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Applying Traditional and Western Knowledge Systems

The 18th annual Hawai‘i Conservation Conference attracted over 1,100 people with its various lectures, symposia, and other presentations focusing on the theme Pacific Ecosystem Management and Restoration: Applying Traditional and Western Knowledge Systems.

August 4-6, 2010 • Hawai‘i Convention Center • Honolulu, HI

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The Hawai’i Convention Center:

  • Donates surplus food to Harbor House
  • Recycles food waste with Ecofeed
  • Recycles paper, cardboard, glass, plastic and aluminum
  • Provides biodegradable and compostable disposable ware

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Conference Speakers

Aroha Te Pareake Mead

Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Wednesday, August 4 - Opening Session Keynote Speaker


Jack Jeffrey

Photographer and Wildlife Biologist

HCA Free Public Lecture - Thursday, August 5, 6:30 PM


The Honorable Togiola T.A. Tulafono

American Samoa’s Fifty-second Governor, and Fourth Elected Samoan Governor

Luncheon Keynote - Friday, August 6, 12:20-2:30 PM

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