2014 Earth Day Festival

April 24, 10:00am - 11:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Sustainability Courtyard (between Kuykendall and HIG) Add to Calendar

UH Mānoa’s Earth Day Festival of 2014 will be held on Thursday, April 24th.

The daylong festival will be held from 10am – 4pm in the Sustainability Courtyard, featuring local food trucks and over 40 vendors representing student groups, on-campus and non-profit organizations as well as environmental businesses. Cycle Mānoa will be having a bike sale for bikes under $100 and Student Organic Farm Training (SOFT) will have a plant sale and seed giveaway. Local musicians will play throughout the day, with Paul Izak playing from 3pm to 4pm. There will be a celebratory reception from 4pm to 6pm at the Sustainability Courtyard.

Bill McKibben, author, activist and founder of 350.org, will give a talk "Reportback from the Frontlines of Climate Change," 6pm to 7:30pm at the Art Auditorium. Bill McKibben's visit and talk are organized and funded by the Dai Ho Chun Endowment and the Colleges of Arts and Sciences. For more information: http://www.hawaii.edu/calendar/manoa/2014/04/24/23336.html?et_id=30861

The Earth Day celebration will commence with an evening concert from 7:30pm to 11pm with local favorites Mike Love and Sam Ites, Lucie Lynch, and slam poetry by Jenna Robinson.

The Earth Day Festival at UH Mānoa is an annual tradition which promotes existing sustainability efforts on-campus and in the community to foster networking, involvement, inspiration, and a sense of momentum among student, faculty, staff, and administration in sustainability and environmental protection.

The event’s carbon footprint will be offset through plantings across campus of native/tropical plants and trees with Building and Grounds Management.

Current sponsors include: ASUH, UHM Chancellor’s Office, and SAPFB.

Earth Day Website: Manoa.hawaii.edu/earthday Facebook: Facebook.com/uhmearthday McKibben Talk: http://www.hawaii.edu/calendar/manoa/2014/04/24/23336.html Current sponsors of the event include: ASUH, UHM Chancellor’s Office, and SAPFB. For more information, contact the Ecology Club at ecology@hawaii.edu. Participant Coordinator: Zach Parlee, zparlee@hawaii.edu Volunteer Coordinator: Cali Reed, calireed@hawaii.edu Program Coordinator: Brian McMaster, bmcmas@hawaii.edu Event Coordinator: Doorae Shin, doorae@hawaii.edu

Ticket Information

Event Sponsor
Ecology Club / Environmental Center / Sustainable UH, Mānoa Campus

More Information
(808) 492-3954, ecology@hawaii.edu, http://manoa.hawaii.edu/earthday

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