Got Water?

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A grassroots effort to increase, catch and store rainwater on Molokai Kanawai. Ka-na-wai literally means “belonging-to-the-waters”. Under traditional Hawaiian law it meant the equal sharing of water. The Hawaiian people planted taro farms along water systems shared by everyone. A farmer took as much as he needed, then closed his inlet so the next farmer… Read more »

Following up on PRI USA’s First PDC on Molokai

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by Jill Ross, Co-host/Lunch Lady Yes, it’s official! April 11th, on the beautiful island of Molokai, the Permaculture Research Institute USA completed its first Permaculture Design Certificate (PDC) course. With the enthusiasm of a student himself, instructor Andrew Jones passed out certificates to 13 budding permaculturists. PDC students, instructor and convenors