Youngsters to descend on Urban Garden Center on February 17

Over 600 elementary students, teachers to attend Oahu Agriculture and Environmental Awareness Day

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
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Posted: Feb 14, 2011

A swarm of more than 600 elementary students and their teachers will descend upon the UH Mānoa’s 30-acre Urban Garden Center in Pearl City on Thursday, February 17, when the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources’ Oahu Cooperative Extension Office and Office of Academic and Student Affairs host the 2011 O‘ahu Agriculture and Environmental Awareness Day.
 
A record number of students and teachers from Hale Kula, Iliahi, Wheeler, Palisades, Pearl City Highlands and Punahou elementary schools will attend this annual event, which serves a two-fold purpose: To create a greater awareness and understanding of agriculture and the environment among today’s students, teachers and the general public, and to introduce students to career opportunities in agriculture and the environmental studies on Oahu and throughout the state.
 
WHAT:    O‘ahu Agriculture and Environmental Awareness Day
 
WHO:      UH Mānoa College of Tropical and Human Resources
                 O‘ahu Cooperative Extension Office
                 Office of Academic and Student Affairs
                 Invited students and teachers from Hale Kula, Iliahi, Wheeler, Palisades, Pearl City Highlands 
                 and Punahou elementary schools
 
WHEN:   Thursday, February 17, 2011
                 8:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
               
WHERE:  UH Mānoa’s Pearl City Urban Garden Center
                 955 Kamehameha Highway, Pearl City, Hawaii 96782
 
View photos from the 2010 event here: http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/site/Activities.aspx