Earth Week 2017 at Leeward

Offering a variety of activities and information on sustainability.

Coordinated by the College Sustainability Committee, Earth Week 2017 is one of our best ever!  Highlights include Shred Day, creating recycled art with Mike Harada, a Faculty Forum on an S Designation by Eileen Cain, World Day at Leeward, Native Hawaiian Plant Sale, Seeds, Composting, Aquaponics, Tours, Plantings and more.

All events are free and open to the public for Leeward Earth Week, April 17-20, 2017

Monday, April 17

Leeward Shred Day

9-11am

The Concourse

Waste Wisely Relaunch

10am-12pm

The Concourse

Student Government info & petition

10am-12pm

The Concourse

Johnson Control info table – sustainability efforts

10am-12pm

The Concourse

Sustainable Coastlines Hawai’i: Free bamboo sporks!

10am-12pm

The Concourse

Make recycled paper & origami seed planters with Cara & Jonathan

10am-12pm

The Concourse

DIY Compost Bin - Learn how to create your own compost system and enter to win a worm bin

10am-12pm

The Concourse

Kalo Pounding

tbd

The Concourse

Native tree planting: Bruce Koeble will describe the biology, ecology, Hawaiian uses and mo‘olelo of each species, and proper planting methods and care for native trees. Between 3-6 trees will be planted

12-2pm

Lower Campus

Aquaponics tour: Join Alyssa McDonald for a tour of the new aquaponics system on lower campus

2-3pm

Lower campus

Tuesday, April 18

Waste Wisely Relaunch

10am-12pm

The Concourse

Student Government info & petition

10am-12pm

The Concourse

Sustainable Coastlines Hawai’i: Free bamboo sporks!

10am-12pm

The Concourse

Bring in up to two lightbulbs to exchange for LED lights!

10am-12pm

The Concourse

Faculty forum: S-Designation: Join Eileen Cain as she shares news from the Hawai’i Sustainability in Higher Ed Summit

10:30-11:30am

Kapunawai Room, Learning Commons

Saving Seeds- Learn how to save seeds from your favorite foods and grow them on your windowsill

12-1pm

LC102

Yoga: Kelly Kennedy leads this yoga session open to all - remember to bring a mat

12-1pm

OCEWD
E-103

Faculty forum: S-Designation: Join Eileen Cain as she shares news from the Hawai’i Sustainability in Higher Ed Summit

1:30-2:30pm

Kapunawai Room, Learning Commons

Wednesday, April 19: World at Leeward Day

Spanish students showcase projects

8-11am

The Concourse

Waste Wisely Relaunch

10am-12pm

The Concourse

Student Government info & petition

10am-12pm

The Concourse

Sustainable Coastlines Hawai’i: Free bamboo sporks!

10am-12pm

The Concourse

Hands-on recycled materials art with Michael Harada

10am-12pm

The Concourse

Mango tree information and raffle giveaway for students (2 available)

9am-12pm

The Concourse

Leeward Native Plants Tour: Join Daniela Elliott and Alyssa McDonald as they tour campus and highlight our many native plants

12-1pm

Lower campus

Marine Debris Lecture, Sustainable Coastlines Hawai’i

1-2pm

Kapunawai Room, Learning Commons

World at Leeward Day: Leeward is an international campus. Join us from noon-2 when our student and community members showcase their countries with a special focus on sustainability. Tables, vendors, and stage performances

12-2pm

The Concourse

 

Thursday, April 20

Spanish students showcase projects

8am-12pm

The Concourse

Waste Wisely Relaunch

10am-12pm

The Concourse

Student Government info & petition

10am-12pm

The Concourse

HORT 110 students share world variety cilantro trial results

10am-12pm

The Concourse

Leeward Seed Library - free seed packets

10am-12pm

The Concourse

Sustainable Coastlines Hawai’i: Free bamboo sporks!

10am-12pm

The Concourse

Film & Discussion: Who Killed the Electric Car? Professor Gholam Khaleghi presents and leads a talk

10:30-11:30am

Kapunawai Room, Learning Commons

Native Hawaiian Plant Sale: Visit Lower Campus to purchase native to Hawai’i

11am-1pm

Shade House,
Lower Campus

Yoga : San Albers leads this yoga class open to all- remember to bring a mat!

3:30-4:15pm

OCEWD