Nov. 16)

MEDIA RELEASE Currently Hawaii imports 90 percent of its food from the mainland and foreign countries. Imported food is expensive and usually less nutritious than fresh locally grown food. Come learn how to prepare your home garden and grow your own fresh, healthy food. Guest speakers are Ken Love, Executive Director of the Hawaii Tropical […]

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Puana Ka Ike lecture highlights ahupuaa, sustainability (April 30, May 3)

Puana Ka Ike lecture highlights ahupuaa, sustainability (April 30, May 3)

MEDIA RELEASE Botanist Kawika Winter presents five major lessons of the ahupuaa system that can be applied to contemporary sustainability issues in Hawaii and the world as a whole in a Puana Ka Ike (Imparting Knowledge) lecture in Kona and an Eia Hawaii presentation in Hilo. Winter will discuss “Ahupuaa Restoration: Melding Science and Culture […]

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E Malama Aina Sustainability Festival slated Nov. 7

MEDIA RELEASE The second annual E Malama Aina Festival at Mooheau Park in Hilo focuses on sustainability practices for our island. Hosted by the Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce (HICC), the 2009 festival will feature green practices of local businesses, community groups and organizations. Themed villages focus on transportation, building, agriculture, alternate energy, economy and […]

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Not only possible but existent.  Wai’aha Farm has been developing a sustainable model community on a portion of 100 acres right here in our backyard for the last several years.  They are now ready for us to see their progress and learn from their experiences.

Sustainable Farm Tour, including a farm fresh lunch, on Tuesday, September 15 from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm.

Sustainability in Holualoa? Farm tour in Holualoa

Not only possible but existent. Wai’aha Farm has been developing a sustainable model community on a portion of 100 acres right here in our backyard for the last several years. They are now ready for us to see their progress and learn from their experiences. Sustainable Farm Tour, including a farm fresh lunch, on Tuesday, […]

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Downtown Hilo sustainable design presentation available online

Downtown Hilo sustainable design presentation available online

MEDIA RELEASE The Power Point presentation by the American Institute of Architects Sustainable Design Assessment Team Program for Downtown Hilo is now available online. It can be accessed on the American Institute of Architects website at: www.aia.org/about/initiatives/…, or on the EnVision Downtown Hilo 2025 SildeShare website at:  www.slideshare.net/…slidesho…. A team of multi-disciplinary experts from around the […]

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Hawaii Island Chamber of Commerce Request for Proposals for Sustainability Festival Event Producer

MEDIA RELEASE Hawai`i Island Chamber of Commerce Request for Proposals for `E Malama `Aina Sustainability Festival Event Producer Hilo, Hawai‘i — The Hawai`i Island Chamber of Commerce (HICC) will bring the second annual ‘E Mālama ‘Āina Festival (EMAF) to Hawai`i Island on November 7, 2009. Last year, the festival drew an estimated 2700 people to […]

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'Hoea Ea: Return to Freedom' Community Strengthening through Sustainability

‘Hoea Ea: Return to Freedom’ Community Strengthening through Sustainability

Hoea Ea II – Return to Freedom A Youth Leadership Food Sovereignty Gathering Lihikai Hawaiian Cultural Learning Center Onekahakaha, Keaukaha, Hawai`i Island kahu`aina: uncle Keoni Turalde June 10-14, 2009 What to know – What to bring What to Know Ulu ka le`ale`a: This event is for us to enjoy Keaukaha, each other, and to learn […]

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Kona Outdoor Circle “Sustainable Saturday”

Kona Outdoor Circle Dedicated to Sustainability Learn to live in Hawaii more sustainably… “Sustainable Saturday” Best Use of Your Backyard Saturday, May 30 – 9 am to 4 pm at KOC “Gardening Sustainably” with Hector Valenzuela from UH Manoa “Container Gardening in a Small Space” with Janice Crowl, author of Container Gardening in Hawaii “Lunch […]

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Puna Sustainability Expo in Pahoa today

MEDIA RELEASE (Pahoa, Hawaii—May 4, 2009)—Puna people are adept at creating ways to live lighter on the land, reducing dependence on imported products and services and developing skills and techniques to ensure sustainability. The Puna Sustainability Expo, Saturday, May 9 in Pahoa, will display many skills and products at work in Puna today. Learn about: […]

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‘Green by Design’ bridges gap between awareness, action

MEDIA RELEASE Green by Design Inc. makes it easier for consumers to make smarter, more informed choices to live a greener lifestyle. The Green by Design Web site provides a balance of services that showcase and sell products and programs that are truly green.  Green by Design’s mission is to bridge the gap between consumer […]

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Friday deadline for applications to present at the Sustainability Forum

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