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Volunteers needed for Earth Day Fair at Kahaluu (April 24)

Aloha All,

Saturday, April 24! Don’t Forget the 10th Annual Earth Day Fair Bigger than Ever! At the Outrigger Keauhou Beach Resort and Kahaluu Beach Park. Free! Family Fun. Hawaiian Cultural Activities. Ocean and Earth Learning Games and Activities. Free!

Two Theaters with timely and spectacular presentations. 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Organized by UH Sea Grant College Program and the Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce.

We need a few more volunteers to help us with this event on the Kahaluu Beach Park side. Please see below and call 329-2861 or e-mail Sara Peck if you are willing to help us out.

* Hand out and explain raffle ticket process
You will sit at a table with a stack of raffle cards and pencils and pens. The pens and pencils are used to write the name of the person legibly so it can be read in case it’s drawn for a prize. You will explain the use of the raffle tickets. The raffle cards require adults and children holding the cards to visit 11 exhibits where the card is either punched or a sticker applied. When all 11 boxes have been filled, the raffle card can be deposited in the big drawing container on the Outrigger side. Prize drawings are held throughout the day.
8:30-10:30 a.m. – need two more people
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – need one more person
12:30-2:30 p.m. – need 2 people

* Greet and direct people at the two theaters
You will be at a table between the two theaters (see speakers below). You will help to direct people to the theater they want to attend and you will have a punch to punch the raffle cards of folks who have attended a Theater presentation. The theater schedules and speakers will be on large posters and you will also have a printed out version.
9:30-10:30 a.m. – need one person
2:30-3 p.m. – need one person

* ReefWatcher Display (Explain what ReefWatchers do and Sign New People Up)
10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. – need one or two ReefWatchers
12:30-2:30 p.m. – need one or two ReefWatchers

* Fish for Knowledge Activity
Help to teach kids and their parents, if parents are there, the correct fishing rules, easy, fun!
10:30 a.m.-12:30pm – need 1 more person
12:30-2:30 p.m. – need 1 more person
2:30-3:30 p.m. – need 2 more people

* The Reef Theater Speakers:
10:15 a.m. Keller Laros – What’s New With Kona’s Manta Ray Protection?
11:15 a.m. Dr. Bill Walsh – Viewer’s Choice from 3 Topics!
1:15 p.m. Matther D’Avella – Pelagic Magic
2:15 p.m. Porter Watson – Hawaii’ s Undersea Treasures

The Sustainable Islands Speakers:
10:15 a.m. Suzane Frazer, Plastic: Impacts on our Health and Environment
11:15 a.m. Don Lofland – Free Yourself from Increasing Electric Bills
12:15 p.m. Professor Maxine Burkette, Preparing Our Islands for a Changing Climate
1:15 p.m. Josh Stanbro,- Green Giving; How Dollars Are Making a Difference
2:15 p.m. Richard Rosenblum, CEO HECO – Roadmap for Hawaii’s Clean Energy Economy

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