Korean Natural Farming From Hawai`i Farmers Union United: HFUU’s East Hawaii Chapter is holding their 1st Annual Korean Natural Farming Symposium to share and teach Korean Natural Farming Practices. The event will be held from October 1-3, 2015 in Hilo, Hawaii. KNF is a compilation of organic practices that utilizes local, cheap, easy-to-obtain ingredients to […]
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What if we all acted like our behavior impacted everyone else? That’s the message of “Planetary,” a documentary seeking to shift our perspectives and remind us that we’re all interconnected. In an era of global climate change and other unprecedented environmental challenges, the film suggests we must shift our world views in order to shift […]
On Earth Day, April 22, 2012, director Todd Darling received a text about a couple hundred urban farmers marching onto ten plus acres of fallow farmland and the site of a former agricultural research center known as the Gill Tract. The farmers hope to stop the development of a shopping mall and condo complex on […]
Award winning Slack Key, Folk Rocker, Millicent Cummings presents a timely musical odyssey entitled, 'Altar Native', (Revisited). Several of the songs to be performed were presented by Hawai'i Public Radio in 2008, the live recording of which was a Hoku Award Nominee. She will also be performing many new songs written over the past 14 years for each of the eight Hawaiian Islands about the inspiring beauty of Hawai'i, as well as the tragic paradoxes that simultaneously exist.
Musically, this presentation is as diverse as the people who coexist here, dancing from one genre to another...Through the ruckus terrain of Rock and Roll, the peaceful shores of the tender ballad and even the playful satire of the Irish dirge...Each in their own unique, slack key tunings for both guitar and ukulele.
Cummings has chosen to give a solo concert this time, unaccompanied and genuine...A time when the Hawaiian people and supporters of indigenous rights are uniting for a more sustainable future. She is an Aloha Aina Warrior, having played benefit concerts, produced festivals, rallied and volunteered countless hours on Kaho'olawe, Kaua'i, O'ahu, Moloka'i and the Big Island in restoration and preservation projects. This dynamic, eco-feminist songwriter sings with Aloha-filled, positive messages to honor the Land and the Children of the Land at a furtive and important cross roads in Hawaiian history.
This One Night Only concert will be held in the theater at the Hawai'i Museum of Contemporary Art in downtown Hilo from 7 to 9 PM. Tickets are $10 for members and $12 for non-members at the door. For more information visit www.ehcc.org or www.millicentcummings.com We hope you join us!...Malama Pono and ALOHA!
"Millicent Cummings is one of the most exciting new voices to come from the Islands in years.
Her songs are profound and her vocals are fabulous" -Jerry Santos of Olomana
"Altar Native is one of the great all time artistic, spiritual and political expressions of Hawai'i Nei" -Evan Tector
"A diverse and inspired contemporary individual, unique to Hawaii and the world." -Makana
"Awesome, Awesome" -Ledward Ka'apana
April is National Poetry Month and Sexual Assault Awareness Month – celebrate both by joining us for an evening of inspiration & entertainment as we seek to end violence against women through creative expression & financial support for the YWCA of Hawai'i Island Sexual Assault Support Services.
A Poetry Slam is a fun and competitive poetry event where poets are awarded prizes based on audience support for their performance. For the Slam Against Violence, we will be mixing it up a bit, so please read below for the basic rules:
Bring a poem (or a story or song, but no instruments please) that helps make the world safer for women. Perhaps it honors an important woman in your life, exposes the tragedy of sexual assault, or celebrates the wisdom & contributions of women in our local or global community. It can be your own work, or that of another poet or artist. You’ll have 3 minutes to perform the poem on stage (memorization is great, but not required).
In exchange for a donation of any amount, audience members will have the opportunity to honor the performers by giving lei to the poets of their choice. The poets with the most lei at the end of the night will win prizes. So, bring poetry to share and cash to support YWCA of Hawai'i Island Sexual Assault Support Services. And be prepared to have a great time with your Hawai’i Island ‘ohana in a creative, supportive and inspiring atmosphere!
The "Super Bowl" of Hula Competitions is held in Hilo, Hawaii every spring! The best Hawaiian musicians and hula dancers all head to Hilo for the #1 Hawaiian Cultural event! Merrie Monarch Week runs April 5-12 with Hoʻike on April 8 and competition April 9-11, 2015
The Kumukoa House community would like to thank The UH Hilo Student Association (UHHSA) for funding the permaculture parking lot at the UH Hilo campus. The project is a sustainability initiative supported by the UH Hilo College of Agriculture, The UH Hilo Sustainability Committee, UHHSA Sustainability Committee, student organizations The Agriculture Club and Global HOPE, […]
Rockin’ – Medicine For The People Concert March 2nd & 3rd Medicine For The People Website – Facebook Event Page Water Is Life Concert Series