Systemwide Events CalendarThe Very Persistent Gappers of Frip
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:30:00 -10002014-04-18 19:30:002014-04-18 21:30:00Kennedy Theatre Mainstage
<div class="start">April 18, 2014, 7:30 pm</div>
<div class="location">Kennedy Theatre Mainstage</div>
<div class="descr">April 11, 12, 18, 19 at 7:30pm; April 20 at 2pm
A musical based on the novel by George Saunders Gappers
Book and lyrics by Doug Cooney
Music by David O
Directed by Mark Branner, UHM Professor of Theatre
What do you do when hundreds of little orange monsters shriek with delight at the sight of your family's goat? This tuneful, hilarious and wildly theatrical musical for the young at heart is presented by quick-changing actors and a bevy of bright, orange, gleefully-squealing, goat-loving puppets...all accompanied by a toy piano! Based on an acclaimed book, all ages will love this story of how one person with brains and determination can make a difference.</div>
Making it Through Finals Week
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:00:00 -10002014-04-21 15:00:002014-04-21 16:00:00The Learning Center
<div class="start">April 21, 2014, 3:00 pm</div>
<div class="location">The Learning Center</div>
<div class="descr">"The semester is almost over and finals are about to begin. This
workshop will prepare you to handle the stress of time management and
study skills needed during finals week. Learn to manage the week with a
plan for exams, while at the same time, finding the support you need to
be at your best."</div>
ASUH Executive Committee Meeting
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 18:00:00 -10002014-04-23 18:00:002014-04-23 19:00:00Campus Center 310
<div class="start">April 23, 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>
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 20:00:00 -10002014-04-23 20:00:002014-04-23 22:00:00Earle Ernst Lab Theatre
<div class="start">April 23, 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.
2014 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: Report 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
<div class="start">April 24, 2014, 6:00 pm</div>
<div class="location">Art Auditorium</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>
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>
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>