Contact: Patrick Williams
ISLAND RESIDENTS CAN HELP SHAPE THE STATE’S FUTURE AT
HAWAI‘I 2050 MEETINGS, OCT. 3 AND 4
Hawai‘i 2050 Sustainability Plan Available Online at www.hawaii2050.org
- What will the state of Hawai‘i be like in 2050?
kind of jobs will our children and grand-children have? Can
they afford to live in our Islands ?
will we care for our lands and oceans?
we sustain the Aloha Spirit and our unique Island values for
Hawai‘i 2050 Sustainability Task Force invites the public
to help answer questions like these about the future of the
state at a community meeting about the draft Hawaii 2050 Sustainability
Plan. The Hawai‘i County meetings are scheduled for:
Oct. 3 -- from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Aupuni Center Conference
Room, 101 Pauahi St .
Oct. 4 -- 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Gateway Center of the Natural
Energy Lab of Hawai‘i, 73-4460 Queen Ka‘ahumanu
planning to attend should RSVP to community coordinator Steve
McPeek at firstname.lastname@example.org
Hawai‘i 2050 Plan is the state’s first long-range
plan for the state’s economy, society and environment
since the 1970s. Hawai‘i 2050 is driven by community input
and contains goals, strategic actions and indicators derived
from outreach to Hawai‘i citizens.
public is strongly encouraged to download the draft plan at
read it before attending a meeting. Those who can’t attend
a meeting can offer their comments via the website.
draft Hawai‘i 2050 Plan will be revised into its final
form based on the comments received this fall. The final sustainability
plan will make policy recommendations on the future of Hawai‘i’s
economy, society and environment. It is scheduled to be presented
to the public and state Legislature in early 2008.
the Hawai‘i 2050 Sustainability Task Force: The Hawai‘i
2050 Sustainability Task Force is developing the Hawai‘i
2050 Sustainability Plan—the state’s first sustainability
plan since the 1970s. Chaired by state Senator Russell Kokubun,
the Task Force has 25 members from the public and private sectors
who bring a balanced “triple bottom line” approach
that recognizes the interdependence of the economy, society
and the environment in creating the sustainability plan. The
Office of the State Auditor provides oversight of the Task Force.
To learn more, visit www.hawaii2050.org.