Next SMS Meeting: Thursday, January 8

December 16, 2008 at 3:41 am 1 comment

 PANEL DISCUSSION:
GARDENING IN SOUTH MAUI

Thursday, January 8
Kihei Charter School
Chats & Pupus: 6 p.m.
Presentations: 6:30—8 p.m.

Join us for a panel discussion on South Maui Gardening. This session will be a moderated Q&A with a panel of 6 experienced Maui growers and gardeners sharing their knowledge.

PANEL MEMBERS

Lindsay Manuel – Lindsay has a degree from the University of Hawaii in Plant and Environmental Protection Sciences, focusing his studies in Tropical Agriculture and Fruit Sciences. As a summer intern, Lindsay worked with high school interns to set up the infrastructure, complete with mulch and compost pits, and a composting toilet, needed to support the future in Haile Maile Community Garden in a former eucalyptus grove on Maui Land and Pine property.

Kainoa Horcajo – Kanioa has a degree from the University of San Diego in International Relations. His studies have focused on creating a sustainable Maui for future generations. Through a mix of Hawaiian values and traditions, modern and ancient philosophies from East and West, and a penchant for always learning something new, Kainoa is constantly applying what he knows to enhance the lives of those around him.

Note: Lindsay and Kanoia are currently working with SMS’ Hui Garden Committee on a Hui vegetable garden site in Maui Meadows offering their extensive knowledge on building raised beds, picking the right soil, water conservation and pest control.

Ann Emmsley – Ann is an Associate Professor at Maui Community College and is the program coordinator of the Agriculture and Natural Resources Program and runs the garden at MCC.

Gene “Blaze” Weaver – Blaze currently tends his 100 pot container garden in Maui Meadows as well as a 2-acre 100-tree orchard and vegetable garden in Huelo. He has also grown turmeric, ginger, pineapple, sweet potatoes and more on small organic farms on the Big Island and participated in Hawaii community gardens over the last 30 years.

Tim Gunter – Tim is the owner of Maui Earth Compost, the only organic compost producer on Maui. Has served as a consultant on growing food since 1979 and was the originator of Earth Week in 1970 in Minnesota. In 2000, Island Business Magazine named him the Innovator of the Year for being the first to compost drywall.

Marian Scott – Marian is a Certified Permaculture designer and teacher. She is growing 42 species of edible vegetables, fruits, herbs and medicinals in her 22-year-old suburban Kihei garden.

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  • 1. Judy  |  December 17, 2008 at 8:42 am

    we have plenty surplus grapefruit at 3355 Kehala Dr. Come and get some, it’s on the street. aloha.

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