Meeting Minutes

On this page, you can browse meeting notes and educational handouts from previous meetings. We invite you to come join us at a future meeting!

November 2013 – WAC Meeting Minutes 11.21.13 – Community Updates with Bernie Strand, Makahiki with Eric Kane, ‘Olelo Training with Evern Williams, and Community Garden with Nora Rodli. 

October 2013 – Meeting cancelled.

September 2013 – WAC Meeting Minutes 9-19-13 – Community Updates with Kahu Ryan Kalama and Ms. Bernie Strand

August 2013 – WAC Meeting Minutes 8-15-13 – Organic Farming and Gardening Part 2 with Dr. Kimberly Clark

July 2013 – Night farming by the phases of the moon with Eric Kane. The handout provided at the meeting was: MoonPlantingActivity. (Handout comes from Ka Hana ‘Imi Na‘auao, a science careers curriculum resource. See more at:

June 2013 – HHI-report to community June2013 – HHI report the the Waimanalo Community on projects, with pictures from most recent project – 2 Community Gardens

May 2013 – WAC Mtg Minutes 5-16-13 – Organic Farming and Gardening with Dr. Kimberly Clark

April 2013 – WAC Minutes Mtg 4-18-2013 – Waimanalo Ahupuaa Coalition Strategic Planning meeting, goals and objectives, work on forming a governing body.

March 2013: WFSH Mtg Minutes 3-20-2013 – Introducing the newly formed Waimanalo Ahupuaa Coalition

February 2013: WFSH Mtg Minutes 2-20-2013 / Senator Thielen Legislative Update February 2013. Our meeting featured a special legislative update from our elected officials, Senator Laura Thielen and Representative Chris Lee, on bills in this year’s session that could affect the Waimanalo food system.

January 2013: WFSH Mtg Minutes 1-16-2013 – Plant-Based Cooking & Living with Gigi Miranda

December 2012: No meeting – Happy Holidays!

November 2012: WFSH Mtg Minutes 11-15-2012 – Sacred Foods and Makahiki with Kahu Ryan Kalama

October 2012: Korean Natural Farming with Dr. Koon Hui-Wang from CTAHR:

September 2012: Slides – Natural Farming with Joe McGinn

August 2012: No meeting due to travel.

July 2012: WFSH Minutes 7-19-2012 / GMO Q&A 7-19-12 WFSH – GMO with Syngenta, Pioneer, and Monsanto

June 2012: WFSH Mtg Minutes 6-21-2012 – UH CTAHR Programs and Soils with Dr. Carl Evensen and Leah Rothbaum

May 2012: WFSH Minutes 5-17-2012 – GMO with Dr. Hector Valenzuela and Dr. Melissa Yee

April 2012: WFSH Mtg Minutes 4-19-2012 – State Capitol’s Public Access Room with Suzanne Marineli

March 2012: WFSH Mtg Minutes 3-7-2012 – Rooftop Gardening with Alan Joaquin, and Waimanalo Health Center with Mele Kalama-Kingma and Mary Love

February 2012: WFSH Mtg Minutes 2-1-2012 – Legislative Updates with Rep. Chris Lee, Namahana for Sen. Pohai Ryan, and Hawaii Food Policy Council with Dr. George Kent

January 2012: WFSH Mtg Minutes 1-4-2012 – Community Gardens – LEAF Hawaii, David Santistevan

December 2011: WFSH Mtg Minutes 12-7-2011 – Waimanalo Community Project Updates