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From Sugar to Monsanto: Today’s occupation of Hawaii by the Agrochemical Oligopoly

Hawai‘i’s year-round growing season is purportedly the main reason that the global agrochemical-seed industry has located itself in the islands. Monsanto, Dow, DuPont, Syngenta and BASF claim that they operate in Hawai‘i solely because of its “natural resource competitive advantage,” and that their “contributions … are at no cost to the State.” It is certainly […]

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Kauaʻi CC prepares students for sustainable living careers : University of Hawaiʻi System News

On Saturday, January 31, Kauaʻi Community College held the blessing and opening of its student-driven Container Home Project. Reverend Wayne Vidinha, Sr. of Ke Akua Mana Church conducted the blessing. The project, part of the College’s Hoʻouluwehi: Sustainable Living Institute on Kauaʻi, was designed to provide students a broad range of experience in constructing sustainable […]

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Restoring Ancestral Abundance Through Youth Empowerment in Hawai‘i : Food First

Colonization has negatively impacted indigenous communities’ health, wealth, and culture around the world—and Hawai‘i is no exception. As a FoodCorps service member with MA‘O Organic Farms, I have the privilege of working alongside visionary colleagues who are working to re-establish Hawaii‘s ancestral abundance. Mala ‘Ai Opio—which translates to “the youth food garden” or MA’O for short—is […]

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Biodynamic Training Webinar 2015

Interactive Biodynamic Webinars This spring, the Biodynamic Association is launching an exciting new educational offering: live, interactive biodynamic webinars. This distance-based learning platform combines an audio lecture from a biodynamic educator with a visual presentation (slides and photos), and includes interactive questions and answers and small-group discussion. We will begin with an Introduction to Biodynamics webinar on March 3, […]

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Federal grant supports Hawaii Farm to School programs | Hawaii 24/7

The Kohala Center recently received a federal Farm to School grant to support the increase of locally produced foods for Hawaii schools and to increase support for school gardens and farms statewide through curriculum development that connects core standards with garden-based education. “Every year, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) awards the Farm to […]

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2015 Permaculture Design Course Registration | Asia-Pacific Center for Regenerative Design

ABOUT THE PERMACULTURE DESIGN CERTIFICATE COURSE This course has truly transformed the lives & enhanced the careers of thousands of people around the world. Learn this holistic design system based on care of the Earth and its inhabitants, and efficient use of natural resources. Even in the most difficult conditions, permaculture empowers people to transform […]

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