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S-Designation information session at UH Hilo

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The UH Hilo Sustainability Committee invites all interested faculty to participate in an informational session on how to include your course(s), or develop new courses focused on sustainability core concepts and competencies. RSVP online here.

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Worldwatch Instituteʻs Erik Assadourian to visit UH Manoa

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Erik Assadourian is a Senior Fellow at the Worldwatch Institute, where he has studied cultural change, consumerism, sustainability education, economic degrowth, ecological ethics, corporate responsibility, and sustainable communities over the past 15 years. Erik has directed two editions of Vital … Continue reading

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Pacific American Foundation launches Kawa Stream and Kāne‘ohe Bay Restoration Challenge to Windward O‘ahu Students

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The Challenge: To all students of the Castle Complex schools and Windward Community College, we challenge you to help find solutions to clean up Kawa Stream and its watershed so that its waters can be redirected to flow again into … Continue reading

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Short Film features award-winning Albizia Project

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Albizia from CSpence Group on Vimeo. University of Hawaii at Manoa alumnus Kaoru Lovett and fellow @University of Hawaii, School of Architecture alumni are competing for another AIA (The American Institute of Architects) Film Challenge with their new short film … Continue reading

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UH beginning farmer-training program GoFarm Hawaiʻi is expanding to Hawaiʻi Island

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The University of Hawaiʻi beginning farmer-training program GoFarm Hawaiʻi is expanding to Hawaiʻi Island, thanks to funding from Kamehameha Schools, Ulupono Initiative and a partnership with The Kohala Center. With this addition, GoFarm Hawaiʻi will have five program sites across … Continue reading

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New energy science certificate program approved at UH Hilo

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The importance of the program for UH Hilo students is that regardless of degree area, graduates will have improved opportunities to enter employment in the energy sector. The 15-credit certificate has two concentrations. One is intended for students in the … Continue reading

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World Youth Congress to be held at the University of Hawaiʻi in 2017

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Hundreds of young leaders from around the globe will gather at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa for the World Youth Congress June 24–July 1, 2017. The delegates will address many of the issues discussed at the 2016 IUCN World … Continue reading

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Designing creative solutions for vulnerable locations

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Over the course of three days, several partners including IUCN, the University of Hawai’i Manoa and the Hawai’i Green Growth came together during the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Honolulu, Hawai’i to combine experiences and capacity-building approaches to create awareness … Continue reading

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Students around the world challenged to ʻMake the Ala Wai Awesomeʻ

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An international design challenge has been launched to rehabilitate a critical Oʻahu watershed that contains one of the nation’s most polluted bodies of water. During the September IUCN World Conservation Congress, University of Hawaiʻi President David Lassner announced the Make … Continue reading

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UH @IUCN World Conservation Congress at-a-glance

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Selected UH highlights during IUCN-WCC September 1-10, 2016 The University of Hawaii (UH) strives to be a model indigenous serving institution addressing the challenges of our present, by drawing upon the knowledge of the past, in order to meet the needs of our future. … Continue reading

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