[Laakea-events] Upcoming Events at La'akea

La'akea Community Announcements laakea-events at permaculture-hawaii.com
Sun Apr 21 13:09:41 HST 2013

**Saturday, May 4th**
**1:00 pm - 8:30 pm**
**At La'akea**
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Puna Pono alliance is an organization which aims to ensure that 
geothermal projects are safe for the people and  land of the Big Island. 
To learn more about Puna Pono, visit the website http://punapono.com/.

We are very excited at La'akea to be hosting a fundraiser for Puna Pono 
on May 4th and we are pleased to invite you to attend. It will be a day 
full of entertainment, education, food and fun (it's kid friendly, as 

We hope to raise $4,000. We ask for a donation of $10-$30, but all are 
welcome. There are lots of ways to make valuable contributions to Puna 
Pono and a safe Hawaii. For more information on the event or ways to 
contribute, contact Biko at 443-4076 or at biko at permaculture-hawaii-com.

Please come and enjoy! We hope to see you here.


1:00             Silent auction. For silent auction donations, call 
DENNIS at: 651-644-7447 <tel:651-644-7447>
1:00             Panel on geothermal.
2:00             Speaker: Geoffrey Last on risks of geothermal.
2:30             Speaker: Bob Petricci on Puna Pono current activities.
3:00             Facilitated small group discussion:  Goethermal in 
Puna. How to get involved.
4:00             Break
4:30             Special performance! Hiccup Circus.
5:00             Silent auction results.
5:00             Dinner: Traditional imu (pit-cooked) local lamb, pork 
and taro, with vegan options.
6:30-8:30    Music: Live Marimba with Kunzwanana and Mwenje Ensembles. 

DIRECTIONS: Laakea is located between mile makers 14 and 15 off Highway 
130 on Ali'Ili Road. Look for signs.

"Beekeeping Bootcamp"
May 4th 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Location - A Farm down Papaya Farms Road

Internationally known Sam Comfort and our own local bee whisperer, Jen, 
are putting on workshops on our Island.  What a TREAT!  If you want to 
experience the bees, have any inclination to get some bees in an easy to 
manage top bar hive, or any box you can afford these folks can humbly 
and lovingly guide you.

Treatment-Free Beekeeping Workshop
  Potluck lunch and live music
Honey & Mead sampling
Cost is $50 per person
Protective wear is available if needed
Please R.S.V.P. by April 28th. Phone:(808) 315-6553 
<tel:%28808%29%20315-6553>  or (805) 308-6503 <tel:%28805%29%20308-6503>
Email : jen at paradisenectar.com <mailto:jen at paradisenectar.com>

*Designing For Sustainability and Food Security
*Permaculture Design Course at La'akea Community
Two weekends/month: Oct 12-13 & 19-20, Nov 2-3 & 16-17, Dec 7-8 & 14-15, 

Acquire skills for local food security and create resilient home systems
Learn underlying whole systems ecological design processes and 
techniques, tools and methodologies
Immerse yourself in a permaculture based interntional community
Weekend course meeting schedule for working island residents
On island instructors and presenters
Get professional support for your own design projects as part of the course
Develop relationships with island neighbors and established 
organizations and professionals

Full course fee - $897
$75 early bird registration discount with full deposit by September 1st
$50 discount for two or more registering together with full deposit
discounts are not combinable

Registration and full details: http://permaculture-hawaii.com or contact 
Tracy at permaculture-hawaii.com for more information.

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