Earth Week 2012
In celebration of Earth Week 2012, a variety of activities are offered. All events are open to the public. Bring your friends!
TUESDAY, APRIL 17
Walk Bike Drive is a free one-hour class that covers traffic safety and awareness from the vantage point of pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists. Prizes! Presented by Daniel Alexander, Hawai‘iI Bicycling LeagueStudent Lounge • 10:30 -11:45 am and 12:00 – 1:15 pm
FILM: INGREDIENTS HAWAI‘I “showcases the various ways people and groups have come together to strengthen our food community” in Hawai‘i (Ka Leo o Hawai‘i) • Continuous showings from 8:00 am—10:15 am; Continuous 1:30 pm—4:30 pm
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 Student Lounge
Three Talks by speaker Ken Koike, owner of ‘Ono and Pono Foods, naturopath-farmer and educator
9:00 - 9:50 am
FOOD SUSTAINABILITY IN CUBA
From food shortage to food security through organic, sustainable agriculture and its unintended health benefits.
10:00 - 10:50 am
FOOD SUSTAINABILITY IN OLD HAWAI‘I NEI
Revival of ancient Hawaiian technologies: the Ahupua‘a land management system (ALMS) of rain shed forestry, flooded-field terraced agriculture and fishpond aquaculture.
11:00 - 11:50 am
FOOD AS MEDICINE
How the relationship between nutrient-deficient food and nutrient-depleted soils impacts human malnutrition and the national health insurance crisis, and how these problems can be avoided in Hawai‘i.
THURSDAY, APRIL 19
8:30 am Flower Planting at the Leeward Community College entrance sign
FILM: INGREDIENTS HAWAI‘I “showcases the various ways people and groups have come together to strengthen our food community” in Hawai‘i (Ka Leo o Hawai‘i)
Continuous (all day) 8:00 am—4:30 pm