Mahalo to Hawaii’s agriculture futurists for joining us at TEDxHonoluluSalon 6…

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 Thank you to our speakers, our volunteers and to everyone who attended “The Future of Agriculture in Hawaii!”

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It was a sold out event and a fascinating discussion among three of the most influential people nurturing the future of agriculture in Hawaii. Throughout the event we asked attendees to send short texts about their key learning from each of our speakers’ presentations. Check out the resulting Word Clouds below:

FutureAgChiang1• Steven Chiang of GoFarm Hawaii, Hawaii’s premier beginning farmer training program working to enhance our food security and economy by increasing the number of local agricultural producers.

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FutureAgDatta• Kyle Datta, general partner of Ulupono Initiative, a Hawaii-focused impact investing firm focusing on locally produced food, clean renewable energy and waste reduction.

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FutureAgBriones• Vena A’dae Romero-Briones, Director of Community Development for Pulama Lana’i an “island community driven by economic diversity, powered by renewable energy, and marked by rich cultural and natural resources.

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Stay tuned for the videos from the event. They’ll be online soon!