HOME PROGRAM COURSES DEGREE PATH InFAQ CAREERS CONTACT In today’s world, immigration has greatly affected the population of Hawaii. Native Hawaiians are one of a number of ‘minority’ groups within a very diverse culture. Hawaii now supports the international monetary economy, relies on continuous international travel and trade, and concentrates large
HOME PROGRAM COURSES DEGREE PATH InFAQ CAREERS CONTACT On Maui, sustainability is necessarily in the minds of residents, leaders and business groups. Maui’s strongest economic driver, tourism, is based upon attracting people to what is always voted among the most attractive islands in the world. There is an underlying vested interest
HOME PROGRAM COURSES DEGREE PATH InFAQ CAREERS CONTACT Technology is the most significant distinction between our human species and the rest of the world as we know it. Technologies can create efficiency, increase production and even build carrying capacity. Some say technology will be the key to sustainability, and clearly it
HOME PROGRAM COURSES DEGREE PATH InFAQ CAREERS CONTACT Sustainability Science: The rigorous application of critical analyses via scientific method and systems thinking, across all disciplines relevant to a contemporary issue, in order to identify values and design solutions which reinforce the coexistence of both human societies and natural systems in perpetuity.
HOME PROGRAM COURSES DEGREE PATH InFAQ CAREERS CONTACT It’s about understanding the limits of our resources, and how to protect them. It has become customary that we label various things as ‘renewable’, then stop thinking about them. Have you ever thought about what makes something ‘renewable’? Sure the sun’s rays may
HOME PROGRAM COURSES DEGREE PATH InFAQ CAREERS CONTACT Applying systems thinking to real-world problems. The 1970s United Nations Tbilisi Declaration challenged sustainability education to consider seemingly disconnected areas of concern. But more importantly, it requires the collective consideration of relevant elements of any circumstance, as an inter-related system. The wisdom of