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AKAKŪ UPSTAIRS “SALONS”

Akakū hosts three 10-week Salon Seasons in Spring, Summer, and Fall during which speakers are scheduled every Thursday evening from 6:00 pm-7:30 pm. Many of the Salons include film segments or slide presentations that are recorded for broadcast later to air on Akakū TV’s Channel 55, Sunday at 8:00 pm.

Admission is free, however, we have limited seating so if you would like to reserve a seat, please RSVP with the links below or call 808-871-5554.

If you have an idea for a Salon topic or wish to suggest a public speaker whom you think would be a good presenter, feel free to contact Jena Miller at 808-871-5554 ext. 232.

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Akakū Upstairs Presents: Bill Nye Tells the Truth about Climate Change, Evolution and a Science-Based Worldview – Oct. 25, 2018

Bill Nye is a man on a mission to stop the spread of anti-scientific thinking across the world. The former star of the popular kids’ show “Bill Nye the Science Guy” is now advocating for the importance of science, research and discovery in public life. With intimate and exclusive access as well as plenty of…

Akakū Upstairs Presents: Finding Your Voice Through Art with Maui Sculptor, Tim Garcia Oct. 18, 2018

Tim Garcia is a Maui sculptor who transforms stone, wood and metal into incredible works of art. He has been working in marble, local wood, and bronze at his Upcountry studio since 1999. Led by his love of Eastern aesthetics, he never tires of searching for the beauty to be found in his quiet, simple…
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Recharging You – 5 Proven Techniques to Achieve Your Goals , LaTasha Baldwin –

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LaTasha Baldwin is a Motivational Speaker, as well as the owner and lead designer of Little Details, LLC, an Event Planning Company. The duality of being a Motivational Speaker and Owner of an Event Planning Company affords her the unique privilege to live out loud her passion for event planning and her love of helping others
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Akakū Upstairs Presents: Maui Huliau Foundation: How Film Can Be A Tool For Social Change

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Over the past 8 years, hundreds of students from 16 schools on Maui have created more than 60 short environmental films from documentaries to music videos. Through their unique hands-on programs, they seek to educate and empower Maui’s 12-18 year-olds to become future stewards of Mauiʻs natural environment.
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The Multi-Dimensional Human: Weird Science & Self-Healing with Debra Greene, PhD

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Debra Greene, PhD is a mind-body medicine specialist and frequently quoted expert in the fields of energy medicine and energy psychology.  She combines the best of ancient wisdom with modern science in her private practice, writings, lectures, and nationwide media appearances.
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Environment, Mind and Mood – How Our Surroundings Influence Our Inner World – Dr. Adam Coles

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Dr. Adam Coles is a Psychiatrist and Clinical Director at the Maui Family Guidance Center. His center aims to improve the emotional well-being of children and adolescents and preserve and strengthen families by assuring early access to child and adolescent-centered care and guidance.
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“Hemp Revolution” with Steve Rose from Maui Hemp Institute

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Steve Rose is a recently-retired Business Enrichment Consultant who helped many Maui start-ups and small businesses turn into successful enterprises. He served as Chairperson for the Made in Maui Trade Association for 6 years. Four years ago he created the not-for-profit Maui Hemp Institute for Research & Development.
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Akakū Upstairs on Hiatus until September 6, 2018

During our hiatus we will be planning for the Thursday Salon Series schedule for July, August and September. We will be back in action on September 6th at  a new time… 6:00-7:30pm. If you know a person, organization or entity who needs a place to share incredible resources and opportunities with the Maui Community, please…

Akakū Upstairs Presents: IGNITE A LIFE with Alexander Muto

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Ignite A Life, a non-profit, dba Hawaii Leaders Core, has been opening doors for the youth of our island community, sponsoring attendance at various renowned youth leadership summits across the globe, including San Diego, United Kingdom and Australia. Co-founders of Ignite A Life are the mother-son team of Robin and Alex Muto. Alex is now 20 and leads the Hawaii Leaders Core. Robin is the CEO of Ignite A Life the 501(c)(3)
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Akakū Upstairs Presents: Matthew Thayer, Photojournalist / Author –

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Matthew Thayer has been a photojournalist at the Maui News for 38 years and still going strong. He's had his eye on daily life here on Maui including local sports, community activities and special events around the island. He has also reported on bell-weather events like the "miracle landing" of Aloha Airlines Flight 243 and the end of commercial sugar cane on Maui.