Apr 17, 2012

Outdoor KCC 2012 Earth Day Festival (4/19)

The Earth Day Festival opening at noon will feature a blessing `oli and hula presented by Kumu Pualiiliimaikalani Rossi and her Hawaiian Studies students. Chancellor Helen Cox will follow with an official welcome and opening of the Earth Day events for all.

Food Booths will be open for your dining pleasure and on stage we will present musicians, speakers, poets, and performances for your entertainment.

Don't miss the exciting line up with a 20 piece EARTH DAY choir by Michael Shooltz, the Reggae funk renditions of Jeff Bloom, the dance presentation of the KCC Dance Club, the stylings of the Malama Pono Allstars and the Jawaiian soul of the "Homesteaders" 7 piece band.

Educational exhibits and information booths as well as sustainable products will be available for you to peruse. Learn about the billion acts of green you can participate in at the "Mobilize Kaua`i and The Earth" 2012 EARTH DAY FESTIVAL.

A presentation of K-12 education will be presented at the Electronics/Technology building at 4pm by Kapa`a High School 808 FUSE (Fun using sustainable energy) as the students present their model for a youth activity center. Also, Kilauea residents Felicia and Ian Cowden from Akamai Learning, a home school program, will share from their recently published book, Life is the School, Love is the Lesson. Kaua`i High School day treatment students will present their 40 second video public service announcement regarding marine waste.

Earth Day is Presented by ASUH-KCC Student Life and Co-sponsored by Ho`ouluwehi Sustainable Living Institute of Kaua`i,  Kaua`i Island Utility Cooperative, Surfrider Foundation, Kaua'i Music Festival, Zero Waste Kaua`i, Sierra Club, Java Kai, Messenger Recording Studio, Regis Hair Salon, The Beauty Shop at Kilohana, Lawai Beach Resort, Regenerations Botanical Gardens, The Grand Hyatt Kauai, The Hawaii Small Business Development Center, Kaua`i Visitor's Bureau, and Kaua`i Music and Sound.
For more information call Jimmy Trujillo at 346-7725
Posted by:
Bevin Parker-Evans

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