January is About ORIGINS

January 10th

FILM NIGHT: Journey of the Universe “an epic story of cosmic, earth, and human transformation”. Visionary thinker and story teller Brian Swimme weaves modern science with enduring wisdom from the world’s cultures in this remarkable film.

” This story of the universe has the potential to change our civilization”

Gus Speth, co-founder NRDC and World Resources Institute.

Thursday January 10th, 6:30pm at One Island. By donation; free to One Island members.

January 16th

magnolia grandifloraGARDEN WORKSHOP: How Plants Got Legs

Discover the origins of plant life with a guided botany walk to learn identifying characteristics of the botanical wonders we now see all around us. Led by Raven Bolas at One Island. Wednesday, January 16th, 9am-noon. By donation and free to One Island members

January 19th


Give yourself a morning of self-healing experiences that include nature, art, movement and breathing practices inspired by ancient cultures. Led by Hallie Iglehart. Men, women, all ages welcome.

Saturday, January 19th, 9am-noon, at One Island. Donations will help fund our youth programs.


January 24th

FILM NIGHT:  Botany of Desire

Learn about the fascinating origins of four plants that have altered human behavior in surprising ways: Apples, Potatoes, Marijuana and Tulips. You’ll never look at plants the same thanks to author Michael Polan’s intriguing stories.

Thursday, January 24th, 6:30pm. By donation; free to One Island members.

January 25th

noa abg 2GARDEN TOUR: Ancient Hawaiian Agriculture

Join us for our second annual tour at the Amy B.H. Greenwell Ethnobotanic Garden and explore their collection of pre-contact agricultural crops. Learn about the origins of local foods on the Island of Hawaii and the ingenuity that enabled a thriving culture over hundreds of years. Lead by Noa Lincoln, PhD candidate at Stanford University.

Friday, January 25th, 9am-noon. Admission to the Garden will be paid at the gate

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