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Plant Aloha: BioChar with Josiah Hunt

February 18, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Plant Aloha Hawaiian Sanctuary

Saturday, February 18th – 9:00am-1:00pm
BioChar with Josiah Hunt.
Carbon, Fire, Soil, Humans: The roles of carbon in soil, of fire in decomposition, and some discussion on how carbon, fire, and soil relate to humans.

Plant Aloha Josiah HuntFacilitator

Josiah graduated from UH Hilo in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Agroecology and Environmental Quality. From his rural home farm on the Big Island of Hawaii he has helped to pioneer methods for biochar production, processing, and application in farming systems using organic and biological approaches. He is the founder of Pacific Biochar and has been working with plants and soil professionally for 20 years. – 808-936-3484

Plant Aloha Series

Hawaiian Sanctuary is proud to present: Plant Aloha, a FREE educational series of sustainable farming classes. Every Thursday morning, from 9:00am until 12:30pm, with special Saturday monthly offerings, led by local and visiting experts.

The Plant Aloha project is supported, in part, by the County of Hawaii, Research & Development. We are looking for support to complete and enhance this amazing FREE program. Please give what you can.

wade1Plant Aloha begins with a Permaculture Series on Thursday mornings entitled: Growing a Complete Diet with Permaculture Principles: Tropical Subsistence Gardening, with Wade Bauer. Each month, a special free Saturday class will also be held. These classes will feature lectures covering a wide range of agricultural topics, such as Beekeeping, Fungi, Bamboo, Biochar, and more.

Each class starts promptly with a lecture and Q&A before a hands-on farm experience. Come prepared with notepad and writing utensil, closed toed shoes, sun hat, and gloves.

View the full Plant Aloha Series schedule on our Calendar.

Space is limited, please register by emailing:


The Plant Aloha project is supported, in part,
by the County of Hawaii, Research & Development.


February 18, 2017
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Josiah Hunt


Laka Lounge @ Hawaiian Sanctuary
13-3194 Pahoa-Kalapana Rd
Pahoa, HI 96778 United States
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(800) 309-8010