‘Let’s Grow Hilo’ Updates
Monday, April 29, 2013 – Sunday, May 26, 2013 is Edible Gardens Community Work Day with Let’s Grow Hilo. Meet at 2:00 pm behind the East Hawaii Cultural Center, 141 Kalakaua St.
Thursday, July 19, 2012- Celebrate Let’s Grow Hilo with 4 other project that secured 60+ likes on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 5:30 pm at Aupuni Center Conference Room.
Saturday, March 24, 2012 - This Sunday, March 25 is the Monthly Let’s Grow Hilo Work Day. Meet at 2:00 pm at East Hawaii Cultural Center. Groups will then disburse to work in different areas in Downtown.
Monday, February 6, 2012 – Let’s Grow Hilo Logo Contest! Turn in your great ideas for a logo to the HDIA office at the Mooheau Bus Terminal. Prizes will be awarded. Deadline: March 10, 2012.
Also celebrate and give thanks at the Harvest Festival on Saturday, March 10, 2:00 p.m. at Mamo and Keawe Street corner. Come enjoy Paul Neves’s Halau Ha’a Kea o Kinohi, Honokaa Jazz Band, the Saratones, Patina Green and more free entertainment and for $5 suggested donation get a pupu plate of the bounty produced by Downtown Hilo gardens and donated by island farms. A plant sale, face painting and caricature drawings for donation will help raise funds for our edible and non-edible landscaping beautification program. This is where online collaboration comes to fruition. ’Close Mamo Street for Farmer Market’ and ‘Lets Grow Hilo’ ideas are joining hands to do a street closure for a section of Mamo Street near Keawe! For more information, call the Downtown Hilo Improvement Association at 935-8850.
Sunday, January 29, 2012 - Let’s Grow Hilo volunteers, including Sam, Drake, and Friends pulled weeds and groomed the frontage along Kamehameha Ave on the mauka (mountain) side of the street. Mahalo for your time and hard work!
Wednesday, January 11, 2012 Initial Meeting - Ms. Sam Robinson (Let’s Grow Hilo Project Coordinator), Alice Moon (DIA Executive Assistant) and Susan Gagorik (Planning Department) held an initial meeting for Let’s Grow Hilo. A Fact Sheet on the Let’s Grow Hilo Project will be developed by early February.
Thursday, December 22, 2011 - This idea received 60 ‘likes’ during the 1st Campaign and qualifies for a feasibility assessment! This project is already moving forward. Sam Robinson is the volunteer project coordinator for Let’s Grow Hilo. We will first create a Fact Sheet for public review by the end of February 2012.