POSITION PAPER of the Hawaii Sustainable Community Alliance

WHAT ARE THE KEY FEATURES OF A “SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY?” A sustainable community (SC) consists of one or more households that share a location and the conscious intention to be self-reliant, resilient, resource-conserving, equitable, and ecologically restorative—while providing a good quality of life for community members and future generations. (A household is . . . → Read More: POSITION PAPER of the Hawaii Sustainable Community Alliance

We have bumper stickers!

Now we have bumperstickers that say “Legalize Sustainable Living”!   Come to our public meeting and get one!

HAWAII SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY ALLIANCE PUBLIC MEETING

  To further the cause of sustainable living and sustainable community health and welfare. Date: Saturday, October 26, 2013 Time: 2pm – 5pm Location: Kalani Honua EMAX 12-6860 Kalapana-Kapoho Beach Road, Puna Makai, Hawaii   We would like to share the successes, strategies, stories and some of our research with you. . . . → Read More: HAWAII SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITY ALLIANCE PUBLIC MEETING

Sustainable Economies Law Center

We are especially interested to learn about legal and financial models for community acquisition, ownership, tenancy, etc. Zoning for eco-villages is also something we’d love to see more of.  I definitely know of communities in northern california that are running up against the same barriers I imagine that you’ve encountered. Orsi, . . . → Read More: Sustainable Economies Law Center

support from the Hawaiian Acres Community Association

June 13th, 2011 Hawaiian Acres Community Association PO Box 368 Kurtistown, HI 96760 info@hawaiianacres.org Hawaii Sustainable Community Alliance 13 June 2011 Re: Hawaii County Sustainable Rural Habitat Ordinance Aloha, On behalf of the Hawaiian Acres Community Association (HACA)board, I am writing this letter to voice our support for the concept of . . . → Read More: support from the Hawaiian Acres Community Association

HOW CAN YOU HELP the HSCA?

We can really use your help in making Hawaii more sustainable! If you have some time to get involved, we welcome you warmly to join us!  We are currently looking for people to help with:

* Donations- Tell your friends, do a fundraiser!  We can use help with supplies, advertising, and the . . . → Read More: HOW CAN YOU HELP the HSCA?

County Report on community asset building

Government report on community asset building

11/28 from John Schinnerer: In this report on community asset building, from an ongoing project to address poverty, quality of life etc. on the island, there are countless comments from participants about problems with zoning and building codes making it impossible for people/families to live . . . → Read More: County Report on community asset building

Ideas on Beginning Our Network

From minutes: Ideas on Beginning Our Network

10/30/2010 We could get neighborhood owners organizations to support us, like HPP, etc. 11/5/2010 We are going to identify key members of our mailing list and send them an invitation to join the HSCA. We will let them know that we may need membership . . . → Read More: Ideas on Beginning Our Network