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Growing Asian Medicinal Plants Workshop

Growing Asian Medicinal Plants – UH Maui We have an up and coming event which we are hoping you will be as excited about as we are!  Michael Howden, L.Ac., Permaculture Designer and myself have invited renowned horticulturist Peg Schafer of Petaluma, CA, owner of The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm and author of The Chinese […]

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Good Times Planned For The First Mauli Ola Festival

Yoga, Coffee, Music, & More At Mauli Ola Festival Founded by Malian Lahey, the Mauli Ola Festival launches its first ever edition on September 21-24 at Wood Valley Farm on Hawai’i Island! The Mauli Ola Festival brings together a global tribe to celebrate through music, dance and yoga, as well as learn and generate new conversations about mind-body […]

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Hawaiis First Trash Water Wheel

At Sustainable Coastlines, Surfrider Foundation, and 808 Cleanups we love Hawai’i’s coastlines and love to keep them clean. We host large scale beach cleanups to inspire people to care for their coastlines. Not only through cleaning every time they visit the beach, but also through reducing their uses of plastic and looking at the sources of trash […]

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New initiative encourages Hawaii farmers to sell their fresh produce to public schools – Pacific Business News

  Under a new pilot program, Hawaii farmers have until July 13 to submit their bids to sell fresh fruit and vegetables to various public schools around the state. The state Department of Education is working together with the state Department of Agriculture on the program, called the Farm to School Initiative. Its goals are […]

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Biofuels Plant in Hawaii Is First to Be Certified as Sustainable – The New York Times

KEAAU, Hawaii — The trucks roll in and out of the plant at a business park nestled near papaya farms and a forest preserve on the Big Island here, an operation that transforms waste cooking oils, animal fats, fruit and seeds into biodiesel fuel, nearly 13,000 gallons a day. Owned by Pacific Biodiesel, an industry […]

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