TEDxManoa announces its program of speakers on October 5

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
Teri Skillman, (808) 956-8688
Events Planner, Library Services
Posted: Sep 27, 2012

TEDxMānoa logo
TEDxMānoa logo
The UH Manoa Library, in collaboration with Native Books, presents TEDxManoa on Friday, October 5, 2012, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Hawaii Imin International Conference Center’s Keoni Auditorium.
Purpose of this independently organized event, licensed by TED, is to focus on "NEW OLD WISDOM: Native Ingenuity, Knowledge and Wisdom for the 21st Century Hawaii." By applying traditional knowledge as part of the solution for issues such as sustainability, a new purpose is given to old wisdom to solve current issues [NOW].
The final schedule for TEDxManoa features the following program of speakers hosted by Amy Kalili from Oiwi TV.
9:00 Talk #1
Al Lagunero, Artist/Arts Educator
New Old Wisdom
9:15 Talk #2
Rick Kaponowaiwaiola Barboza
Matt Kapalikū Schirman, Hui Ku Maoli Ola
Restoring Hawaii's Natural History....Before It Is History
9:30 Talk #3
Noelle Kahanu, Bishop Museum
Vicky Takamine, Kumu Hula/Pa’i Foundation
It’s Naau or Newa: the Maoli Arts Movement
9:45 Talk #4
Brandon Ledward, Kamehameha Schools Aina-based learning
Growing People, Communities and the Land: Aina-Based Learning in the 21st Century
10:00 TED Talk by Pam Warhurst: How We Can Eat Our Landscapes
10:45 Talk #5
Mahinapoepoe Paishon-Duarte, Halau Ku Mana & Paepae o Heeia
Sustaining the Continuum of Inter-generational Knowledge and Learning
11:00 Talk #6
Waialeale Sarsona, Hawaiian Charter Schools Program, Hoolako Like, Kamehameha Schools
Eia tita, kou kalipa
11:15 Talk #7
Umi Perkins, Educator & Historian
Moolelo Refigured: Developing a New Hawaiian History Textbook
11:30 Talk #8
Puakea Nogelmeier, Ike Kuokoa, Hawaiian Language Newspaper Project
Hawaii's Legacy of Literacy
11:45 TED Talk by Rob Harmon: How Market Keeps Streams Flowing
1:15 Talk #9
Manu Boyd, Kumu Hula, Cultural Director, Royal Hawaiian Center
Balancing Cultural Consciousness and Robust Resort Retail With Kamaaina Focus
1:30 Talk #10
Brandy McDougall, Hawaiian Poet & Fulbright Scholar
Ola (i) na Moolelo: Living Moolelo
1:45 Talk #11
Aaron Sala, Na Hoku Hanohano Musician
Ma ka hana ka ike: Thinking Before and Knowing Beyond
2:00 Talk #12
Meleanna Meyer, Filmmaker, artist and art educator
Maile Meyer, Native Books/Na Mea Hawaii, Puuhonua Society
Hawaii Loa Ku Like Kakou
2:15 TED Talk by Margaret Heffernan: Dare to Disagree
3:00 Talk #13
Naalehu Anthony, Paliku Documentary Films, Hokulea Captain
OiwiTV: The Future of Television
3:15 Talk #14
Lisette Flanary, Filmmaker/ Academy of Creative Media
Maka Maoli: Storytelling on Screen Beyond Stereotypes
3:30 Talk #15
Kealoha Wong, Physicist & Hawaii Poet Laureate
Taimane, Ukulele Virtuoso
The Poetry Of Us
3:45 Talk #16
Pualani Kanahele, Kumu Hula, Edith Kanakaole Foundation
Kekuhi Kealiikanakaoleohaililani, Educator & Recording Artist
Mau a Mau/Continuum
4:00 TED Talk by William Ury: The Walk From "No" to "Yes"
4:20 Amy Kalili, TEDxManoa Host
Registration begins at 8 a.m. Any remaining tickets available may be purchased at the door before the event begins.
TEDxManoa will be professionally filmed and the footage uploaded to the TEDx talks Youtube Channel for global viewing in the near future. To minimize excess noise, the doors for the sessions will remain closed until the coffee breaks.
Some tickets are still available and may be purchased at Native Books in Ward Warehouse, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 1000. Phone : (808) 596-8885. General admission $25/Student admission $20 with current ID.
In addition to the presentations, the event will provide the opportunity for participants and speakers to network with each other at the Resource Fair downstairs on the garden level. Organizations have been invited to set up a booth to disseminate information about their programs and services, to publicize internships, collaborative initiatives, community programs, and service learning positions for high school and college students.
TEDxManoa is supported in part by an Ahahui Grant from the Office of Hawaiian Affairs and a community grant from Kamehameha Schools.
For more information on the TEDxManoa event, please contact Teri Skillman at (808) 956-8688 or email skillman@hawaii.edu.