Monthly Archives: September 2014

Vision Tree at ShareFest Honolulu Inspires Community Ideas for a Sustainable Future

The Outdoor Circle hosted a booth at ShareFest Honolulu doing advocacy on behalf of the trees and teaching people how to spot an Exceptional Tree.  They provided beautiful paper leaves and encouraged attendees to write out their visions for Hawaii’s future and hang their empowering ideas on a bamboo “tree.”  Like the prayer flags in Tibet, the wind rustled the

Posted in Green Solutions

KITV4 News Investigates Sharing Economy at ShareFest Honolulu

ShareFest Honolulu brought the sharing economy into the spotlight of Honolulu local news on Saturday, September 20th when reporter Ashley Moser came down to the free community festival at the University of Hawai’s Sustainability Courtyard.   She was intrigued by the idea of an entire event based on the exchange of goods and services without using money.  Watch her story about

Posted in In The Good News

ShareFest Honolulu – Complete Event Details

Positive Media Hawaii, Transition Oahu, and Sustainable UH invite you to: ShareFest Honolulu FREE Community Event with Interactive Booths Saturday, September 20th, 2014 11am to 4pm University of Hawai’i Manoa Sustainability Courtyard   You can’t buy HAPPINESS but you just might get it for FREE! We believe we can all feel MORE ABUNDANT when we share our skills and knowledge.

Posted in Events, Green Solutions

Spreading the Good News about ShareFest and Upcycling on KITV4 News

KITV4 Morning News invited me to show viewers the kinds of t-shirt upcycle projects they can do at Positive Media Hawaii’s Trash-to-Treasure Mobile Sewing Studio at ShareFest Honolulu.   At our booth, we share the knowledge of simple sewing skills that can transform your old stuff into something more fashionable or more functional.  Upcycling leads to more sustainable living because when

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Talking with Hawaii Public Radio about the Sharing Economy

Hawai’i Public Radio host Chris Vandercook invited me to be a guest on his morning show “The Conversation.”  We talked about how the behavior called sharing can be used as an economic model for people to exchange goods and services and how it offers real solutions to some of the short-comings of capitalism where money is the only means of

Posted in Green Solutions, In The Good News
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