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Welcome to One Island Sustainable Living

   Subscribe to our Newsletter  Art + Food + Farms + Sustainable Living Join the Great Pollinator Hunt, winner of  Jane Goodall Institute award WELCOME One Island is a non-profit sustainability program in the Pacific / North West serving rural

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Kona Green School Opens Sept 19th

The One Island facility has been transformed into the Green School learning lab for West Hawaii programs. Students from Waikaloa to Kona to Hilo will be convening for exciting learning programs. We’ll be working and learning in an indoor/outdoor facility

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Hawaii Farmers Union Meeting – Kohala

Kohala introduction to the Hawaii Farmers Union United Thursday, August 14th 6pm, Old Courthouse in Kapa’au The Hawaii Farmers Union is part of a nationwide organization that is closely aligned with many local food grower’s interests: building healthy soils, growing

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Fresh, safe water

Growing concerns over potential arsenic and atrazine contaminants in Hawaii’s water led One Island to research water filtration and purification options. Learn more about our findings and other Green Think products in One Island’s fundraising store.

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Green School Open House, South Kona

Family Field Trip to One Island’s Sustainable Living Center Saturday, August 16th, 9:30am-noon Kona Green School presentation 10:30am Come explore the grounds of One Island’s living learning laboratory and enjoy witnessing the intersection of local foods, renewable energy, art, health

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Food Chain Game – Intro Meeting 7/25

The Food Chain Game Fall 2014 Programming at the Green School Where does our food come from? Students enrolled in the Food Chain Game will learn about the full food system cycle, get to know the different people and pieces

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Symphony of the Soil Screenings

Special free screenings of this great soil film: Honoka’a – Sunday, May 18th, 2pm, followed by a potluck, at NHERC North Kohala – Saturday, May 31st, 2pm, followed by a Community-Scale Composting workshop with Bob Shaffer of Soil Culture, 4-6pm.

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Water Systems Field Trip

Can a 460 acre ranch run completely on catchment water with no well or county water? Kumau Ranch of North Kohala set that as a goal and has developed effective agricultural and residential water catchment systems varying from roof and

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Grey Water Workshop

Saturday, February 8th we brought guest teacher Anna Birkas from Village Ecosystems in Mendocino County, California to North Kohala for an afternoon grey water design workshop. Twenty-five people attended and we learned about below ground grey water distribution system dos and

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Water – The Source of Life

Watersheds, water rights, water quality – these things impact us where ever we live. Jan-Apr of 2014 is full of water themed education, field trips, workshops, speakers and celebrations. Learn more by clicking here .   Where ever you live, we

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