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Hearing: Maui Island Plan – South Maui – Tuesday, May 29, 9am

THIS MAY BE THE ONLY CHANCE FOR PUBLIC TESTIMONY ON SOUTH MAUI GROWTH

Where: Maui County Council Chambers, 200 High St Wailuku

If you can’t go, send comments to General Plan Committee: committee@mauicounty.us

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May 26, 2012 at 2:02 pm Leave a comment

The Hawaiian Heritage and Environmental Sustainability Fair

On Saturday, April 17th, The Hawaiian Heritage and Environmental Sustainability Fair will be held in Paia, featuring sustainable companies and projects from all over the island.

See details.

March 14, 2011 at 8:15 pm Leave a comment

Sign up to help with planting at the KES Garden!

No gardening experience is needed. Our garden volunteers are always a big help to teachers and students, and it’s a lot of FUN for the volunteers too! New volunteers from the community are always encouraged to join us, so even if you can’t make this event, let us know you are interested and we’ll add you to our school garden mailing list!

Sign up by selecting form below or call Kathy at 344-0469 or email kathy at southmauisustainability dot org to sign-up or get more information. You have your choice of several days and times.

Click to sign up. Please make sure to submit the form. You will receive confirmation within 48 hours.

October 22, 2010 at 2:14 pm Leave a comment

Tour de Kihei Bike Ride

Saturday, August 28
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Kamaole Beach Park III

Join us on the Tour de Kihei Bike Ride. Come out and support greener and safer transportation on a ride for bike awareness and bike safety for South Maui and also have a chance to meet candidates running for office.

On the morning of August 28th, we’ll be starting from Kamaole Beach Park III and ride down Kihei Road to Lipoa St. We’ll stop for a water break at St. Theresa’s Church and return by riding south on the Kalama Park Pedestrian Trail. We finish back at Kam III where we’ll have water, light snacks and a chance for people to find out more about bike riding and safety issues in South Maui. The ride itself should take less than an hour. For safety reasons, we’ll be riding in groups of about 10 people.

We have invited our elected officials and candidates for office to join us for the bike ride so they will be more informed about the bicycling needs of the South Maui Community. At the end of the ride, we have suggested that they make themselves available to meet and talk story.

Please RSVP and let us know, so we can plan for snacks. Signup for The Tour de Kihei here (or visit www.goKihei.org) or contact us directly at  874-5955.

Special thanks to: Kihei Community Association, South Maui Bicycles, South Maui Bicycle Coalition, South Maui Sustainability and the local bike riding community for their support.

August 6, 2010 at 7:32 am Leave a comment

Support New Local Farmer’s Market in Kihei

Saturdays starting July 31, 2010
8:00 AM to noon (but come early!)
The South Maui Center on Lipoa


Did you miss the opening of the Lipoa Farmer’s Market last weekend? It sold out early at the Grand Opening and we are anticipating more participation by local farmers each week. There is a wide variety of fruits and vegetables available, all grown on Maui and all clearly marked with name, grower, organic/traditional etc. The farmer’s will only keep coming – and more will join them – if the market is successful. That usually means selling out early so they can leave and get on with their day.

The Lipoa Street Farmers Market is located in the parking lot of the new South Maui Center at 95 Lipoa. Easy access and lots of parking is available. Bring your own shopping bags as our goal is to be a “Plastic bag free market”.

South Maui Sustainability has an information table so drop by and talk story about ways we can promote, encourage and support local food production. The market opens at 8 AM and closes at noon or when sold out. Hope to see you there just a few minutes after eight, after we’ve gotten our shopping done 😉

August 6, 2010 at 7:26 am Leave a comment

weFarm@Kapalua: Friends of the Farm Work Party

Saturday, July 17
8:30 A.M. to noon-ish
4900 Honoapiilani Hwy

Grab your farm curious friends and family and join us for the first community work morning at weFarm@kapalua . Help us move the farm forward while meeting your neighbors and local farmers. learn our vision for a more food secure Maui, and find out ways to be engaged.

We will meet at the office at 8:30 A.M. and vanpool to the farm. The office is located at the corner of the highway and Napili Hau St. across highway from Napili Plaza. Together we will work through farm tasks assigned by farmer Dan. Around 11:30 A.M. we will wrap-up in the field and head back to the office for a potluck lunch.

Bring: long pants, a protective top, gloves (if you have them), sturdy shoes, sun protection, a water bottle, a dish to share for lunch and lots of energy. RSVP toinfo at uluponosustainable dot com. Reply early as space is limited.

July 7, 2010 at 9:29 pm 1 comment

Introduction to Aquaponics – June 21, 2010

On June 21, 2010, Upcountry Sustainability hosts a free Introduction to Aquaponics in Haiku from 4:45 – 6:30. Lloyd Fischel, of Lanikai Farm, at 20 N. Lanikai Place, in Haiku, welcomes attendees for a tour of his aquaponics system where he raises fish to eat and gains nutrient-rich by-products to enhance his gardens.

Lloyd runs Lanakai Farm in Haiku, a fish farm, as well as Fragrant Orchids of Maui, an orchid retail business. Lanikai Farms is a unique fish breeding facility that uses biological filtration and rainwater runoff channeled from adjoining nursery structures to create a healthy and financially efficient environment for raising fish. Designed by Lloyd Fischel, this commercial operation is the first of its kind on the island of Maui.

Visit www.lanikaifarms.com/
for more information about the operation and about Lloyd.

4:45 PM to 6:30 PM in Haiku

Space is limited; to attend, please sign up here. You must close the spreadsheet to complete registration and you will not receive any confirmation email, but if your name is on the list, you are registered.

Register for this event at www.upcountrysustainability.wordpress.com.
Call Melanie at 573-9260 with questions.

June 18, 2010 at 6:49 pm Leave a comment

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