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Contact Islands Program

Pacific Southwest, Region 9

Serving: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, Pacific Islands, Tribal Nations

Leading Islands Toward Environmental Sustainability

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22nd Annual Pacific Islands Environment Conference

June 25-27, 2003, Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa, Honolulu, Hawaii

Photo of Taro patch in Hanalei, HI
Taro patch in Hanalei, HI. Photo: Larry Debord
Presentation Speakers Links
Opening Remarks Linda Lingle, Governor
State of Hawaii
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EPA’s Role in the Pacific John McCarroll, EPA
Master of Ceremonies
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Challenges of Environmental Protection

EPA Regional Administrators:
Wayne Nastri, Region 9
John Iani, Region 10

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Keynote Address:
The New South Seas Bubble:
Sustainability and its Alternatives
Denis Hayes,
Founder of Earth Day,
CEO of the Bullitt Foundation
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Sustainability in an Island Setting Jeremy Harris, Mayor,
City & County of Honolulu, HI
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Coral Reefs:
Status of Reefs in the Pacific
Bob Richmond,
University of Guam
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Coral Reef Ecosystem Frank Tirendi, Australia
Institute of Marine Science
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Coral Bleaching Jordan West, ORD, EPA EPA staff notes on presentation
Integrating Sustainable Economies Facilitator: Dave Schaller, EPA, Region 8 EPA staff notes on presentation
Jane Poytner,
Seawater Forests Initiative
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George Chan,
Zero Emissions Research Initiative (ZERI)
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Amelia Terrapin, ZERI

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Water and Wastewater Systems:
Public vs. Private
Zane Gresham,
Morrison & Foerster LLP
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Donna Fay Kiyosaki,
Honolulu Board of Water Supply
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Beyond Regulation:
Incentives for Pollution Reduction
Timonie Hood,
EPA, Region 9
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Willie Kostka,
Conservation Society of Pohnpei, FSM
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Solid Waste Success Stories Ken Sims and Phil Malloy
US Army, Kwjalein
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Lt. Governor Diego Benavente
and Steve Hiney
,CNMI
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John Harder,
County of Maui, HI
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Infrastructure Financing Michael Curley,
International Center for
Environmental Finance
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David Cohen,
Deputy Assistant Secretary,
DOI
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Managing Climate Risks in the Pacific:
Challenges and Opportunities
Eileen Shea,
East West Center, UH
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Panel: Sustainability
in the Islands
Facilitator: Wayne Nastri,
EPA Regional Administrator,
Region 9
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