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UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII
PACIFIC BUSINESS CENTER PROGRAM
HAWAII 2019 GLOBAL BREADFRUIT SUMMIT:
THE ROAD TO DUBAI, 2020 WORLD EXPOSITION
PACIFIC MICRO SOLUTIONS TO GLOBAL CHALLENGES
OCTOBER 14-17, 2019
POLYNESIAN CULTURAL CENTER & COURTYARD OAHU NORTH SHORE MARRIOTT VENUE
ENGAGING WITH HUMILITY, EMBRACING WITH RESPECT AND SUSTAINING WITH ALOHA
DAY I OCTOBER 14
Opening exercises will be held in the Polynesian Cultural Center’s Pacific Theater
WELCOMING OLI: led by KAHU DR. FRAN PALAMA
9:00 – 9:20 am
Welcoming Remarks: ALFRED GRACE, President of the Polynesian Cultural Center
Welcoming Remarks: ERNIE WILSON University of Hawaii Board of Regents
CHEF SAM CHOY: GLOBAL FACE OF ULU WITH ALOHA
9:30 – 9:50 am
DR. TUSI AVEGALIO, University of Hawaii Manoa, Pacific Business Center Program Director
Journey of the Ulu from the Pacific to national and global awareness
9:40 – 9:50 am
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: DR. CRAIG ELEVITCH
Champion for millions of readers globally regarding the revitalization of sustainable and regenerative food systems in Hawaii, the Pacific region, and the world. As a prolific author he has revived interest in ‘Ulu, and he has guided people to become more skilled in food production the world over.
9:50 – 10:00 am
10:00 – 10:20 am
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: KYMBERLY PINE, Honolulu City Council Member representing District 1.
Council Member Pine is the Chair of the Council Committee on Business Economic Development and Tourism. Prior to that she was a Representative of the State House of Representatives. Planting a million tree’s.
10:20 – 10:50 am
KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: PROFESSOR Dr. SUSAN MURCH BREADFRUIT & NAMULAU’ULU DR. GAUGAU TAVANA
Culture, Research & Development by-products and village/regional/global economic development opportunities. The multibillion dollar plant protein market where breadfruit has the highest plant protein tested; the extraction of squalene a moisturizer used in cosmetics, nutraceutical, health care industries from the breadfruit flower and leaves vs from the liver of millions of sharks (2 tons requires the liver of 2 million sharks), use of the dried breadfruit flower as an organic pesticide more potent than DEET, High quality latex from breadfruit sap, breadfruit’s potential impact on a multibillion dollar gluten free and low glycemic index global health market, breadfruit vodka and more.
10:50 – 11:20 am
JOHN CADMAN is the founder of Maui Breadfruit Company.
He realized that breadfruit embodies sustainability and food security more than any other food crop in Hawaii and enabled him to stop a sugar addiction. Pono Pies are the result. He creates amazing ulu pies and cupcakes using the ripe fruit and local ingredients. They use Maui Grown Breadfruit, Macadamia nuts from Waiehu, Haiku honey, and almond milk as a base. The crust is made from Macadamia nuts, dried coconut, almonds and some honey for sweetness. They contain no sugar, flour or gluten, eggs, butter or dairy of any kind, and no GMO. Pono pies are sold on all four of the major Hawaiian Islands, at health food stores, and in some excellent restaurants. Chef Panel (TBC)
11:20 – 11:50 am
CHEF TODD, breadfruit product and development entrepreneur recently held a grand opening of his distillery and tavern for Mutiny Vodka in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, and a current demand for 70,000 bottles of his product. KENNA WHITNELL who discovered the skin care benefits of the breadfruit male inflorescences (flowers) and developed the first skin care line in the world and founder of Altilis Beauty.
12:00 – 1:15 pm
LUNCH (Polynesian Cultural Center – Buffet) & OPEN tour of the Polynesian Cultural Center (for registered attendee’s only).
4:00 – 5:30 pm
STARS OF OCEANIA TRADITIONAL KAVA WELCOMING CEREMONY (Marriott for registered Stars of Oceania participants and guests served) Observers welcome.
5:30 – 6:00 pm
General registration and no host reception ($150.00 registration)
6:00 – 8:00 pm
2019 STARS OF OCEANIA DINNER & AWARDS EVENT Turtle Bay Resort
HEALING THE EARTH OF DEGENERATIVE WASTE, RIDDING THE OCEANS OF PLASTICS, PROVIDING WATER TO SUSTAIN LIFE AND URGENCY FOR DISASTER PREPAREDNESS, EXPERIENCE & LESSONS LEARNED
9:00 – 9:10 am
KEYNOTE: Bill THOMAS, DIRECTOR U.S. NATIONAL OCEANIC & ATMOSPHERIC ADMINISTRATION (NOAA), PACIFIC & US INDIGNOUS AFFAIRS.
OCEAN GYRES, WASTE MANAGEMENT AND ENERGY CHALLENGES IN THE PACIFIC
9:10 – 10:00 pm
MICHAEL LURVEY, INNOVATOR/INVENTOR
TCOM SYSTEM, CLEANING UP THE ENVIRONMENT AND RECYLCING WASTE INTO USEFUL VALUE-ADDED PRODUCTS AND LOCAL CAPACITY TRAINING VIA TRADES/VOCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS.
- Designed (within the parameters of a freight container) for easy deployment by sea, land and air to remote islands, coastal and rural areas communities.
- Technologies and Parts can be locally manufactured with manpower training conducted through local technical institutions and local community colleges.
- By–Products: Carbon fiber, alcohol, energy, soil enrichment char, etc. o Local manufacturing/training pilot sites: American Samoa, CNMI, USVI
- Innovator and technical staff to oversee local preparations at local pilot sites.
10:00 – 10:40 am
KEN OSTEBO, Sustainable Ocean Systems Inc.
Inventor with patented technology of the world’s first at-sea, deep ocean water harvesting and processing operation and implemented the engineering and design expansion from 100,000 to 1 million gallons per day capacity. In 2006 as President and CEO of DOHawaii Maritime Inc , he spearheaded the testing, certification, and commercialization of the process.
10:40 – 11:10 am
DOTTY KELLY PADDOCK PRESIDENT HAUULA COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, NORTH SHORE OAHU HAUULA COMMUNITY RESILIENCE, FOOD SECURITY, PREPAREDNESS AND POST DISASTER RECOVERY MODEL
Implications for community/village resilience, disaster preparedness, recovery, health, food security, community/village based economic development and post disaster economic recovery model
11:10 – 11:30 am
Galumalemana Ifopo Fuapopo Avegalio, American Samoa EMS Chief and 2019 National Preparedness Training Center award recipient. Building on traditional knowledge and village leadership structures that have been passed on for millenniums.
11:30 – 11:50 am
12:00 – 1:15
LUNCH (PCC Buffet)
1:30 – 4:30
OPEN tour of the Polynesian Cultural Center
4:30 – 6:00
Evening – open
Welcome and housekeeping
9:00 – 9:40 am
9:40 – 10:00 am
KEYNOTE: DR. IOTAMO SALEAPAGA
Traditional knowledge and wisdom of breadfruit diet as the natural health solution to combat diabetes, kidney failure, heart disease and obesity in the Samoan Islands. Dr. Saleapaga, is an American licensed medical internist, serving the health needs of American Samoa since 1989.
10:00 – 10:40 am
DR. CRAIG ELEVITCH AGROFORESTRY
MONOCROPPING CHALLENGES AND SUSTAINBLE TRADITIONAL PRACTICES. LOCAL & REGIONAL PANEL and PANEL (TBC)
10:40 – 11:10 am
KEY-NOTE IPU A. LEFITI. CULTURAL PRESENTATIOn ON TRADiTIONAL VALUES, CULTURAL WISDOM AND VALUES OF ALOHA AND RESPECT TOWARDS THE SACREDNESS OF MOTHER NATURE, WOMEN AND THE CHILD
11:10 – 11:30 am
KEY-NOTE: KUNKUN DUAN. GROSS NATIONAL HAPPINESS ADVOCATE
Kunkun dedicated her life to preserving traditional culture and childhood development. Her experience working in more than 20 countries, in fields as diverse as public communication, management consulting, and marketing for International business and government institutions. Since 2001 she has been studying with Buddhist masters from the Tibetan Region and Bhutan. She is a member of the Bhutan Youth Development Fund International Advisory Council and International adviser on Gross National Happiness.
11:30– 11:50 am
KEY-NOTE: PROFESSOR ELISAPET SAHUTOURIS is an evolution biologist, futurist, speaker, author and sustainability consultant to businesses, government agencies, corporations and government organizations in Australia, Brazil, Europe, Asia, Africa and the United States. She is currently Professor in Residence at Chaminade University in Honolulu, Hawaii, at the School of Business & Communication MBA Program, a member of the Evolutionary Leaders and a founding member of Rising Women; Rising World. She promotes a vision she believes will result in the sustainable health and well-being of humanity within the larger living systems of Earth and the cosmos. Her books include Earth Dance: Living Systems in Evolution, A Walk-Through Time: from Stardust to Us, Biology Previsioned (with Willis Harman). and new eBook Gaia’s Dance: The Story of Earth & Us.
11:50 – 12:00 noon
THE GIFT OF KU
KU, IN A FINAL ACT OF ALOHA AS A HUMAN, FOREVER CHANGED HIMSELF INTO AN ULU (BREADFRUIT) TREE TO SAVE HIS WIFE, CHILDREN AND PEOPLE FROM STARVATION. THE ULU AND ITS FRUITS HAS SUSTAINED THE LIVES OF ALL DURING DIFFICULT TIMES AS WELL AS PROSPEROUS ONES TO THIS DAY. IT IS A GIFT OF ALOHA TO BE SHARED WITH RESPECT AND CONSIDERATION IN THE SPIRIT OF KU TO BRING PROSPERITY AND HEALTH TO ALL WHO SEEK IT WITH BALANCE, HARMONY AND RECIPROCAL GIVING WHERE ONE GIVES BACK IN FULL MEASURE WHAT ONE TAKES.