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PermablitzHI - GROW YOUR OWN - Hawaii Permaculture Garden Built in One Day

Join Hawaii's Edible Garden Revolution today and help restore Hawaii's food security - one backyard at a time. In just one day, permaculture designers and volunteers built an edible food garden in the parking lot behind Sweet Home Waimanalo restaurant in Waimanalo, Oahu, Hawaii.

Video produced in collaboration with Kanu Hawaii's Eat Local Challenge.

ʻĀINA- Official Trailer

ʻĀINA (pronounced "eye-nah") means, “that which feeds us” in the Hawaiian language. The film highlights a way to address some of the most pressing environmental and health crises facing the island of Kauai - and of island Earth. That may sound like an outstanding claim, but as ʻĀINA vividly illustrates, such is the power of agriculture and consumer choices for people and the planet.

"To malama `āina is to take care of the earth that feeds us. The minute we lose site of that, we have signed our own palapala make, our death warrant."

Bringing It Home: A Hemp Documentary Trailer

A father's search to find the healthiest building materials leads him to the completion of the nation's first hemp house. Hemp with lime is a non-toxic, energy efficient, mildew, fire and pest resistant building material. The drawback — industrial hemp is currently illegal to farm in the U.S.A. Industrial hemp is a non-psychoactive plant, grown in 31 other countries that makes 1,000′s of sustainable products and offers solutions for global warming, nutrition, poverty and deforestation. Here in the U.S., hemp could be a money-making crop for farmers and create jobs.

Lanikai Elementary School- Zero Waste, Worm Compost and Garden

Lanikai Elementary School, on the Windward side of Oahu, has an amazing program that involves all the students. All the food that normally would be thrown out is composted to create healthy soil for their school garden. All schools should be doing this.

PlantPure Nation Trailer

A growing number of celebrities, athletes, TV hosts, and nutrition experts have promoted the plant-based diet in the past few years. Tens of thousands of people have documented their personal success stories since implementing the diet.

MidWay

MIDWAY, a Message from the Gyre is a short film. It is a powerful visual journey into the heart of an astonishingly symbolic environmental tragedy. On one of the remotest islands on our planet, tens of thousands of baby albatrosses lie dead on the ground, their bodies filled with plastic from the Pacific Garbage Patch. Learn More

Invasion - Little Fire Ants in Hawaii

Invasive species introductions to Hawaii often end in regret and a list of should-haves. This film, produced by the Maui Invasive Species Committee, aims to change the result of the arrival of little fire ants in Hawaii. Featuring videography from award-winning film makers Masako Cordray and Chris Reickert, this half-hour film examines the biology, impacts, and potential solutions to the spread of little fire ants through interviews with scientists, farmers, and community on the Big Island reeling from the impacts of this minuscule, but devastating, ant.