Legitimize Immediately and Often!

Facilitation Training Facilitation Activity in Progress View from ALP Alumni Dinner After our first day together in the field, class XVII had a 2-day in-class facilitation training with Donna R. Ching of The Pacific Center for Collaboration (https://www.pacificcollaboration.com/). Although the original plan was to utilize Plant Quarantine’s boardroom, a faulty A/C made us seek refuge … Read more

ALP Seminar 4 — Day 3: Community Connections

Our day started at MAʻO Farms tour with Kamuela Enos, Social Enterprise Director of the Mala ʻAi ʻOpio Community Food Systems Initiative.  MAʻO produces high quality organic produce for Hawaii’s restaurants, stores, farmers markets, and Community Support Agriculture (CSA) customers. The most important aspect of their farm is the investment in the next generation from the Wai’anae … Read more

Final Day – Crystal Ball and Capstone Project Presentations

On October 7, 2016, our last day of instruction, we met with Peter Adler to revisit our visions of Hawai’i agriculture in the future and compare it to what we envisioned when we started the program in May 2015.  Some things were the same but there were clearly more informed perspectives having gone through this … Read more

It’s Graduation Time!

“Lucky We Live Hawai’i” is the phrase that lived up to its promise on graduation day, October 8, 2016. We were treated to a gorgeous setting courtesy of Kualoa Ranch and soon-to-be graduated Taylor Kellerman, who works as the Director of Diversified Agriculture and Land Stewardship at Kualoa. It was a beautiful day, accented by … Read more

Seminar 4 : O’ahu, Day 3

Seminar 4: Day 3, Out Playing In The Field By Carolyn Unser Our third day was spent on the east side of Oahu, getting dirty, learning leadership skills, talking story, and, of course, eating. Top 5 activities of the day include:   1. Punalu’u is a place of abundance. After waking up in Kamehameha Schools’ … Read more

O‘ahu Seminar Day 4, ALP Class XV

Note:  This post was made by Taylor Kellerman using Brett Miller’s login.  Many things change when one takes on a new professional position, including the ability to re-set a password without the original email account! Day four of our second Oahu Seminar started in beautiful Punalu’u at the Kamehameha Schools education complex.  We were joined … Read more

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