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The Smog of the Sea film screening + talk
7:00 PM - 11:59 PM Queen Kapiolani Hotel
Date: March 17, 2019 to March 17, 2019
Where: Queen Kapiolani Hotel, 150 Kapahulu Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, 96815
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Food & Dining, Festivals & Fairs
Ticket Price: N/A
Join Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation and the Queen Kapiolani Hotel on Sunday, March 17 at 7:00pm as we present FREE a screening of The Smog of the Sea directed by Ian Cheney with music by Jack Johnson, with panel discussion to follow. The Smog of the Sea chronicles a 1-week journey through the remote waters of the Sargasso Sea. Marine scientist Marcus Eriksen invited onboard an unusual crew to help him study the sea: renowned surfers Keith & Dan Malloy, musician Jack Johnson, spearfisher woman Kimi Werner, and bodysurfer Mark Cunningham become citizen scientists on a mission to assess the fate of plastics in the world's oceans. Panel will inlcude Pete Myers, PhD, Paul Lecompte and Mark Cunningham. Learn about plastic pollution and current legislative iniatives in Hawaii aimed at reducing single-use plastics from Surfrider Fondation, Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii, Zet Waste Oahu and Kokua Hawaii Foundation's Plastic Free Hawaii Program. PARKING: $3 validated parking good for up to 2 hours. Park at the zoo for $1 per hour. Catch a Lyft and save $20 with QK promo codes New users save $20 with promo code QKHOTEL Existing users save 20% with promo code ILOVEQK  About the Panelists: Pete Myers, Ph.D.John Peterson "Pete" Myers is founder and Chief Scientist of Environmental Health Sciences, a not-for-profit organization that promotes public understanding of advances in scientific research on links between the environment and human health ( Dr. Myers holds a doctorate in the biological sciences from the University of California, Berkeley, and a BA from Reed College.  For a dozen years beginning in 1990, Dr. Myers served as Director of the W. Alton Jones Foundation in Charlottesville, Virginia. In 1996, Myers co-authored with Dr. Theo Colborn and Dianne Dumanoski "Our Stolen Future," the first book for general audiences to explore how synthetic chemicals disrupt hormone signaling in people and wildlife, contributing to a growing epidemic of horm
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