Paul Hawken

Hawai’i Book and Music Festival

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Author, activist, and entrepreneur Paul Hawken has written nine books, including six New York Times bestsellers: Growing a Business, The Next Economy, The Ecology of Commerce, Blessed Unrest, Drawdown, and, most recently, Regeneration (2021). He has appeared on the Today Show, Talk of the Nation, Bill Maher, CBS This Morning and others, and his work has been featured in scores of articles in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Newsweek, Washington Post, Forbes, and Business Week. He is the founder of both Project Drawdown and Project Regeneration. Hawken has received numerous awards, including six honorary doctorates and a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Council for Science and Environment.

Live Online Event

Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation

Wednesday, October 12, 2022, 6:00 PM (HST)

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Special Guests: Makena Coffman, Director, UHM Institute for Sustainability and Resilience (moderator); Victoria Keener, Chair of the City & County of Honolulu Climate Change Commission; Aki Marceau, Director of Electrification of Transportation, Hawaiian Electric

Sponsors: Hawai’i Book and Music Festival, Hawaiʻi Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission, Scholars Strategy Network, School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology