Hawai'i conservation alliance


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Monday, August 3rd

ALL DAY Workshop, Trainings, and Webinar  
3pm Registration opens, UCB Rm 127  
4:30 - 5p Kīpaepae Opening Protocol Orientation, Campus Center Plaza  
5 - 6pm Kīpaepae Kā Mauli KuauliGym  
6-6:30p Opening Keynote Speaker - Aunty Pua KanaheleGym  
6:30-7:30 Opening Welcome Reception, Library Lanai  

Tuesday, August 4th

8:00am Morning Protocol  
8:15am Conference Opening  
  Keynote Speaker - Tom Lovejoy  
  HCA Distinguished Service Award  
9:30am BREAK  
10-12p Session #1 + HUAKAʻI SESSIONS (OFFSITE)  
12:00pm LUNCH, UHH Cafeteria + IUCN Overview  
1 - 3pm Session #2 + HUAKAʻI SESSIONS (OFFSITE)  
3:00pm BREAK  
3:30pm Session #3 including HUAKAʻI SESSIONS (OFFSITE)  
5:30pm Closing Protocol - Hei Practice in concurrent sessions  

Downtown Hilo Experience

(bus shuttles from UH Hilo Campus Center to Downtown 5:45 - 6:30 pm. Limited return until 9:15)

6:00-8pm Sig Zane Designs Special Extended Hours  
7-8:30p Mokupāpapa Discovery Center Dessert Reception, 76 Kamehameha Avenue  


Wednesday, August 5th

8:00am Morning Protocol  
8:15am Welcome + Conference Highlights, Gym  
  Keynote Speaker - Kamana Beamer  
  HCA Conservation Innovation Award  
9:15am BREAK  
9:45am Session #4 + Papahānaumokuākea Special Event  
11:45am Lunch  
12:45pm Session #5  
2:45pm Closing Protocol  
3:00pm BREAK  
  Community Connections Event  
3:30pm Session #6 - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC  
5:30pm MIXed Plate, Campus Center Plaza  
5:30 - 8 Poster Reception, Campus Center Dining Room  
6 - 8pm Live Music by Paula Fuga & Kainani Kahaunaele, Library Lānai  

Thursday, August 6th

8:00am Morning Protocol, Gym  
8:15am Session #7  
10:15am BREAK  
10:30am Session #8 + IUCN Workshop  
12:30pm Closing Luncheon, Gym  

Keynote Speaker - Senator Brian Schatz (video message)

Keynote Speaker - Suzanne Case, Chair of DLNR

  HCA Outstanding Leadership Award  
2:00pm Closing Protocol  
2:30pm PAU  


Friday, August 7th

ALL DAY Workshops and Trainings  
8 - 5pm Puʻu Waʻawaʻa Ahupuaʻa Service Learning Field Excursion