Hawaii Green Collar Institute to hold film presentation and speaker panel

WAIPAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Hawaii Green Collar Institute (HGCI) will feature a locally produced film, "Huliau," at Leeward Community College on Friday, Jan. 7.

Huliau -- which means turning point, of time change -- is a 35-minute film that focuses on a group of interviewees as they talk about their belief in why our very existence depends on how "in tune" we are with the environment.

A panel of speakers, including those who made and were featured in the film, will address the challenges facing Hawaii's cultural and natural environment through their "green" jobs.

Film creator and director David DeLuca will lead the panel discussion. Other panelists include:

  • Sam Gon III, Ph.D., senior scientist and cultural advisor to The Nature Conservancy
  • Maile Meyer, owner of Native Books
  • Solomon Enos, an artist who illustrated much of the artwork in the film

The free event is one in a series of HGCI educational activities. It will be held in room GT105 on a space-available basis.

For more information, please contact info@malamalearningcenter.org, or call (808) 692-8200 ext. 2252.

For more information on the film, visit www.huliau.com.

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