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2012 Kona-Kohala Grand Green Homes Tour
Date: April 22, 2012
Time: 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
http://www.kona-kohala.com/Grand-Green-Homes-Tour/grand-green-homes-tour.html
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Event Description
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 
Aquaponics gardens 
Edible landscaping 
Grey-water irrigation systems
Raised-bed and organic vegetable gardens
Dry-land landscaping 
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
electricity generation

CLEVER RECYCLING IDEAS
Use of local reclaimed wood in driveway gates, floors and decks
Kitchen recycling stations 
Recycled furnishings
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  
Composting toilet
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.

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Event Location
Holualoa - Hawi
Date/Time Information
Sunday, April 22
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Contact Information
Chamber office 329-1758
info@kona-kohala.com
Fees/Admission
$35 for 4 homes
$10 individual tickets at homes day of the event
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