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Activating the Maui Vegan Community

After moving to Maui in 2017, Joy Waters starting asking the vegans who lived on island: what can we do to inspire more of Maui towards the benefits of a plant-based lifestyle?   She facilitated public discussions to brainstorm meaningful mini-projects that we can do in the community to share the vegan message and encourage and nurture local leadership to make

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VegFest Oahu Strengthens Hawaii’s Plant-Based Community

Positive Media Hawaii is proud to be one of the sponsors of  VegFest Oahu 2016, which was successful beyond expectations.  Held on the grounds of the Mayor’s office in one of downtown Honolulu’s most beautiful spots, the festival was packed with people (from a wide variety of ages and ethnicities) from beginning to end.  The Mayor’s staff called it “unprecedented attendance for a first-year

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Ahola Project: Community Created Fashion as Art

Our campaign to promote upcycling clothes (think: recycle plus DIY upgrade equals less trash and global consumption) resulted in a partnership with Hawaii Fashion Incubator (HIFI) to bring you our community Upcycle Sewing Labs at The COOP.  Hanging around HIFI led us to participate in Ahola, a first-of-its-kind in Hawaii “Site-Specific Fashion As Public Art” project. The Ahola project was led by

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Upcycle Sewing Lab – come make eco-friendly, totally unique, DIY Fashion

You do your best to look hip and be green, and we think that’s awesome! Picture yourself as part of the slow clothes movement, and reduce your clothing carbon footprint. Positive Media Hawaii has teamed up with the Hawaii Fashion Incubator to bring you the Upcycle Sewing Lab where you can cultivate your inner designer and create unique clothing while saving money and

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Upcycle Sewing Booth Helps Community DIY Green Fashion

Positive Media Hawaii brought our Trash-to-Treasure Sewing Studio to ShareFest Honolulu.  We invited the community to bring an old Tshirt and showed folks simple sewing skills to transform it into something more fashionable or more functional. Why Upcycle? 5 Great Reasons  Upcycling adds value by transforming something that was perceived to have little use into something more functional or more beautiful.

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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.

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Transforming Public Schools into Thriving Community Centers

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Positive Media presents a look into how a Honolulu District of 18 public schools in Kaimuki and McKinley were able to help their students do better academically and build a stronger community at each school site.  They made savvy use of a Federal grant offered to public schools called the 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant.   Led by a

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