Tag: Office of Sustainability

Make the Ala Wai Awesome winners announced

Make the Ala Wai Awesome winners announced

June 18, 2017  |  Comments
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Winners included Noelani Elementary School, ʻIolani School, Arizona State University and UH Mānoa.

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14,105 pounds of donations saved from trash during student housing move-out

14,105 pounds of donations saved from trash during student housing move-out

June 6, 2017  |  Comments
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The UH Mānoa Student Housing Services donated the clothing and other items to the Boys and Girls Club and Kidney Foundation.

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UH events recognized by Hawaiʻi Green Business program

UH events recognized by Hawaiʻi Green Business program

May 18, 2017  |  Comments
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Three out of eight awards given by the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism were received by “green events” hosted on UH campuses.

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Make the Ala Wai Awesome Student Design Challenge finalists selected

Make the Ala Wai Awesome Student Design Challenge finalists selected

May 16, 2017  |  Comments
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The international challenge includes $10,000 in total prize money and first place winners will be announced in June.

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Summer GREEN Program explores local sustainable community food systems

Summer GREEN Program explores local sustainable community food systems

April 3, 2017  |  Comments
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The program encourages out-of-state students to learn about local sustainability efforts leading up to the World Youth Congress.

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UH systemwide sustainability efforts recognized

UH systemwide sustainability efforts recognized

March 22, 2017  |  Comments
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The winners of the 2017 University of Hawaiʻi President’s Green Initiative Awards were honored in a ceremony on March 16.

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Sustainability advocates gather for higher education summit

Sustainability advocates gather for higher education summit

March 14, 2017  |  Comments
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This yearʻs summit will explore sustainability through indigenous perspectives and the global dialogue on sustainability.

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Make the Ala Wai Awesome challenge now accepting applications

Make the Ala Wai Awesome challenge now accepting applications

January 10, 2017  |  Comments
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Students of all ages are encouraged to submit their ideas to help make the Ala Wai awesome.

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HEI Acts of Aloha helps UH reduce carbon footprint

HEI Acts of Aloha helps UH reduce carbon footprint

November 21, 2016  |  Comments
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Hawaiian Electric Industries donated four Smart ForTwo Electric Drive vehicles to the University of Hawaiʻi.

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First net-zero buildings open at UH Mānoa

First net-zero buildings open at UH Mānoa

November 4, 2016  |  Comments
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These net-zero structures will provide valuable data on the effects of energy usage and building design on energy demand.

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