Passion And Our Shared Environment


Hawai’I has been called the “extinction capitol of the world”, with over 200 species presumed or possibly lost forever.  Population growth, invasive species, pollution, and other factors are increasing pressure on island resources, but powerful partnerships are being built to reshape the future.  

Extended interviews with Bill Raynor, Alan Holt and Lihla Noori:

The Hawai’i Conservation Conference runs July 31st to August 2nd at the Hawai’i Convention Center.  Events include “Protecting Our Hawai’i As One”, a free family event.  See below and check the Hawai'i Conservation Alliance website:

Protecting Our Hawai‘i as One

A Free Community Event

The health of our islands is a community effort. Join us, in the spirit of kuleana, to be part of a better Hawai‘i.

August 1, 2012, 3 – 8pm

Free and Open to the public at the HAWAII CONVENTION CENTER

Bring family, meet new friends, talk story, enjoy inspiration, & envision our future.

  • Featuring music by Anuhea & Kawika Kahiapo with Maori guest artist Maisey Rika
  • Collaborative mural with artist Wyland
  • Locally sourced food & drink (open cash bar)
  • Pop-up art exhibition by Maoli Art in Real Time
  • Traditional Hawaiian artisans of “Aupuni Place”
  • Reunion & renewal of the Hawai‘i Kakou mural project + creative artmaking
  • Conservation film series by Knowledge in Motion
  • Poster sessions to hear the latest in cutting edge conservation research
  • Talk story with 40+ green market exhibitors, vendors & green organizations
  • Public Forums about Energy Conservation & Integrating Environmental Education with Culture


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