TEDxMaui Returns, Sunday, Sept. 28th

Featuring UH faculty members as speakers and key organizers

Maui College
Emily H White, 8085576263
Instructor, English
Posted: Aug 26, 2014


KAHULUI—University of Hawai'i Maui College lends it's brainpower to TEDxMaui, as faculty members Emma White, Sara Tekula, Sarah Ruppenthal and Peter Liu join forces with the event organizing team to present the third annual TEDxMaui, returning to the Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Castle Theater on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014. Numerous UH faculty are speaking at and putting on TEDxMaui, including Dr. Maya-Soetoro-Ng, Kerrie Urosevich, Sam Ohu Gon, Emma White, and Sara Tekula.

UH Maui College students and Maui public high school students will be eligible to receive TEDxMaui scholarships this year with the generous sponsorship of future-focused innovative companies such as Rising Sun Solar/Sunrun and the generous support of Old Lahaina Lu‘au.

What: TEDxMaui: A Brilliant Life - a nonprofit community event featuring 18 "TED Talk" style presentations from Maui, the Hawaiian Islands, and beyond.
When: Sunday, September 28, 2014, 9:00am - 7:00pm
Where: Maui Arts & Cultural Center's Castle Theater
How: Ticket info at http://www.tedxmaui.com/tickets
Who: This year's TEDxMaui presenter lineup includes a NASA astronomer and physicist, a renowned ocean sports innovator, a wild food forager, a treasured leader of the Hawaiian cultural renaissance, a "mad scientist of music", an expert on habit formation, a widely published travel writer, a King Kekaulike High School senior, an advocate for childhood peace education (who is also our President's sister), a longevity researcher, and more. 

Please visit this page for a complete list of presenters and their bios: http://tedxmaui.com/2014-presenters/


For more information, visit: http://www.tedxmaui.com