Sustainability at HPU

Sustainibility at HPU

Earth Week 2016

April 18-22, 2016

Please join us for a week of festivities at Hawaii Pacific University to Celebrate Earth Day!

Monday, April 18, 2016
10:00 am - 1:00 pm | Center Atrium
  • Earth Day Pledge – Commit to an "Act of Green" and let us know how you will be sustainable this week.CAB has a special gift for each student who makes a commitment to live green.
  • E-Waste Recycling Drive -To kick off e-waste recycling drive, we will have an informational booth available for students, faculty and staff in the center atrium. Collection boxes will be available in the following locations: Learning Commons @ ATM; Sharky’s Cove; and Hawaii Loa Campus Computer lab.
  • Meatless Monday – Enjoy healthy plant-based alternatives for a day in the HLC Dinning Commons, and at home.
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm |Multipurpose Room 3
  • Presidential Lecture Series on Global Leadership and Sustainability: “Emerging Technologies, Energy and Public Engagement” featuring David M. Berube, Ph.D.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016
  • Transportation Tuesday – Ride your bike, carpool, take public transportation, or walk to school, and help reduce CO2 emissions.
  • E-Waste Recycling Drive - Learning Commons @ ATM; Sharky’s Cove; and Hawaii Loa Campus Computer lab.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
11:00 am - 1:00 pm | Center Atrium
  • Earth Day Pledge – Commit to an "Act of Green" and let us know how you will be sustainable this week.CAB has a special gift for each student who makes a commitment to live green.
  • Earth Week Fair – Visit with various local organizations and learn more about the local sustainability efforts and opportunities. Click here for a list of vendors.
  • E-Waste Recycling Drive- Learning Commons @ ATM; Sharky’s Cove; and Hawaii Loa Campus Computer lab.
  • Water Bottle Wednesday – Bring your own reusable water bottle to school and help reduce plastic on campus. Please take pictures of your reusable bottle and post them to social media with the hashtags - #sustainablehpu #hawaiipacificuniversity  #EarthDay2016 #waterbottlewednesday
Thursday, April 21, 2016
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Hawaii Loa Campus
  • Throwback Thursday – Students,Faculty and Staff will be encouraged to bring and place plastic bottles, aluminum beverage cans, glass, and paper in appropriate recycling receptacles on the front lanai of the Academic Center.
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm | Fort Street Mall
  • Clothes Swap - This Earth Week activity will encourage HPU students, faculty and staff to bring in second hand clothes for exchange. Anything left over will be donated to Goodwill.
  • E-Waste Recycling Event - Learning Commons @ ATM; Sharky’s Cove; and Hawaii Loa Campus Computer lab.

Friday, April 22, 2016                                                                                                                                                                                                12:00 pm - 1:00 pm l Atherton Library @ Hawaii Loa Campus

  • HPU Libraries "Seed Project" - Come by to:
    • Share a love for seeds from our "Seeds Project" - take,leave,whatevas....
    • Win a plant.
    • Make a gecko bookmark.
    • Snacks!

5:30 pm - 6:30 pm | Hawaii Loa Campus Dinning Commons

  • Food Waste Prevention Presentation – 15 minute presentation
  • Sustainability and healthy living education - Hawaii Pacific University in partnership with Pono Home will walk residents through the units and teach them about sustainability and provide efficiency tips,for efficient cooking,food storage,and dishwashing. 


For more information please contact:
Dingilizwe C. Ncube
Project Coordinator
Facilities Department
Hawai`i Pacific University
1 Aloha Tower Drive, Suite 3200
Honolulu, HI 96813

Phone: 808-544-0235
Email: sustainability@hpu.edu

Learn more about Sustainability at HPU!