Topics will include; water, food, shelter, energy, open government, green jobs and greener local economies. Presenters will share data, projects and insights into local sustainability practices. Attendees will gain insight from workshops in the day to an evening of presentations and informative, short videos on local sustainability efforts.
The event is being delivered by an all-volunteer team from Green Collar Technologies.
Brent Norris, Director of Green Collar Technologies mentioned, "Many of our neighbor's are experts in living lightly on the land. This event brings together all our neighbors to teach and learn to become more self-sufficient. Together we hope to make Hawaiʻi Island a global model of sustainability."
Everyone is invited to participate. Attendees are welcomed to ask our panelists questions, submit testimony in our video booths, take online surveys and sign petitions. Learn more about Green Collar Jobs. Bring your entire family.
The entry fee is $5.00 per person online, $7.00 at local ticket outlets, or $10.00 at the box office on the evening of the event.
About Green Collar Technologies
Green Collar Technologies is a federally recognized, 501c3 operating in Hawaiʻi. Green Collar Technologies provides a conduit for organizations to help build a greener economy for Hawaiʻi Island.
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Green Collar Technologies is a federally recognized, 501c3 non-profit corporation registered to do business in Hawai`i with a mission to educate green collar workers on Hawai`i Island.
We research, organize, create and deliver educational opportunities. Our initiatives can help anyone learn how to live a more sustainable life while helping our communities build greener economies.
We demonstrate the alignment of our mission with our initiatives through regular activity reports. With your help and support, we’re setting a new standard for non-profits on Hawai`i Island.
We have a special responsibility in delivering on our promises and we expect the same ethos from every person and organization we work with.
Green Collar Technologies organizes and develops training and certification programs which benefit employers and workers at all levels including low-income, persons with disabilities, and displaced workers in need of retraining to meet emerging workforce needs.