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Student project: House built out of Albizia wood might solve multiple sustainability issues

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University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of Architecture graduate Joey Valenti aims to solve several problems at once with his sustainable award-winning Doctor of Architecture project. Entitled “Rescaling Urbanism,” the winner of a $10,000UH President’s Green Project Implementation Awardaims to create … Continue reading

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Sustainable Agriculture Seminar Fall 2016 NREM

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Fall 2016 Sustainable Agriculture Seminar NREM 631: Managing terrestrial agricultural ecosystems for climate change mitigation and adaptation Wednesdays, 5:00-6:15 pm  Sherman 103       Agriculture is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, and climate change will significantly impact global agricultural … Continue reading

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KCC Learning Community featured nationally

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At Kapi’olani Community College, faculty members Krista Hiser and Wendy Kuntz designed a six-credit learning community course linking an introductory English course and an introductory Biology course called “Decade Zero: The Science and Rhetoric of Climate Change.” The interdisciplinary approach emphasizes … Continue reading

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Student Green Leader working to put a price on carbon

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By Jeff Kim, recipient 2016 Presidentʻs Green Student Leader Award. This summer I’ve been interning at Blue Planet Foundation working on their 2016 Clean Energy Report Card, which will be distributed at the upcoming World Conservation Congress. I’ve also been working … Continue reading

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Students help solve campus energy challenges

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University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa students Mark Ryan and Kiha Sai completed the Energy Fellowship program through the UH Office of Sustainability. The fellowship is a collaboration between the Office of Sustainability, Hawaiʻi Energyand the Kupu Hawaiʻi Rewarding Internships for … Continue reading

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Student Green Leader working with Energy Excelerator to bring smart meters to 300 Hawaii public schools

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By Christina Kaleiwahea, recipient 2016 Presidentʻs Green Student Leader Award. This summer, I am transitioning from Leeward Community college to UH Manoa Shidler College of Business. With that, I am further fusing my love for regenerative environmental action with the … Continue reading

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Dr. Albie Miles’ sustainable agriculture research honored

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University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu Assistant Professor of Sustainable Community Food Systems Albie Miles and colleagues were honored with the Elsevier Atlas award for their article, “Investing in the transition to sustainable agriculture” published in the journal of Environmental Science and Policy, September … Continue reading

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Polynesian Voyaging Society and UH celebrate partnership

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As a longtime partner of the Polynesian Voyaging Society, many University of Hawaiʻi students, faculty and staff actively participate in the robust education and community engagement efforts of Hōkūleʻa’s Worldwide Voyage, and the leg up the East Coast of the … Continue reading

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President Lassner en route to NYC onboard Hokule’a

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From KHON2 News story: University of Hawaii president David Lassner is spending part of his vacation on a very special canoe. “Aloha, this is David Lassner, newest member of the Hokule’a crew,” he said in a video journal aboard Hokulea. … Continue reading

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#HSHE16 recognized as green event

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Several University of Hawaiʻi students led by UH System Student Sustainability Coordinator Kristen Jamieson with support from Nicole Chatterson of KUPU RISE were recognized at the 2016 Hawaiʻi Green Business Program Awards for their work producing the 4th Annual Hawaiʻi … Continue reading

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