Annual United Nations Day Luncheon to Highlight Climate Change in Hawai`i
The United Nations Association – USA – Hawai`i Island Chapter, in collaboration with the Hawai`i Island
Chapter of the Citizens' Climate Lobby, invites you to attend the Annual United Nations Day Luncheon
on Thursday, October 24, 11:30 am – 1:30 pm, at Nani Mau Gardens.
UN Day marks the birthday of the UN Charter. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said,
"Climate change is moving faster than we are, but we don’t give up because we know that climate
action is the only path."
Heather Kimball will address “Climate Change in Hawai`i - Where we are now, where we need to go
and how to get there.”
Kimball is a scientist with a background in genetics and climate change research. She currently teaches
geography at UH Hilo and owns a consulting business that focuses on science-based policy and
communication. Kimball's study of science-based decision making, particularly around climate change,
led her become involved in state politics. She has run twice for elected office, narrowly losing her last
race in 2016 by less than 10%. She is currently chair of the Hawaii County Democratic Party and serves
on a number of boards including: Sierra Club, Zonta and the County Appeals board.
The 2019 Peace Prize will be awarded to Elinor Wolff, a founding member of the United Nations
Association - USA - Hawai`i Island Chapter.
The cost of lunch is $35 and includes entrance to the Gardens. RSVP by phone (808-935-7991) and
United Nations Association – USA - Hawai`i Island Chapter is a Section 501(c)(3) organization that is
dedicated to educating, inspiring, and mobilizing Americans to support the principles and vital work of
the United Nations.
Heather Kimball will address “Climate Change in Hawai`i - Where we are now, where we need to go and
how to get there.”
|Event Date||10-24-2019 10:30 am|
|Event End Date||10-24-2019 1:30 pm|
|Location||Nani Mau Gardens|