Presented by Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce
and West Hawaii Mediation Center
Sunday, April 22, 2012
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Holualoa - Hawi
Tickets only $35 for 4 homes or $10 per home at the door
The Kona-Kohala Grand Green Homes Tour will provide locals and visitors alike an opportunity to tour homes that feature numerous sustainable features, providing an education on building, landscaping and decorating ideas that are earth friendly. Local businesses that are featured at the homes will be on hand to answer questions and attendees will see first-hand their product in operation.
Discover . . . . . .
DRAMATIC LANDSCAPING IDEAS
Utilizing native and endemic plants
Grey-water irrigation systems
Raised-bed and organic vegetable gardens
Rare plant collections
INSPIRING SOLAR IDEAS
Off-grid and grid-tied solar and wind electric generation
Solar and on-demand water heaters
Passive solar designs with skylights and natural lighting
Solar panels imbedded in skylights for natural lighting and
CLEVER RECYCLING IDEAS
Use of local reclaimed wood in driveway gates, floors and decks
Kitchen recycling stations
Italian cabinetry using recyclable materials
Recycled school bus office
Recycled container tractor building
Extensive water catchment and pond systems
Recycled leaded glass windows
SIMPLY GREAT IDEAS
LEED–compliant artificial turf
Recycling and composting stations
Green building materials - clay wall finishes, blue jean and soy foam insulation, tridipanel walls
See webpage for complete individual home descriptions. Home addresses will be posted on Monday, April 16.