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UH Happenings This Week

Posted on | May 28, 2010 | Comments Off on UH Happenings This Week

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Mānoa’s College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources hosts a tea workshop featuring world-renowned tea expert Jane Pettigrew on Fri., June 4, 3 p.m. at the Mealani Research Station on the Big Island. Pettigrew is a tea specialist, historian and consultant who has written 13 books on varied aspects of tea, its production, history and culture.

Pettigrew will speak on the cultural nuances of the world tea industry and how Hawaiʻi tea growers can benefit from those nuances. The presentation will be of interest to tea lovers and those who want to learn more about different tea varieties. Admission is $8 at the door and free for CTAHR and Hawaiʻi Tea Society members. (808) 956-8125.

More Events
May 31—Tom Gammarino discuss Big in Japan: A Ghost Story on Thinking Out Loud radio show, AM1210 KZOO, 6:30 p.m., (808) 956-2729

June 2—The Nature of Giftedness, The Nurturing of Leaders lecture by Shea Bayer, Maenette Ah Nee-Benham, Robyn McMullin, and moderator Ann Brandman, Mānoa, Architecture Auditorium, 7 p.m., (808) 956-2729

June 4—Shamisen performance by Miyako Itchu XII, Mānoa, Orvis Auditorium, 7:30 p.m., (808) 956-8742

June 6—A piano celebration in remembrance of Ellen Masaki, Mānoa, Orvis Auditorium, 4 p.m., (808) 956-8742