THE HAWAII NATURE CENTER
"Connecting kids with nature since 1981"
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From The Hawaii Nature Center website:
Connect With Nature at
the Hawai'i Nature Center!
There's nothing like being in the outdoors to connect with nature. Take your first step out through our website to find out who we are, what we do and where we do it. We have resources to help you no matter if you are a student, a teacher, a local hiker, a visiting tourist. Explore our website, and we think you'll want to get outside and explore with us in nature...
The Hawaii Nature Center
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Our Board & Staff
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President - Meredith Ching
First Vice Chair - Dee Jay Mailer
Second Vice Chair - Jeffrey Case
Treasurer - Warren Haight
Secretary - George Norcross
Past President - Tim Johns
Stephanie Ackerman (Aloha Airlines)
Joseph Goldcamp III
Wendy Rice Peterson
Executive Director: Gregory D. Dunn
Director of O`ahu Operations: Ramsay RM Taum
Director of Maui Operations: J.D. Wyatt
Director of Kauai Operations: Denby Freeland
Director of Philanthropy: Kathryn A. Currier
Director of Grants and Contract Administration:Casey Carmichael...
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October 15, 2008
Superferry partners with Nature Center
to transport students to camp
HONOLULU (KHNL) - Oahu students will be able to attend overnight residential environmental education programs on Maui thanks to transportation provided by the Hawaii Superferry.
The Hawaii Nature Center has partnered with the Superferry to give low-income and at-risk students a chance to learn about the watersheds through a series of Ahupuaa water camps.
Hawaii Nature Center Executive Director Gregory Dunn says the Superferry has saved the day.
"We have received generous funding from our supporters to created the water camps, but with the challenges we're seeing in the airline industry and cutbacks in the DOE, the schools couldn't afford to fly the kids to Maui for these camps," said Dunn. "When we contacted the Superferry for assistance, they gladly stepped forward to assist."...
Last year, more than 7,000 school children and families participated in programs at the Center's Iao Valley location.
June 18, 2008
GOV. LINGLE RELEASES $500,000 TO HAWAII NATURE CENTER FOR EDUCATIONAL FACILITY ON KAUAI
HONOLULU, June 18 -- Gov. Linda Lingle, R-Hawaii, issued the following press release:
Governor Linda Lingle has released a $500,000 capital improvement grant to the Hawai'i Nature Center to build an environmental and recreational center at the Wailua Reservoir on Kaua'i.
The planned 3,000 square-foot facility will provide Kaua'i school children, residents and visitors with educational programs and outdoor nature experiences, and include an educational learning center. . .
January 25, 2008
Board of Directors
» The American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii has elected its board of directors for 2008: Officers are Sheryl L. Nicholson, president; Jory Watland, vice president; Roger W. Fonseca, secretary and affiliate affirmative action officer; Pat Hammers, treasurer; Barbara A. Ankersmit and Pamela Lichty, at-large; and Jeffrey Hong, national board representative. Elected for three-year terms are Barbara L. Franklin, Sat K. Freedman, Gail Gnazzo, Pat Hammers, Marianita Lopez, Andrea Low and Moana A. Yost.
» The Hawaii Nature Center has announced its executive committee for 2008-2009: Meredith Ching, president; Dee Jay Mailer, first vice-chair; Jeff Case, second vice-chair; Warren Haight, treasurer; George Norcross, secretary; and Tim Johns, past president. Ryan Churchill has also been elected for a three-year term to the board of directors.
» Diamond Head Theatre has elected Lee Webber to its 2007-2008 board of directors. He currently serves as president and publisher of the Honolulu Advertiser. Also elected to the board are Alan Hoffman, Mariko Lyons and Jerry Lynch.
» The Hawaii Employers Council has re-appointed Robert Cundiff as chairman of its 2008 board of governors. He serves as general manager of Weyerhaeuser Co. Also elected to the board are Pamela Burns, Patrick Ching, Robert Dove, Glenn Hong and Kyoko Kimura....
MORE TO COME
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First posted on August 6, 2008, by The Catbird
Last Updated on November 13, 2008