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April 2019

Yoga and Mindful Hike

April 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Third of the month, repeating until May 18, 2019

Lyon Arborteum, 3860 Mānoa Road
Honolulu, HI 96822 United States
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$20

Yoga and Mindful Hike Science has documented that both being in nature and mindfulness practices such as yoga and meditation are good for your health. Experience these benefits yourself by joining us on a mindfulness based guided hike through Lyon Arboretum followed by yoga in a beautiful studio with stunning views of Mānoa Valley. Class meets on the third Saturday of each month. (Please see schedule below.) Class size is limited, so sign up early. Sign up for one or…

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Brown Bag Lunch: Zoe Hastings and Mahealani Botelho on agroforestry restoration

April 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lyon Arborteum, 3860 Mānoa Road
Honolulu, HI 96822 United States
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Zoe Hastings and Mahealani Botelho: Agroforestry restoration Agroforestry, a traditional land-use system that was once widespread in Hawai‘i, can simultaneously conserve biodiversity, sequester carbon, and produce culturally and economically valuable products. While interest in restoration of agroforests is growing, designing systems remains challenging. We tested design process and established a long-term restoration experiment at Kākoʻo ʻŌiwi in Heʻeia. We will discuss some of the opportunities and challenges involved in this approach. Part of the Brown Bag Lunch series. Open to…

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Feng Shui for Hawai‘i Gardens*

April 26 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lyon Arborteum, 3860 Mānoa Road
Honolulu, HI 96822 United States
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$25

Clear Englebert, author of six books on feng shui, two specifically for Hawai‘i, will offer simple solutions in your landscaping to create positive energy surrounding your home. The class shows how Feng Shui principles can be applied to the tropical garden and the unique Hawai‘i landscape. In Feng Shui the garden is seen as the first chance to invite good energy (chi) and the best opportunity to deflect harsh energy. Topics include: the importance of balance in relation to the…

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Lāʻau Lapaʻau: Hawaiian Medicine

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until May 25, 2019

Lyon Arborteum, 3860 Mānoa Road
Honolulu, HI 96822 United States
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$30

Lā‘au Lapa‘au (Hawaiian Medicine) is a traditional practice of healing, incorporating Hawaiian plants, aloha and pule. In this introductory 3-part series, participants will gain hands-on experience by learning about Hawaiian and hānai medicinal plants, methods of preparation, and application. This class offers to share key elements and foundational concepts of lāʻau lapaʻau as well as contemporary and complementary approaches to healing. Instructor: Emmalani Makepa-Foley, UH Instructor Date Session One: March 30, 2019 Date Session Two: April 27, 2019 Date Session…

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May 2019

Brown Bag Lunch: Pia Ruisi-Besares on experimental restoration of Cyrtandra kaulantha (Haʻiwale)

May 1 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lyon Arborteum, 3860 Mānoa Road
Honolulu, HI 96822 United States
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Pia Ruisi-Besares: Experimental restoration of Cyrtandra kaulantha (Haʻiwale) Optimal growth conditions for rare Hawaiian plants are largely unknown, making the results of restoration efforts unpredictable. We grew plants in the greenhouse under different local soil treatments and compared differences in growth once outplanted. Understanding the potential relationship between plant growth and local soil composition can help inform best practices for restoration of native species. Part of the Brown Bag Lunch series. Open to all, 11 am – noon at our…

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Digital Photography Workshop

May 4 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Lyon Arborteum, 3860 Mānoa Road
Honolulu, HI 96822 United States
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$20

Spend a day at the Arboretum with photographer Megan Bent. Participants will learn how to use manual camera operations and about photographic composition in one of the most beautiful backdrops in Oahu. Megan will provide a lecture of these photographic principals and hands on instruction as the group goes walking around the arboretum taking pictures. Instructor: Megan Bent (meganbent.com), UH Mānoa Art Department faculty Date: Saturday, May 4, 2019 Time: 9:30 am-12:00 pm Location: Visitors Center Upstairs Classroom Supplies: Participants…

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Brown Bag Lunch: Leland Werden on uncertainty and predictability in forest restoration

May 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lyon Arborteum, 3860 Mānoa Road
Honolulu, HI 96822 United States
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Leland Werden: Uncertainty and predictability in forest restoration Forests have been extensively degraded worldwide and recent initiatives have set ambitious targets to reforest millions of hectares over the next decade. To ensure these initiatives are effective, continued effort must be made to integrate ecological theory into restoration practice. In this talk I will give examples from tropical wet and dry forest restorations in Costa Rica that demonstrate how restoration effectiveness can be improved by further integrating theory into practice. Part of…

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Pollinators in Paradise- a Gardener’s Guide to Pollinators in Hawai’i

May 18 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Lyon Arborteum, 3860 Mānoa Road
Honolulu, HI 96822 United States
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$25

Did you know that ~87% of plants rely on animals for pollination? Pollination services are crucial for natural ecosystem function as well as large scale production of agricultural crops. Unfortunately, pollinators across the world are in decline and in need of conservation. This course will cover different groups of pollinators, both native and non-native, that are found in Hawai'i. Participants will learn to identify different species of insects and birds, and which plants can be planted in your backyard garden…

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Yoga and Mindful Hike

May 18 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 9:30am on day Third of the month, repeating until May 18, 2019

Lyon Arborteum, 3860 Mānoa Road
Honolulu, HI 96822 United States
+ Google Map
$20

Yoga and Mindful Hike Science has documented that both being in nature and mindfulness practices such as yoga and meditation are good for your health. Experience these benefits yourself by joining us on a mindfulness based guided hike through Lyon Arboretum followed by yoga in a beautiful studio with stunning views of Mānoa Valley. Class meets on the third Saturday of each month. (Please see schedule below.) Class size is limited, so sign up early. Sign up for one or…

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Lāʻau Lapaʻau: Hawaiian Medicine

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Last of the month, repeating until May 25, 2019

Lyon Arborteum, 3860 Mānoa Road
Honolulu, HI 96822 United States
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$30

Lā‘au Lapa‘au (Hawaiian Medicine) is a traditional practice of healing, incorporating Hawaiian plants, aloha and pule. In this introductory 3-part series, participants will gain hands-on experience by learning about Hawaiian and hānai medicinal plants, methods of preparation, and application. This class offers to share key elements and foundational concepts of lāʻau lapaʻau as well as contemporary and complementary approaches to healing. Instructor: Emmalani Makepa-Foley, UH Instructor Date Session One: March 30, 2019 Date Session Two: April 27, 2019 Date Session…

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