March 45, 2021
Mark your calendars! The County of Hawaii will be hosting an all-day virtual Sustainability Summit on Thursday, March 4 and Friday, March 5.

The Sustainability Summit is purposed to bring people together to learn, understand, and share ideas that may shape and address the environmental issues Hawaii Island faces, and ultimately cultivate actionable strategies and solutions to move the island of Hawaii towards a sustainable and reliant future.
The two-day event features prominent keynote speakers and 14 invigorating breakout sessions.

Keynote Speakers:
  • John De Fries, President & CEO, Hawaii Tourism Authority
  • Scott Seu, President & CEO, Hawaiian Electric Company
  • Greg Asner, Director, Arizona State University Center for Global Discovery and Conservation Science
  • Bonnie Irwin, Chancellor, University of Hawaii at Hilo
  • Celeste Connors, Executive Director, Hawaii Green Growth
  • Nainoa Thompson, President, Polynesian Voyaging Society
  • Henk Rogers, Founder & Board Chair, Blue Planet Foundation

Breakout Session Topics:
  • Climate Action and Resilience
  • Waste Management
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Technology
  • Preserving the Environment
  • Healthcare
  • Workforce and Education
  • Affordable Housing
  • Economy
  • Energy
  • Transportation
  • Food Security
  • Sustainable Agriculture
  • Aloha+ Challenge
Registration to the event is now open and is free to the public.
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