Systemwide Events Calendar2014 Earth Day Festival
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 10:00:00 -10002014-04-24 10:00:002014-04-24 23:00:00Sustainability Courtyard (between Kuykendall and HIG)
<div class="start">April 24, 2014, 10:00 am</div>
<div class="location">Sustainability Courtyard (between Kuykendall and HIG)</div>
<div class="descr">UH Mānoa's Earth Day Festival of 2014 will be held on Thursday, April 24th.
The daylong festival will be held from 10am - 4pm in the Sustainability Courtyard, featuring local food trucks and over 40 vendors representing student groups, on-campus and non-profit organizations as well as environmental businesses. Cycle Mānoa will be having a bike sale for bikes under $100 and Student Organic Farm Training (SOFT) will have a plant sale and seed giveaway. Local musicians will play throughout the day, with Paul Izak playing from 3pm to 4pm. There will be a celebratory reception from 4pm to 6pm at the Sustainability Courtyard.
Bill McKibben, author, activist and founder of 350.org, will
give a talk "Reportback from the Frontlines of Climate Change," 6pm to 7:30pm at the Art Auditorium.
Bill McKibben's visit and talk are organized and funded by
the Dai Ho Chun Endowment and the Colleges of Arts and
Sciences. For more information:
The Earth Day celebration will commence with an evening concert from 7:30pm to 11pm with local favorites Mike Love and Sam Ites, Lucie Lynch, and slam poetry by Jenna Robinson.
The Earth Day Festival at UH Mānoa is an annual tradition which promotes existing sustainability efforts on-campus and in the community to foster networking, involvement, inspiration, and a sense of momentum among student, faculty, staff, and administration in sustainability and environmental protection.
The event's carbon footprint will be offset through plantings across campus of native/tropical plants and trees with Building and Grounds Management.
Current sponsors include: ASUH, UHM Chancellor's Office, and SAPFB.
Earth Day Website: Manoa.hawaii.edu/earthday
McKibben Talk: http://www.hawaii.edu/calendar/manoa/2014/04/24/23336.html
Current sponsors of the event include: ASUH, UHM Chancellor's Office, and SAPFB.
For more information, contact the Ecology Club at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Participant Coordinator: Zach Parlee, email@example.com
Volunteer Coordinator: Cali Reed, firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Coordinator: Brian McMaster, email@example.com
Event Coordinator: Doorae Shin, firstname.lastname@example.org</div>
Bill McKibben: Updates from the Front Lines of the Climate Fight
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:00:00 -10002014-04-24 18:00:002014-04-24 19:30:00Art Auditorium (overflow in Bilger Hall 152)
<div class="start">April 24, 2014, 6:00 pm</div>
<div class="location">Art Auditorium (overflow in Bilger Hall 152)</div>
<div class="descr">Bill McKibben is an author and environmentalist.
His 1989 book <u>The End of Nature</u> is regarded as the first book for a general audience about climate change, and has been published in 24 languages.
He is founder of 350.org, the first planet-wide, grassroots climate change movement. Schumann Distinguished Scholar in Environmental Studies at Middlebury College and fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, he was the 2013 winner of the Gandhi Prize and the Thomas Merton Prize, and holds honorary degrees from 18 colleges and universities.
<i>Foreign Policy</i> named him to their inaugural list of the world's 100 most important global thinkers, and the <i>Boston Globe</i> said he was "probably America's most important environmentalist." A former staff writer for the <i>New Yorker</i>, he writes frequently a variety of publications worldwide, including the <i>New York Review of Books</i>, <i>National Geographic</i>, and <i>Rolling Stone</i>. He lives in the mountains above Lake Champlain with his wife, the writer Sue Halpern.
In his talk at the University of Hawai'i, he will address the current situation of the fight against climate change, providing updates from its front lines.
This guest lecture is made possible through the generous sponsorship of the Dai Ho Chun Endowment for Distinguished Lecturers, the Colleges of Arts and Sciences, and the College of Languages, Linguistics, and Literature.
Photo credit: Nancie Battaglia</div>
Thu, 24 Apr 2014 20:00:00 -10002014-04-24 20:00:002014-04-24 22:00:00Earle Ernst Lab Theatre
<div class="start">April 24, 2014, 8:00 pm</div>
<div class="location">Earle Ernst Lab Theatre</div>
<div class="descr">April 23, 24, 25, 26 at 8pm; April 27 at 2pm
The culminating work of MFA and BFA dance candidates as well as other new work created by student choreographers and performers is highlighted.
Talk Story with the Office for Civil Rights
Wed, 30 Apr 2014 14:00:00 -10002014-04-30 14:00:002014-04-30 17:00:00Queen Lili'uokalani Center for Student Services, Room 208
<div class="start">April 30, 2014, 2:00 pm</div>
<div class="location">Queen Lili'uokalani Center for Student Services, Room 208</div>
<div class="descr">Representatives from the Office for Civil Rights at the U.S. Department of Education will speak with students about sexual harassment and sexual violence on campus.
2:00-3:00 p.m. Discussion includes female Graduate Students, including international students and teaching assistants
3:00-4:00 p.m. Discussion includes male graduate students, including international students and teaching assistants in attendance.
4:00-5:00 p.m. Discussion includes representatives of sexual assault/harassment advocates and survivor groups.
Food and drink to be served.</div>
Children’s Center Yard Sale
Fri, 02 May 2014 08:00:00 -10002014-05-02 08:00:002014-05-02 15:00:00UH Mānoa Children's Center, 2320 Dole Street
<div class="start">May 2, 2014, 8:00 am</div>
<div class="location">UH Mānoa Children's Center, 2320 Dole Street</div>
<div class="descr">The UH Mānoa Children's Center is having a rummage sale. Great prices and great selection of baby and kids equipment, toys, clothing and books. Women's clothing, maternity clothes and household items also will be on sale.
Come, shop for treasures, and spread the word to help UH Mānoa Children's Center!</div>
“Free to Be” Fashion Event with Ari South
Fri, 02 May 2014 17:30:00 -10002014-05-02 17:30:002014-05-02 21:30:00Campus Center Ballroom (3rd Floor)
<div class="start">May 2, 2014, 5:30 pm</div>
<div class="location">Campus Center Ballroom (3rd Floor)</div>
<div class="descr">An evening talk with "Project Runway All Star" participant Ari South with guest moderator Camaron Miyamoto, Coordinator of the LGBTQ Student Services at UH Manoa's Women Center.
Ari will be discussing topics such as her humble journey from a small family of farmers towards becoming a renown fashion designer to what "Free to Be" means to her and advice for future entrepreneurs and designers.
The event will also feature fun local fashion vendors, an awesome FREE photo booth, raffles and much more! Come early as space for the evening talk is limited.
Doors open at 5:00 p.m. for the evening talk with Ari South and will re-open again at 6:30 p.m. for the vendor fair and Meet n' Greet session.
<ul><li>5:00 p.m. ~ Doors Open</li>
<li>5:30 p.m. ~ Ari South Speaking Session</li>
<li>6:30 p.m.~ Meet and Greet with Project Runway's Ari South!</li>
<li>6:30 p.m. ~ 9:30 p.m. Fashion Vendor fair</li></ul>
Fashion vendors: Eden in Love, Nebulous Clothing, UHM Bookstore Boutique clothing and UH Apparel, and Josa Jewelry!
Raffle rules: Each person may only enter once. Raffle is open to everyone. Winners must present a photo ID in order to redeem prize. Prizes include UH Bookstore gift cards and Dining Dollars!
Raffles times (approx): 5:25 p.m., 6:15 p.m., 6:30 p.m., 7:30 p.m., 8:30 p.m.
***Presented by the Campus Center Board Activities Council (CCB AC)***
ASUH Executive Committee Meeting
Wed, 07 May 2014 18:00:00 -10002014-05-07 18:00:002014-05-07 19:00:00Campus Center 310
<div class="start">May 7, 2014, 6:00 pm</div>
<div class="location">Campus Center 310</div>
<div class="descr">The Associated Students of the University of Hawaii at Manoa (ASUH) will have an Executive Committee Meeting in CC 310. All meetings are open to the public.</div>
UH West O'ahu Spring Commencement
Sat, 10 May 2014 10:00:00 -10002014-05-10 10:00:002014-05-10 11:30:00UH West O'ahu Courtyard
<div class="start">May 10, 2014, 10:00 am</div>
<div class="location">UH West O'ahu Courtyard</div>
<div class="descr">UH West O'ahu celebrates spring commencement exercises at the UH West O'ahu Courtyard.
Congresswoman Colleen Hanabusa will give the keynote address.
Visit http://www.uhwo.hawaii.edu/campus-life/student-affairs/commencement/ for complete details. </div>