Tag: sustainability

Agricultural and food tourism focus of new UH Hilo course

Agricultural and food tourism focus of new UH Hilo course

January 31, 2017  |  Comments
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The course is covering the momentum of foodie movements including farm-to-table and food festivals to examine how they can support the flourishing tourist market.

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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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Windward named first college in Hawaiʻi as Blue Zones Project approved worksite

Windward named first college in Hawaiʻi as Blue Zones Project approved worksite

December 29, 2016  |  Comments
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Windward CC is committed to improving the well-being of its faculty, staff and students.

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Tool sharing made easy

Tool sharing made easy

November 27, 2016  |  Comments
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The HNL Tool Library has dozens of tools to help finish that do-it-yourself job.

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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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2017 President’s Green Initiative Awards now accepting proposals

2017 President’s Green Initiative Awards now accepting proposals

November 1, 2016  |  Comments
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Project proposals for the $10,000 Green Project Implementation Award, as well as multiple $1000 Green Student Leader Awards, are now being accepted.

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Educational partnership to create next-generation sustainability leadership

Educational partnership to create next-generation sustainability leadership

October 17, 2016  |  Comments
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Partnership creates pathways for local students to help define and develop Hawaiʻi’s statewide green workforce and education goal.

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Sustainable community food systems program awarded ʻĀina Ulu grant

Sustainable community food systems program awarded ʻĀina Ulu grant

October 7, 2016  |  Comments
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The grant will build upon prior UH West Oʻahu’s successes by supporting a range of teaching, applied research and promotional and community engagement activities.

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Innovative projects sought for President’s Green Initiatives Awards

Innovative projects sought for President’s Green Initiatives Awards

October 4, 2016  |  Comments
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The annual awards support student leadership in sustainability, innovation and entrepreneurial problem-solving.

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