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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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2016 University of Hawaiʻi President’s Green Initiative Awards announced

The first winners of the University of Hawaiʻi President’s Green Initiative Awards were honored in a ceremony on Friday, March 11 at the East-West Center as part of the fourth Hawaiʻi Sustainability in Higher Education Summit. Full story here.

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MM1U: Systemwide focused inquiry project

The UH Office of Sustainability invites you to participate in “Many Minds, One University” (MM1U). What could we accomplish if we were to focus our collective effort and resources to answering ONE essential question of Sustainability:  How can we accomplish our state’s … Continue reading

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2013 Sustainability Summit

Save the date!  The 1st Annual Hawaii Sustainability in Higher Education Summit will occur on April 11 & 12, 2013.  For more details, see: http://www.hawaii.edu/sustainability/2013-summit/

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Fall 2012 Planning Session Outcomes: Draft Policy Framework, Organizational Structure, Workshop

1. Draft UH System Sustainability Policy Framework Table of Contents Mission Definitions Statement of Sustainability Policy Policy (1-2 pages) Summary of Key metrics (1 page) Areas of Focus (see sub-headings for each area below)* 6.1.  Innovation 6.2.  Operations 6.3.  Education … Continue reading

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