Lā Honua / Earth Week Kīpaepae - Event Details

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This event is being held online. Please register at https://hilo.hawaii.edu/earthfair/symposium/registration.php

Lā Honua / Earth Week Kīpaepae

Please join Kumu Kekoa Harman and his UH Hilo KHAW 204 class to celebrate the starting of Lā Honua Earth Week, with a Kīpaepae.


The UH Hilo and Hawaiʻi CC communities are invited to participate in a Virtual Earth Day / Lā Honua Celebration. Theme: Makawalu: Environmental Kinship Across Communities

The Virtual Lā Honua Symposium on April 21 and April 22 features:

2 Kī-note presentations: Kuʻulei Keakalani & Pele Kaʻio
Chancellorsʻ Presentation on Sustainability Initiatives: UH Hilo, Hawaiʻi CC Manono & Pālamanui
7 Presentations conducted by our students, faculty and community members
5 Workshops conducted by our students, faculty, and staff
An Alumni Panel with 6 panelists doing Aloha ʻĀina/Sustainability work
A Virtual Huakaʻi

Outside of that April 21/22 Afternoon Schedule but associated with it:

To open Earth Week: a Kīpaepae with Kekoa Harman on Monday, April 19
To close Earth Week: a Kī-Note with Manu Meyer on Friday, April 23

Please register for Virtual Symposium events via the UH Hilo Earth Fair Website, at hilo.hawaii.edu/earthfair/. Registration can take place at any time, including on the days of the Symposium. Those who register and attend sessions will receive makana or gifts, either to be mailed or picked up at UH Hilo.

Early registration (by April 16) is encouraged (required for some workshops). In some cases participants will be mailed materials in advance or emailed shopping lists, recipes, text for chants, etc.


Hawaiʻi Community College and the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo are equal opportunity/affirmative action institutions and are committed to a policy of non-discrimination on the basis or face, sex, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, arrest and court record, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran, national guard, victims of domestic or sexual violence, gender identity and expression, genetic information, citizenship, credit history, and income assignment. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, please contact Dorinna Cortez, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, dorinna@hawaii.edu (Hawaiʻi CC) and Farrah-Marie Gomes fmgomes@hawaii.edu (UH Hilo) For disability accommodations, please contact hawccds@hawaii.edu (Hawaiʻi CC) or uds@hawaii.edu (UH Hilo)

For more information, contact: mshuey@hawaii.edu (808) 932-7258

Tags: Earth Fair Lā Honua Symposium Environment Sustainability Earth Day Online Presentation Seminar

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