May 5, 2014

New Sustainability Courses - Register Now!

Two new courses in the field of sustainability are being offered in Fall 2014: SSM 101 Introduction to the Science of Sustainability and ENRG 101 Introduction to Sustainable Energy Technology.  Both classes are available for registration now!

If you have ever wanted to learn more about how you can live more sustainably in your own life, or are interested in how you can help Kauaʻi become a more sustainable island, these classes are for you!

We will discuss many relevant topics to Kauaʻi and the world regarding sustainability issues, and students will come away with an increased understanding of the challenges we face and the solutions available.
Discover your passion, help to mālama ʻāina, and potentially find your dream job! These new courses will help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to move Kauaʻi in the right direction. Take action now! Enroll in SSM 101 to be a part of the solution!
Do you want to know more about energy solutions or develop the skills to find a job in the industry? Enroll in ENRG 101 today to start yourself down the path of finding a career you love!
SSM 101 - Introduction to Sustainability Science
Runs: August 25, 2014 - December 19, 2014
Meets: Mondays & Wednesdays - 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

This course introduces the science of sustainability including vocabulary and basic concepts in green building, water and wastewater, waste management, food and agriculture, sustainable land use and planning, unique dimensions to island sustainability, transportation, sustainable materials choices and supply chains, energy efficiency, and policy strategies. SSM 101 course flyer (pdf)

ENRG 101 - Intro to Sustainable Energy Technology
Runs: August 25, 2014 - December 19, 2014
Meets: Mondays & Wednesdays - 6:30 PM - 7:45 PM

This course introduces alternative methods for meeting long-term energy needs, identifies and explores local resources including demand-side management of conventional gas and electric power and sustainable energy sources such as solar, wind, biomass, small hydroelectricity, geothermal, ocean thermal energy conversion, and alternative transportation fuel options.  ENRG 101 course flyer (pdf)

Please contact Laura Williams if you have any questions or would like more information. 245-8386 or

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