Celebrate Earth Day at HPA
Hawaii Preparatory Academy will host its second annual Earth Day Family Celebration and Environmental Science Symposium from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on April 20 at the school’s Ulu Malama Terrace Farm on the Upper Campus. The event, which is free and open to the public, is presented in partnership with The Kohala Center’s Hawaii Island School Garden Network.
Student teams from HPA Middle School, HPA Upper School, Honokaa High School, Waikoloa Middle School and West Hawaii Explorations Academy (WHEA) will present reports on projects ranging from agro-ecology to ocean conservation.
Community members can choose to participate in one of four workshops: tree planting, history and cultivation of u‘ala, cooking with local foods harvested from the HPA gardens, and vermi-composting and compost teas. Lunch will follow.
To register, or for more information, please contact Koh Ming Wei at 443-9231 (e-mail: email@example.com). HPA’s Ohana Sustainability events are funded by the Will J. Reid Foundation and the Richard Smart Fund of the Hawaii Community Foundation.
The next Ohana Sustainability event at HPA will be the Sustainable Fiber Arts Symposium May 3-4.
Rules for posting comments
Comments posted below are from readers. In no way do they represent the view of Oahu Publishing Inc. or this newspaper. This is a public forum.
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content but the newspaper is under no obligation to do so. Comment posters are solely responsible under the Communications Decency Act for comments posted on this Web site. Oahu Publishing Inc. is not liable for messages from third parties.
IP and email addresses of persons who post are not treated as confidential records and will be disclosed in response to valid legal process.
Do not post:
- Potentially libelous statements or damaging innuendo.
- Obscene, explicit, or racist language.
- Copyrighted materials of any sort without the express permission of the copyright holder.
- Personal attacks, insults or threats.
- The use of another person's real name to disguise your identity.
- Comments unrelated to the story.
If you believe that a commenter has not followed these guidelines, please click the FLAG icon below the comment.