Category Archives: Agenda/Minutes

MSC November 2016 Meeting

The November meeting of the UH Manoa Sustainability Council was held on November 16 from 3-4pm. Here’s a summary:

Net Zero Classrooms

Jim Maskrey discussed Project FROG (Flexible response to Ongoing Growth); two new net zero buildings with PV to offset consumption. … Read the rest

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MSC October 2016 Meeting

The October meeting of the UH Manoa Sustainability Council was held on October 19 from 3-4pm. Here’s a summary:

Education News:

Matt Lynch and Krista Hiser told us about a lecture by Erik Assadourian (http://www.worldwatch.org/users/erik-assadourian) last week called “Is Sustainability … Read the rest

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MSC September 2016 Meeting

The September meeting of the UH Manoa Sustainability Council occurred on September 21 from 3-4pm in HIG 210. Here are meeting notes:

New sustainability courses for Spring 2017:

  • Special Topics in Sustainability: Food and Food Waste (TPSS 491). Mondays at
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MSC April 2016 Meeting

The Manoa Sustainability Council met in HIG 210 from 3-4pm on April 20, 2016.

Summary of meeting:

UHM Earth Day (Jordan Metoyer). 9:30 – 4pm this Friday!! Music, vendors, yoga, poetry. Looking for volunteers to work on art mural tomorrow 10am-5pm / … Read the rest

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MSC March 2016 Meeting

The Manoa Sustainability Council met in HIG 210 from 3-4pm on March 17, 2016.

Manoa Dining Services update: National PB&J Day (http://www.pbjcampaign.org/) is coming up! To celebrate, Manoa Dining Services will have an event in Hemingway 102 from … Read the rest

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MSC February 2016 Meeting

The Manoa Sustainability Council met on Wednesday, February 17, at 3:00pm in HIG 210.

Sustainable Summer ’16. Outreach college is co-sponsoring with the IUCN a certificate program for high school and college students. Involves courses, Sakamaki Extraordinary Lectures, green films, beach … Read the rest

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MSC January 2016 Meeting

The Manoa Sustainability Council met in HIG 210 on Wednesday, January 20, from 3-4pm.

Meeting summary:

Sustainability Intern Opportunity.  Help with Earth Day, Weigh the waste, paid position, about 10-15 hrs/week, $8.66/hr.  Contact Lana.Hudson@sodexo.com for more details.

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MSC November 2015 Meeting

The Manoa Sustainability Council met in HIG 210 on Wednesday, November 18, from 3-4pm.

Agenda:

  1. Introductions
  2. Sustainable UH: Weigh the Waste w/UHM Dining Services (Kristen Jamieson)
  3. UHM and UH System sustainability meeting (Steve Meder)
  4. UH System: Latest updates (Matt Lynch)
  5. Manoa
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MSC October 2015 Meeting

The Manoa Sustainability Council met in POST 601 on October 21, 2015 from 3-4pm.

Agenda: 

  1. Introductions
  2. Sustainable UH: Manoa Soup, Recycling Campaign (Kristen Jamieson)
  3. Pedal Power Project, Energy Display (Jessica Sevilla)
  4. Manoa Dining Services: UH Food Day, Wasteless November (Lana Hudson)
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MSC September 2015 Meeting

Wednesday, September 23, 3:00-4:00pm, HIG 210

  1. Introductions (everyone)
  2. History of UH sustainability in 120 seconds (Philip Johnson)
  3. Introduction to the UH System Office of Sustainability (Matt Lynch)
  4. Recycling initiatives by Buildings and Grounds Management (Roxanne Adams)
  5. Projects for IS 489 Environmental Practicum (Kim Falinski)
  6. Update
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MSC April 2014 Meeting

Attendees: Doorae, Nicole, Gabe, Ted, Donna, Crysttal, Noelle, Marc Ouye, Bill Unruh, Tony

Agenda/partial notes available here

1. Ted Radovich presentation

Faculty since 2006, 3 acres of organic land in Waimanalo, SOAP – Sustainable and Organic Agriculture Program is an umbrella for … Read the rest

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MSC March 2014 Meeting

UHMSC March Meeting Minutes

April 15 – Al Gore & Stan Sheriff – 10,000 seats, should be sold out

  •  adult and maybe student participation in closer-knit group (invite-only)
  • UH Sea Grant will send out invite in next few weeks and
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MSC January 2014 Meeting

MEETING MINUTES 

RE:                 UHM Sustainability Council Meeting

DATE:           15 January 2014

LOCATION: HIG 210

TIME:            3:00 – 4:30 pm

ANNOUNCEMENTS & UPDATES:

  1. Earth Day 2014 – Thursday, April 24, 2014 update  (Doorae Shin):
    1. See http://manoa.hawaii.edu/earthday/about-earth-day/
    2. The
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MSC February 2014 Meeting

SUSTAINABILITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

Wednesday, February 5, 2014  *  3:00 – 4:30 PM *  HIG 210

SPECIAL PRESENTATION:  Ray Delio of HECO (3:30 – 4:30 pm)

  1. Introductions & announcements:  (5-10 minutes)
  1. Discussion: (20 minutes)
  • Earth Day update  (Doorae Shin)
  • Sustainability
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1/15/14 Sustainability Council Agenda

SUSTAINABILITY COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA

Wednesday, January 15, 2014  *  3:00 – 4:30 PM *  HIG 210

 

SPECIAL PRESENTATION:  Joe Caldwell & Sandy Maeda discuss the UH Community Colleges Energy Audit by Johnson Controls (3:30 – 4:30 pm)

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12/04/13 Sustainability Council Minutes

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12/04/13 Sustainability Council Agenda

SUSTAINABILITY COUNCIL MEETING
Wednesday, December 4, 2013 * 3:00 – 4:30 PM * HIG 210

AGENDA: Discussion of proposed projects and efforts
1. Introductions- name & affiliation (sign in sheet; estim time: 10 min.)
2. Announcements: (estim. time: 10 minutes)… Read the rest

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Sustainability Project Proposals and Comments

The following projects were proposed at the last Sustainability Council Meeting:

  • Hiring a SOFT manager to provide continuity and profitability – Powerpoint
  • Improvements to the Sustainability Council Courtyard – Powerpoint
  • Energy monitoring and energy monitoring to achieve net zero energy
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11/06/13 Sustainability Council Meeting Minutes

MEETING MINUTES

RE:                 UHM Sustainability Council Meeting

DATE:           6 November 2013

LOCATION: HIG 210

TIME:            3:00 – 4:30 pm

PRESENT:   See attached 11/6/13 sign in sheet.

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11/06/13 Sustainability Council Meeting Agenda

SUSTAINABILITY COUNCIL MEETING * Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Place and time: HIG 210, 3:00 – 4:30 PM

AGENDA: Presentation on proposed focus items for the next 6 months — November 2013 thru April 2014

  • Introductions (sign in sheet)
  • Announcements
    • Update
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10/02/13 Sustainability Council Meeting Minutes

MEETING MINUTES
 RE:                  UHM Sustainability Council Meeting
DATE:            2 October 2013
LOCATION:  HIG 210
TIME:             3:30 – 5:00 pm
PRESENT:      undocumented (we will have sign in sheets in future meetings)

AGENDA:

  1. Review structure and mission of
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10/02/13 Sustainability Council Meeting Agenda

Place and time: HIG 210, 3:30 – 5:30 PM

AGENDA:  Discuss sustainable passions and assign topics to focus on over the next 6 months — November 2013 thru April 2014
  • 3:30 – Review SUSTAINABILITY COUNCIL STRUCTURE within context of MISSION
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09/04/13 Sustainability Council Meeting Agenda

Place and time: HIG 210, 3:30 – 5:30 PM

  • 3:30-3:45 Welcome Back
  • 3:45-4:00 Sustainable Transportation
  • Recap on Accomplishments:
  • 4:00-4:15 Ban on Styrofoam
  • 4:15-4:30 System Sustainability Policy
  • 4:30-4:45 Recycling
  • 4:45-5:00 EPA Food Recovery Challenge
  • 5:00-5:30 Other Topics
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5/01/13 Sustainability Council Meeting Agenda

Place and time: HIG 210, 3:30 – 5:30 PM

  • 3:30-3:45 Introductions
  • 3:45-4:00 Proposed Sustainability Institute (Susan)
  • 4:00-4:15 Campus Clean Up Projects (Brent)
  • 4:15-4:30 Campus Recycling (Roxanne)
  • 4:30-4:45 Earth Month Updates (Lindsey, Stephen, Doorae)
  • 4:45-5:00 UH System Sustainability Summit briefing (Kevin,
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4/03/13 Meeting Notes

UHM Sustainability Council
April 3, 2013
Meeting Minutes

Attendees: Kevin Griffin (Planning), Eileen Peppard, Gabriel Saehfer-Smith (SOFT), Leila Shi, Doorae Shin (Surfrider), Somer Reid (Planning), Sharon Ching Williams (Planning), Susan Hippensteele (Chancellor’s Office), Donna Ojiri (Sodexho), Austin Barnes (ORE/KYA Studio), Read the rest

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4/03/13 Sustainability Council Meeting Agenda

Place and time: HIG 210, 3:30 – 5:30pm

• 3:30-3:45: Introductions
• 3:45-4:00: EPS Foam Policy Draft
• 4:00-4:10: Sustainability Courtyard Sink
• 4:10-4:20: DNLR Presentation
• 4:20-4:40: EPA Reward Internships for Sustainable Employment (RISE) program
• 4:40-4:50: 1st Annual Hawai‘i Sustainability in Higher Education Summit… Read the rest

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3/06/13 Meeting Notes

UHM Sustainability Council Mtg 3.6.13 MinutesRead the rest

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3/06/13 Sustainability Council Meeting Agenda

Place and time: HIG 210, 3:30 – 5:30pm

  • 3:30-3:40: Introductions (All)
  • 3:40-4:00: The Curb’s Proprietor (Sumner Ohye)
  • 4:00-4:20: Update on Styrofoam Policy (Susan Hippensteele)
  • 4:20-4:50: Earth Month
  • 4:50-5:05: UH System Sustainability Summit (Philip Johnson, John Cusick, Susan Hippensteele)
  • 5:05-5:15: SOFT
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2/06/13 Sustainability Council Agenda

UHM Sustainability Council
HIG 210
2/6/2013
3:30 – 5:30 pm

3:30 Chancellor’s Sustainability Policy Kevin Griffin
3:35 Engineering Projects Tony Kuh
3:45 Sodexo Marc Nakamoto
4:15 Styrofoam Update Robert Perkinson
4:30 SOFT Update Jeana C
4:50 National Climate Change Petition
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1/16/13 Meeting Notes

2013.01.16_Meeting notes

Leilei: Styrofoam ban, 3 bills drafted. Other places that have banned Styrofoam, over 70 cities and counties, so all universities in those areas have bans.  Country of Haiti banned it.

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1/16/13 Sustainability Council Agenda

UHM Sustainability Council
HIG 210
1/16/2013
3:30 – 5:30 pm

  Styrofoam Robert P
UHM Strategic Plan
Sustainability Initiative Update
Landscape Master Plan
Steve M
UH System Sustainability Philip J
Sustainable UHM Stephen S
Mortarboard Brent K
  Other Items
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Minutes of 11/7/12 Manoa Sustainability Council meeting

Sam King – update on three campus projects:

  • Lighting: retrofit planned is currently “in legal” in UH system (apparently writing language to put out to bid).
  • PV: PPA for campus, new approach is to break up into phases starting with
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Agenda for 10/3/12 Manoa Sustainability Council Meeting

Time/Place: 3:30-5:30pm, Kuykendall Hall #307

  1. Welcome and Introductions (Group- 10 minutes)
  1. The UHM Sustainability Council Organizational Development
    1. Minutes from September meeting
    2. Progress since September and connection to UH System Sustainability (Philip Johnson / Steve Meder – 5-10  minutes)
    3. Web Connections
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Achieving Our Destiny: 2011‐2015 Strategic Plan Initiative 4 (MSC Revision)

The following is a revised version of Strategic Plan Initiative 4 created by a working group from the Manoa Sustainability Council during September, 2012.

Sustainability is a core value that cross ‐cuts each of the four strategic goals outlined in … Read the rest

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