Monthly Archives: March 2014

3/29/14

BUDGET:

  1. Musicians: pay to lucie lynch, mike love, jenna robinson, paul izak
  2. Updated w. graphic costs: https://docs.google.com/a/hawaii.edu/document/d/1Cx-8rII852kBUk_heRSTTmyvRgonMpaMiwx88TWZhr8/edit

CC Graphics:

  1.  Jessica will get us the 18×3

Sponsorship:

  1. Jonathon will follow up by the 7th with all desired sponsors
  2. Meeting w Ka Leo on Monday 3/31 @ 8am with Doorae & Jonathon to go over all potential sponsors

Brian will make a final program by Sunday, the 30th

Brian will connect with Parking Services (ask Cali for Jasons personal e-mail) to find out where musicians can park by next week and e-mail the musicians by this Friday the 4th

On the week of ED:

  1. WED – must pick up all special issues of Ka Leo to hand out on Thursday!
New days for plantings to offset carbon footprint of ED:
Signed up for 3/27 (Cancelled): (Brian, Zach, Cali, Nesh, Doorae, Matthias, Jonathan Petitt)
  • April 3 – 9am-11am at Keller Hall (McCarthy Mall side).  We will be planting tropical plants and cut flowers
    • Zach, Jon, Chelsea (1030-11)
  • April 10 – 9am-2pm at Hamilton Library (McCarthy Mall side).  We will be planting native Hawaiian plants.
    • Doorae 1030 – 2, Nesh, Brian can do 1030 – 2pm, Gary can do 12 -115, Jonathon &  Zach (until 1)
  • April 17 – 9am-11am at Architecture (Hawaii Hall Quad side).  We will be adding to the Joseph Rock Palm collection.
    • Zach, Jonathon, Chelsea (1030-11)
  • April 24 – 9am-2pm at the Sustainability Courtyard.  We will be planting ground covers.

Kona Brewing Co – Doorae will follow up

 

3/20/14 Meeting

Attendees: Doorae, Chelsea, Maryam, Zach, Brian M, Mike T, Wyatt & Jon
Facebook event made! Please join and like with friends https://www.facebook.com/events/1386057288334260/
page: facebook.com/uhmearthday
Our event is also on Manoa Calendar, SLD Calendar & HNL Now
Participant Update – Zach
We have 41 tents available for groups
30 signed up:
  • Yes: Windward Edibles (plant sale), BEACH, HI Energy, Sodexo,  Ethnobiology Society (see if they want to donate to us), Ka Leo (sustainability issue), Peace Corps, UROP, Surfrider, SOFT, Vegetarian Society of Hawaiʻi, Defend ʻOahu Coalition, AiKea, OFG, Hawaiian Islands Land Trust, Revolution Books, Kokua Strategies
  • Secondary: Lono Fuels, Wai Ola Water Project, RISA (e-mailed), Hawaiian Trail and Mountain Club, UHMCC (Doorae e-mailed)
  • Cannot accomodate: Anahi Bikinis, Planet Sun

Zach will reach out to these people to sign up: Cycle Mānoa, Horticulture, DURP, Environmental Law Society, Sustainable UH, Farm Roof, Johnson Controls, KYA Sustainability Studios, Re-Use Hawaiʻi, Blue Planet Foundation, HI Green growth, Hui O Koʻolaupoko, KAHEA, Kokua HI Foundation, Sierra Club, Sustainable Coastlines, Hawaii SEED, Waikiki Surf Club (Frankie)

Set up costs from CCMES – labor & tech ($22/hr/person), tables ($5), tent ($20), chairs ($2) – need tent for sound system (taller tent) -  need outside company for tents (tents & events may be cheaper overall)
Budget – Doorae will review (equipment): https://docs.google.com/a/hawaii.edu/document/d/1Cx-8rII852kBUk_heRSTTmyvRgonMpaMiwx88TWZhr8/edit
Ka Leo update
Evening Update – Gary
Kona Brewing Co
Program Update – Brian
Jon osorio confirmed
Chelsea sent Kealoha e-mail
Graphics – coming in and being vetted
Get volunteer update -Cali
Signupgenius
Start thinking about how many volunteers and doing what throughout day
Update on Beergarden from Mike Tom
  • Organic/Local possible; gary working on fencing; everyone serving must be an employee of Sodexo
New days for plantings to offset carbon footprint of ED:
Signed up for 3/27 (Cancelled): (Brian, Zach, Cali, Nesh, Doorae, Matthias, Jonathan Petitt)
  • April 3 – 9am-11am at Keller Hall (McCarthy Mall side).  We will be planting tropical plants and cut flowers
    • Zach, Jon, Chelsea (1030-11)
  • April 10 – 9am-2pm at Hamilton Library (McCarthy Mall side).  We will be planting native Hawaiian plants.
    • Doorae 1030 – 2, Nesh, Brian can do 1030 – 2pm, Gary can do 12 -115, Jonathon &  Zach (until 1)
  • April 17 – 9am-11am at Architecture (Hawaii Hall Quad side).  We will be adding to the Joseph Rock Palm collection.
    • Zach, Jonathon, Chelsea (1030-11)
  • April 24 – 9am-2pm at the Sustainability Courtyard.  We will be planting ground covers.

Sponsorship letter will be ready this weekend – thanks Wyatt!: kalo (taro), ʻulu (breadfruit), maiʻa (banana) – Jon will help Zach contact people who were interested
Down to Earth (Brian) / Kokua Market (jon) / Revolusun (Lisa) / Da Spot (Doorae) / Blue Tree Cafe (Doorae) / Greens & Vines (Doorae) / Peace Cafe (Maryam) / Re-use Hawaii (Kawela) / HI Energy (Zach) / Surfrider (donate Hydroflask) / SEED (Chelsea)
News:
Nina from Star-Advertiser – Lisa, Nesh, Brian

Give them kalo – LIVING TROPHY -  Matthias (Lyon Arboretum)

Wyatt – draft letter by next Thu 3/20 before meeting

Zach – list of interested sponsors: Zach will ask volunteers to communicate w/ them – connect w/ Cali & list of volunteers

Misc:

Gas masks – Matthias & Nesh

Green costume – Jon Fritzler?

Trivia to give away things – Nesh drafted 20-30 questions before Thursday morning – Nesh will email Doorae questions (maybe during lunch?) – Nesh will M.C.

Videographer: Paolo

Meeting during Spring Break – Saturday 3/29 lunch @ 1230 -  – Jon’s bringing enchiladas, Zach will bring something, Brian something, Maryam can bring something

Maryam has a tent for camping

3/18 (Tue) Meeting

Attendees: Zach, Lisa, Brian, Maryam, Doorae, Chelsea Miller (millercg@hawaii.edu) – already on list
Facebook event made! Please join and like with friends https://www.facebook.com/events/1386057288334260/
Our event is also on Manoa Calendar, SLD Calendar & HNL Now
Participant Update – Zach
Set up costs from CCMES – labor & tech ($22/hr/person), tables ($5), tent ($20), chairs ($2) – need tent for sound system (taller tent) -  need outside company for tents (tents & events may be cheaper overall)
Budget – Doorae will review (equipment): https://docs.google.com/a/hawaii.edu/document/d/1Cx-8rII852kBUk_heRSTTmyvRgonMpaMiwx88TWZhr8/edit
(meeting w/ Rob @ Ka Leo about map tomorrow 3/19 @ 10AM)
Timeline -Participants – go over on Thursday meeting

  • who do we want to reach out to?
  • who doesn’t meet the criteria
Evening Update – Gary
Kona Brewing Co will get back to us on donation request
Program Update – Brian
Lisa will ask Jon & Jamaica Osorio – by tonight (lunch time or 4-5)
Chelsea will ask Kealoha about Earth Day at his next gig
Doorae ask Liam Skilling
Graphics Update – Doorae
Ka Leo is revising their first draft sent to us – ready today or tomorrow
Lisa – reach out to students who said they would draft
Chelsea will look up google images and get permission – response by Thursday
Get volunteer update -Cali
Signupgenius
Start thinking about how many volunteers and doing what throughout day
New days for plantings to offset carbon footprint of ED:
Signed up for 3/27 (Cancelled): (Brian, Zach, Cali, Nesh, Doorae, Matthias, Jonathan Petitt)
  • April 3 – 9am-11am at Keller Hall (McCarthy Mall side).  We will be planting tropical plants and cut flowers
  • April 10 – 9am-2pm at Hamilton Library (McCarthy Mall side).  We will be planting native Hawaiian plants.
    • Doorae, Nesh, Jonathan & Brian can do 12 – 2pm, Gary can do 12 -115, maybe Zach
  • April 17 – 9am-11am at Architecture (Hawaii Hall Quad side).  We will be adding to the Joseph Rock Palm collection.
  • April 24 – 9am-2pm at the Sustainability Courtyard.  We will be planting ground covers.

Sponsorship: kalo (taro), ʻulu (breadfruit), maiʻa (banana)
Down to Earth (Brian) / Kokua Market & Revolusun (Lisa) / Da Spot (Doorae) / Blue Tree Cafe (Doorae) / Greens & Vines (Doorae) / Peace Cafe (Maryam) / Re-use Hawaii (Kawela) / HI Energy (Zach) / Surfrider (donate Hydroflask) / SEED (Chelsea)
News:
Nina from Star-Advertiser – Lisa, Nesh, Brian

Give them kalo – LIVING TROPHY -  Matthias (Lyon Arboretum)

Wyatt – draft letter by next Thu 3/20 before meeting

Zach – list of interested sponsors: Zach will ask volunteers to communicate w/ them – connect w/ Cali & list of volunteers

Misc:

Gas masks – Matthias & Nesh

Green costume – Jon Fritzler?

Trivia to give away things – Nesh drafted 20-30 questions before Thursday morning – Nesh will email Doorae questions (maybe during lunch?) – Nesh will M.C.

Videographer: Paolo

Meetings during Spring Break? 2? 1? None?

Next meeting: Thu, 3/20 @430 – Susty Ctyd

 

Agenda & Notes for 3/11/14 Meeting

Attendees & what you want to write a book on: Doorae (giving rights to nature), Zach (development of human nature over time), Lisa (intersectionality of -isms -sex, race, etc), Matthias (surfing – hes an invasive species from the mainland), Wyatt (reducing pesticide runoff), Nesh (about writing books about writing environmental books), Brian (reverse racism being nonexistant), Jonathon (jpetitt@hawaii.edu) – add to volunteer list

Zach-Participants/Vendors

Updates on parking passes/tents/tables/chairs – havent heard back from Jason from parking to determine how to distribute

CC MES – have lots of tables ($5) & chairs ($2) & ONE tent which we will use ($20) & possibility for set up costs / labor – by this weekend

Budget details – drafted, anyone can edit based on whats happening with budget – can post a link to google doc: https://docs.google.com/a/hawaii.edu/document/d/1Cx-8rII852kBUk_heRSTTmyvRgonMpaMiwx88TWZhr8/edit

Update on interactive google map – add loading zones, food vendors, stage – by 3/11 midnight: https://www.google.com/fusiontables/embedviz?q=select+col10+from+1LumTaMAWxSvMi8nf7SGg8E3bpAk2Szl7asH_EDYj&viz=MAP&h=false&lat=21.298493189802876&lng=-157.81732890559203&t=1&z=19&l=col10&y=2&tmplt=2&hml=KML

Talk about timeline for participant coordination – zach made one

Invite KUPU

Start thinking about the vetting process for participants – to talk about next Tuesday meeting 3/18

  • who do we want to reach out to?
  • who doesn’t meet the criteria

Facebook event made! Please join and like with friends https://www.facebook.com/events/1386057288334260/

Logo: 

  • Lisa will contact a few people with nice logos by weekend to try to get logo
  • Doorae will send Lisa contacts of people who have offered to design: Roger Kelly , Kaley, etc

Sponsorship: kalo (taro), ʻulu (breadfruit), maiʻa (banana)

  • Down to Earth (Brian) / Kokua Market (Lisa) / Da Spot (Doorae) / Blue Tree Cafe / Greens & Vines (Doorae) / Peace Cafe / Revolusun (Lisa) / Re-use Hawaii (Kawela) / HI Energy (Zach)
  • Give them a plant? LIVING TROPHY -  Matthias can get for free from Lyon Arboretum – get confirmation by Tuesday before 430 meeting
  • Wyatt can draft letter by next Thu 3/20 before meeting
  • Zach has list of people who wanted more information when participants filled out form – HI Energy, Sodexo, etc – lets reach out to them – he will add by this weekend

Tree Planting

  • McCarthy mall: Hamilton and Keller, Thursday March 27, 2014, 8am-2pm. Hamilton – native plants; Keller – Tropical plants – Spring Break – 8am -2pm, (Brian, Zach, Cali, Nesh, Doorae, Matthias, Jonathan Petitt)
  • Hawaii Hall Quad in front of Architecture, April 10, 2014, noon-2pm -planting to expand Joseph Rock palm collection – Doorae, Nesh, Jonathan & Brian can do 12 – 2pm, Gary can do 12 -115, maybe Zach
  • Sustainability Courtyard, Earth Day, Time: TBD – planting Laua’e  under Fiddlewood trees to replace those that were lost; Cleaning up planters throughout the courtyard – anyone?
  • ask Roxanne Adams – adamsrox@hawaii.edu

NEW meetings to meet twice a week: TUESDAYS @ 430, Sustainability Courtyard – workday and updates one hour meeting for all planners

Random: Keystone XL Campaign – Lisa & Tim Vandeveer collab with ACLU – sometime in March – civil disobedience

Petition campaign – wear gas masks – Matthias & Nesh will get or look

Trivia to give away things – Nesh will have draft 20-30 questions before Thursday morning

 

March 6 Agenda & Notes

Agenda & Notes for March 6, 2014 Meeting

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Check-In @ 430

Press/Calendars: Brian/Doorae

Food Vendor: Volunteer?

  • Doorae will take charge of this
  • Ask Da Spot to get locally sourced ingredients to make ‘green’ smoothie for Earth Day?

Meeting with Philip March 7 @ 100, POST 307

Participants/Map/Speakers: Zach (Ka Leo for map?)

Design: Ka Leo / Sodexo / Student

  • Kaleo will do free graphic design if we buy three ads from them. We will probably do this.
  • Get logos and graphics from Sodexo- Doorae
  • Doorae will meet with Rob from Kaleo to discuss flyers and map
  •      Or contact Phillip Johnson about use of computers for photoshop- Evan

Website/Facebook: Doorae, Rana,

Volunteers: Cali

  • Need help with: drafting exit interview, food vendor coordinator, sponsorship, sign painting, t-shirt details
  • Send weekly update

Updates from Mānoa Sustainability Council?

Updated Program: Brian

  • Sumo Ninjaz, Paul Izak, finding more slam poets? (kealoha), send another request to KTUH
  • Should we have night vendors?
  • Art Dept? mural?

Sponsorship: $100+ = maiʻa, $500+ = ʻulu, $1000+= kalo

  • Letter? Send to Sodexo and start blasting out – any suggestions for who?

SOFT: Michi

  • SOFT got big donation of seeds and pots and want to give away/sell at Earth Day
  • Nate may be bringing compost bins from Magoon and will need help lugging them to and from the Sustainability Courtyard (they will be extra heavy after the day)

Bill McKibben Update (Cali)

ASUH:

  • Bill posted to ED 2014 folder?
  • Was parking added? No
  • Can start spending for reimbursement/direct payment (musicians, equipment, security)

Security: Kawela

Budget:

  1. Security?
  2. Musicians:
  3. Parking: ASUH?
  4. Ads? Tshirts?
  5. Food? How much did SAPFB give and for what:
  6. Projector/Set-up
  7. Do we need our own tent?
Tree Planting to offset Carbon Footprint of Earth Day – Sign up – Cali please send out to volunteers
  • McCarthy mall: Hamilton and Keller, March 27, 2014, 8am-2pm. Hamilton – native plants; Keller – Tropical plants – Spring Break – Brian 8am -2pm, (Brian, Zach, Cali, Nesh, Doorae)
  • Hawaii Hall Quad in front of Architecture, April 10, 2014, noon-2pm -planting to expand Joseph Rock palm collection – Doorae & Brian can do 12 – 2pm, Gary can do 12 -115,
  • Sustainability Courtyard, Earth Day, Time: TBD – planting Laua’e  under Fiddlewood trees to replace those that were lost; Cleaning up planters throughout the courtyard – anyone?

Idea for drama / oil / carbon campaign / Gas masks?

Parking Passes

  • email Jason to work out logistics for participant parking- Zach

Beergarden: Gary

  • minimize waste by having volunteers bring cups as temporary donation
  • Followup on fencing the beergarden area- Fary
  • Put in a request for a donation from Kona Brewing Company- Doorae
  • Go through someone other than Sodexo who has a liquor license. Ideas?

Fossil Fuel Divestment

  • have people walk around with tablets during Earth Day to have people sign petition
  • try to get a good amount of signatures before Earth Day