University of Hawai'i
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For Immediate Release:
February 4, 2000
Contact: Jim Manke, University Relations 956-6106
|Events at UH Campuses for the Week of February 6-12|
The UH Manoa Botany Department presents the seminar "Protecting Paradise: Screening Systems for Predicting Invasive Pest Plants in the Hawaiian Islands" Feb. 7, 7:30 p.m. at the St. John Plant Science Lab, Room 11. The presentation will be led by Assistant Professor Curtis Daehler. Call Lyndon Wester at 956-7858 for more information, or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Windward Community College history Professor Phil Hagstrom leads a discussion and comparison of the two millennial kinds of celebration in the years 1000 and 2000. His presentation, "Time and the New Millennium: Back to the Present," is part of the WCC Millennium Lecture Series "From Time to Time" and will take place at the WCC Hale Kuhina Multi-Purpose Room, Feb. 8, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Admission is free, and there is ample free parking. Call Fred Kalani Meinecke at 235-7454 or Roy Fujimoto at 235-7433.
The dedication ceremony of the Kuhi La'au, Tropical Plant and Orchid Identification Facility: Inouye and Rifar Collections takes place Feb. 9, 4:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. The event will be held at the Hale 'Imiloa Building, Room 112 on the WCC campus. Activities include an awa drinking ceremony, facility tour and potluck dinner. For more information, call Inge White at 235-7318.
The UHM School of Nursing and State Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism sponsor a three-day conference on alternative medicine - "Bridging East & West: Expanding Boundaries in Health Care." The conference runs Feb. 9-11 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. Numerous experts in the field from Hawai'i, the mainland and overseas are scheduled as presenters. Registration for health professionals and the general public is $275 and is being handled by the UH Conference Center- 956-8204. For detailed program information, contact Lacey Hilliard at 956-5480.
The UHM Department of Anthropology and the Center for Hawaiian Studies
sponsors the presentation "Malama I Na Wahi Kupuna," or "Caring
for Ancestral Sites: Re-establishing the Ancestral Foundation" Feb.
10, 3 p.m.-4:30 p.m. at the UHM Social Science Building, Room 342. A panel
discussion - led by Konia Freitas, Halealoha Ayau, esq. and Kehau Abad -
will explore the Hawaiian effort to care for sites, including its cultural
views, political lobbying and vision for the future. Call Kehau Abad at