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‘i Bicycling League

Student 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)
Student Lounge
Continuous (all day) 8:00 am—4:30 pm

 

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