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HPA to host Earth Day Family Celebration Saturday (April 19)


WAIMEA, Island of Hawaii—Hawaii Preparatory Academy (HPA) will host its Third Annual Earth Day Family Celebration and Environmental Science Symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 19, at the school’s Ulu Malama Terrace Farm, located at the Upper Campus. The event is free and open to the public.

Nine workshops and activities will be offered by HPA alumna Ashley Goo, HPA students in the Environmental Science, Agro-Ecology, and Senior Research classes, and members of the schoolʻs Service Learning Advisory Council (SLAC). Workshop and activities include “Bokashi Composting Workshop,” “Healthy Snacks,” “Water Policy in Hawaii,” “Cooking with Methane from the Biodigester,” bamboo construction tour, aquaculture system tour, and tree and uʻala planting. Lunch will follow.

To register, or for more information, please contact Dr. Koh Ming Wei at 808-443-9231 email:

This is the last Ohana Sustainability event for the school year. HPA’s Ohana Sustainability events will resume in September.

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