July 20, 2017

Department of Water Supply Apologizes …questions remain

6pm   -   8pm
West Hawai'i Civic Center, Council Chambers

Moderator

SherryBracken-3Sherry Bracken
Mahalo Multimedia

Speakers

avatarKeith Okamoto
Department of Water Supply

SPECIALLY SCHEDULED FORUM ~ Due to the emergency nature of the current and prolonged water restrictions in North Kona and the greater Kona area, we have scheduled this special forum event during the normal West Hawaii Forum series summer break of July-August.  We will examine the seriousness of an ongoing water emergency and corresponding water restrictions […]


September 21, 2017

Hawai’i Island’s Healthy Lifestyle Belies an Underlying Problem

6pm   -   8pm
West Hawai'i Civic Center, Council Chambers

Speakers

Josh Green 1Sen. Josh Green
Senate, District 3
Rep CreaganRep. Richard Creagan
House, District 5

Hawai’i is 500 doctors short! Is there a doctor in the house?  Living in Hawai’i for many is all about living a healthy lifestyle, but life happens, where do Hawai’i Island’s full time residents go as the availability of doctors (including those that will accept insurance) shrink? Neighbor islands, including Hawai’i Island, count the annual […]


November 16, 2017

Sustainability in Hawai’i, what will it take…

6pm   -   8pm
West Hawai'i Civic Center, Council Chambers

SUSTAINABILITY, like a mythical Utopia, first imagined 500 years ago by Sir Thomas More, it is something often held as an aspirational goal, but rarely seen.  Here in Hawai’i, the definition of “sustainability” means many things to many people, and has often been misrepresented for various reasons.   This November’s forum Sustainability in Hawai’i will focus […]