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October 2017

Spot the Ant, Stop the Ant – A Community Campaign

October 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017
Oahu – Kapolei, 1020 Manawai St
Kapolei, HI 96707 United States
Spot the Ant, Stop the Ant

The little fire ant (LFA) is a new, invasive, stinging ant that will spread across the Hawaiian Islands if we don’t take action now. LFA infest yards, houses, farms, and forests. Their powerful stings harm people and wildlife. LFA sting the eyes of pets, leading to blindness. LFA damage crops, food production, and the economy everywhere. Our library is partnering with the Oahu Invasive Species Committee (OISC) to provide FREE test kits to the community, while supplies last. Residents may…

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Spot the Ant, Stop the Ant – A Community Campaign

October 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017
Oahu – Manoa, 2716 Woodlawn Dr
Honolulu, HI 96822 United States
Spot the Ant, Stop the Ant

The little fire ant (LFA) is a new, invasive, stinging ant that will spread across the Hawaiian Islands if we don’t take action now. LFA infest yards, houses, farms, and forests. Their powerful stings harm people and wildlife. LFA sting the eyes of pets, leading to blindness. LFA damage crops, food production, and the economy everywhere. Our library is partnering with the Oahu Invasive Species Committee (OISC) to provide FREE test kits to the community, while supplies last. Residents may…

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Spot the Ant, Stop the Ant – A Community Campaign

October 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017
Oahu – Waikiki-Kapahulu, 400 Kapahulu Ave
Honolulu, HI 96815 United States
Spot the Ant, Stop the Ant

The little fire ant (LFA) is a new, invasive, stinging ant that will spread across the Hawaiian Islands if we don’t take action now. LFA infest yards, houses, farms, and forests. Their powerful stings harm people and wildlife. LFA sting the eyes of pets, leading to blindness. LFA damage crops, food production, and the economy everywhere. Our library is partnering with the Oahu Invasive Species Committee (OISC) to provide FREE test kits to the community, while supplies last. Residents may…

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Spot the Ant, Stop the Ant – A Community Campaign

October 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017
Oahu – Waimanalo, 41-1320 Kalanianaole Hwy
Waimanalo, HI 96795 United States
Spot the Ant, Stop the Ant

The little fire ant (LFA) is a new, invasive, stinging ant that will spread across the Hawaiian Islands if we don’t take action now. LFA infest yards, houses, farms, and forests. Their powerful stings harm people and wildlife. LFA sting the eyes of pets, leading to blindness. LFA damage crops, food production, and the economy everywhere. Our library is partnering with the Oahu Invasive Species Committee (OISC) to provide FREE test kits to the community, while supplies last. Residents may…

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Spot the Ant, Stop the Ant – A Community Campaign

October 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017
Kauai – Princeville, 4343 Emmalani Dr.
Princeville, HI 96722 United States
Spot the Ant, Stop the Ant

The little fire ant (LFA) is a new, invasive, stinging ant that will spread across the Hawaiian Islands if we don’t take action now. LFA infest yards, houses, farms, and forests. Their powerful stings harm people and wildlife. LFA sting the eyes of pets, leading to blindness. LFA damage crops, food production, and the economy everywhere. Our library is partnering with the Kauai Invasive Species Committee (KISC) to provide FREE test kits to the community, while supplies last. Residents may obtain…

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Spot the Ant, Stop the Ant – A Community Campaign

October 1, 2017 - October 31, 2017
Kauai – Hanapepe, 4490 Kona Road
Hanapepe, HI 96716 United States
Spot the Ant, Stop the Ant

The little fire ant (LFA) is a new, invasive, stinging ant that will spread across the Hawaiian Islands if we don’t take action now. LFA infest yards, houses, farms, and forests. Their powerful stings harm people and wildlife. LFA sting the eyes of pets, leading to blindness. LFA damage crops, food production, and the economy everywhere. Our library is partnering with the Kauai Invasive Species Committee (KISC) to provide FREE test kits to the community, while supplies last. Residents may obtain…

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IP Strategy is a Business Strategy

October 21, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Oahu – Hawaii State Library, 478 S King St
Honolulu, HI 96813 United States
Photo of John Cabeca

Do you have questions about patents, trademarks, and other ways to protect intellectual property?  Come and meet West Coast Regional U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Director John Cabeca as he leads a discussion on intellectual property (IP) strategies and why startups should consider them: Overview of intellectual property types:  patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets Why should innovators and entrepreneurs consider protecting their IP? Understanding the risks of early disclosure What types of resources and assistance are available through the USPTO?…

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Hawaiian History Lecture – Origins of the Hawaiian People

October 23, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hawaii – North Kohala, 54-3645 Akoni Pule Hwy
Kapaau, HI 96755 United States

Join a talk story session with North Kohala historian Boyd Bond. His knowledge of Hawaii’s history stems from his academic studies and from a lifetime spent in Hawaii as a 6th generation descendent of early western settlers in Hawaii. Boyd was raised in Hawaii in a sugar plantation family, living on plantations throughout the state.Of his interest in Hawaiian history, Bond says, “I can’t ever remember a time when I wasn’t immersed in it. Many of the stories of Hawaii’s history…

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November 2017

Hawaiian History Lecture – Food and Agriculture in the Islands

November 20, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Hawaii – North Kohala, 54-3645 Akoni Pule Hwy
Kapaau, HI 96755 United States

North Kohala historian, Boyd D. Bond will present a talk story session on  “Food and Agriculture in the Islands”. Starting with the native environment and examining the canoe plants the first Polynesians brought with them, Bond will describe ancient foods and farming practices, and how that changed with western contact, and how it changed again with large scale commercial agriculture, and then changed once more with regular shipping. Program schedule is subject to change. Contact the library 15 days in…

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