University of Hawaiʻi experts discuss anticipated climate change impacts on Hawaiʻi at panel discussions following free screenings of Chasing Ice and Chasing Coral at the Honolulu Museum of Art.
Chasing Ice follows director Jeff Orlowski and renowned National Geographic photographer James Balog on a mission to place 30 cameras across three continents to gather visual evidence of the Earth’s melting ice.
Chasing Ice will be shown on Saturday, August 26, 1 p.m. at the Doris Duke Theatre.
The post-film panel discussion features UH Mānoa climate change experts Maxine Burkett, Camilo Mora and Malia Nobrega-Olivera, and will be moderated by Matthew K. Lynch from the UH Office of Sustainability.
Chasing Coral follows a group of coral experts including Ruth Gates from the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology to capture our changing oceans, and finds that coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate.
Chasing Coral will be shown on Sunday, August 27, 1 p.m. at the Doris Duke Theatre.
The post-film panel discussion features UH Mānoa marine biology experts Robert H. Richmond, Shayle Matsuda and Cynthia L. Hunter, as well as Josh Stanbro from the newly established Office of Climate Change, Sustainability and Resiliency at the City and County of Honolulu. The panel will be moderated by Jim Simon, Honolulu Civil Beat managing editor.
Get your tickets
This is a free event but an RSVP is required for both events. Go to the Honolulu Museum of Art’s website to RSVP to: