This event has been rescheduled to 9/14/18 due to hurricane Lane.
Development in Hawaii has largely been influenced by a continental worldview rather than an island one.
Earth is more like an island than a continent. Join us for an eye opening conversation with Kumu Ramsay Taum as he
he explores the potential and possibilities of adopting an island world view to sustain Hawaii's future by looking to its past.
Kumu Ramsay Taum is the President of the Life Enhancement Institute of the Pacific and is also the Cultural Sustainability Planner at PBR Hawaii & Associates.
Taum was mentored and trained by respected Hawaiian elders and is a practitioner of several Native Hawaiian practices including ho’oponopono, lomi haha, and Kaihewalu Lua. Kumu Ramsay is a sought-after keynote speaker, cultural resource, lecturer, trainer and facilitator.
He was awarded the 2013 Peace Day Hawai‘i Peace Maker of the Year in recognition of his lifetime career advocating the spirit of Aloha around the world, in fields of ecology, business, communications, economic development and Hawaiian culture. His work in promoting sustainable place based, and Hawaiian cultural stewardship principles and practices is acknowledged locally, nationally and internationally. Ramsay was awarded the 2008 East West Centers Leadership Certificate Program’s Transformational Leadership in Sustainability, and the Hawai’i Home + Remodeling, HONOLULU & Hawai’i Business magazines’ “Who’s Keeping Hawai’i Green” 2008 Individual Educator Honoree.
Date: Friday, August 24
Time: Doors open 5 p.m., presentation 6 p.m.