Schedule

(Schedule and speakers subject to change)

June 9, 2017

5:00  -  10:00

E Komo Mai (Welcoming) Happy Hour, Dinner & Concert

7-9pm Music: Off the Grid, Green Flash and Lava


June 10, 2017

7:30  -  9:00

Aloha Kakou (Aloha to All) Breakfast

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09:00  -  10:00

Registration – Let’s Talk Hemp


Mini-Expo & Marketplace

10:00  -  5:00
10:00  -  5:00

Let’s Talk Hemp Hawaii


10:00  -  10:05

Hawaiian Blessing by Reverend Kalikolehua Kanaele


10:10  -  10:25

Keynote: Senator Mike Gabbard Introducing Hawaii’s Hemp Research Bill


10:30  -  10:35

Video Keynote: Rep Cynthia Thielen on Hawaii Hemp Legislature


10:40  -  11:10

Panel – Hemp and Branding: Blending Hemp into Existing Island Products and Brands

Moderated by Doug Fine


11:15  -  11:45

Panel – Latest on the Mainland: Hemp Applications of Our Dreams Are Really Happening!

Moderated by Morris Beegle


12:00  -  1:00

Lunch on Your Own / 3 Concurrent Hands-On Demo Areas

Main Stage
Mini-Demo: Mixing & Building with HempCrete
Preston Whitfield, CBDRx

Opposite Main Stage
Indigenous Micro Organisms’ Magical Effect on Hemp
Eric “Drake” Weinert, Korean Natural Farming Master

Mini Marketplace Vendor Booths
Spa Elements: Working Hemp & Natural Products into Your Bodycare Products
Lelle of Lelle Vie Hawaiian Artisan Spa & Botanical Bar – Join us in our interactive mixology bar and create your custom body products using organic hemp and local Hawaiian botanicals
Dani Billings of Nature’s Roots – CBD Massage

 


1:15  -  1:45

Panel – After Sugar: Making a Living from the Soil

Moderated by Vince Mina


1:45  -  1:55

Sponsors Mahalo (Thank You)


2:00  -  2:15

Video Keynote: Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, U.S. Congresswoman for Hawaii


2:15  -  2:45

Panel – Future of Hemp Legislation in Hawaii


2:50  -  3:00

Keynote: One Woman’s Mission to Establish Hemp Processing in Her Community


3:00  -  3:10

Keynote: Janel Ralph – Cannabinoids and My Family’s Well Being


3:15  -  3:25

Keynote: Preston Whitfield – Go Big: Now is the Time for Hemp


3:30  -  3:40

Keynote: Ed Lehrburger – One Hemp Refinery at a Time


3:45  -  4:15

Panel – Soil Building and Soil Healing On A Volcanic Island Chain

Moderated by Drake Weinert


4:20  -  4:55

Headline Keynote: Doug Fine – Be First, Better or Different: Establishing A Lucrative Hemp Economy In Rural Communities


6:30  -  10:00

Hemp Dinner Party & Concert


7:00  -  9:00

Damon Williams Music


June 11, 2017

10:00  -  12:00

A Hui Hou (Farewell) Brunch with Jazz Music by Kukuau Studio Duo


1:00  -  5:00

Hemptastic Island Farm Tour

 

1:00p.m.             Gather at Hotel Lobby, Orientation

1:15p.m.              Depart/Carpool

1:30p.m.              Hilo, HI – University of Hawaii (UH) Meet & Greet and Facility Tour

Tour Host: Dr. Michael Shintaku of Dept of Agriculture

2:30p.m.              Depart UH Hilo

2:45p.m.              Arrive Papaikou, HI – Hawaii Tropical Botanical Gardens www.htbg.com

3:45p.m.              Depart Papaikou

4:00p.m.              Arrive Papaikou, HI – Ho’ola Farms www.hoolafarms.org

This nonprofit farm program is geared towards helping veterans and others with PTSD reintegrate into society and health through regenerative farming. Doug Fine & team will demonstrate hemp planting and the program operator & the farmers will give some tips about tropical farming.

4:40p.m.              Depart Papaikou

5:00p.m.              Arrive Hotel