Monday, September 26, 2022
Monday, September 26, 2022

09/24/22 – RESTORING ECOSYSTEMS, RESTORING COMMUNITIES WITH LIMU

DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON For Immediate Release:  September 24, 2022 RESTORING ECOSYSTEMS, RESTORING COMMUNITIES WITH LIMU To view video please click on photo or view at this link: https://vimeo.com/753452045 (HONOLULU) – Limu practitioners, advocates, and supporters gathered today for the Year of the Limu Celebration community event at Sea Life Park in Waimanalo, Oʻahu. Members representing three different limu groups on the island – Mālama Pūpūkea-Waimea, KUA/Ewa Limu Project (KUA), and Waimanalo Limu Hui were present at show-and-tell tables aimed to educate and inspire attendees about limu, from proper harvesting techniques and species identification to ecological and cultural importance. Limu has many uses, including in food, medicine, traditional practices, and ceremonies. It serves as the base of the food chain in coastal ecosystems, providing fish, turtles and urchins with food, and small invertebrates with protection. One limu variety, crustose coralline algae, contains calcium carbonate and is vital to coral reef structural integrity, growth, and resilience. Event activities included a turtle release at Kaiona Beach, just one mile up the coast from Sea Life Park, limu-pressing, stamp art for children, and a behind-the-scenes, interactive limu tour led by expert limu practitioners. Over 20 species of seaweed were…

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La Gloria Cubana Collaboration With El Titán De Bronze | Cigar Journal

La Gloria Cubana is set to release a cigar developed in collaboration with the family-owned El Titán de Bronze Cigar Factory. Created to honor La Gloria’s roots in Miami’s Little Havana district, the limited-edition release called “Eighth Street” was developed in collaboration with Justin Andrews and blended by the team at El Titán de Bronze. Justin Andrews said, “La Gloria Cubana Eighth Street is proudly made in the USA and honors the roots of this legendary brand. For this special project, we blended to a classic La Gloria profile which means the cigar has a lot of personality, is well-balanced through its many transitions and delivers a rich, long finish. This is an elegant and complex cigar that every fan of La Gloria Cubana will want to experience.” Sandy Cobas, owner of El Titán de Bronze said, “La Gloria Cubana is one of Calle Ocho’s biggest success stories and it’s a brand my team and I have long admired. When we were approached about collaborating on this special project, we jumped at the chance. ‘Eighth Street’ is our way of paying tribute not only to La Gloria Cubana, but also to the Cuban expatriate cigar rollers who continue to practice…

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Stocks That Hit 52-Week Lows On Thursday – Benzinga

On Thursday, 1076 companies hit new 52-week lows.Areas of Significance In Today's 52-Week Lows: The company with the largest market cap to set a new 52-week low was Microsoft MSFT. The smallest company by market cap to hit a new 52-week low was First Wave BioPharma FWBI. TOP Ships TOPS was the biggest loser, trading down 25.64% to reach its 52-week low. On Thursday, the following stocks set new 52-week lows: Microsoft MSFT shares made a new 52-week low of $237.57 on Thursday. The stock was up 0.26% for the day. Alphabet GOOG stock drifted up 0.17% on Thursday morning to hit a new 52-week low of $99.41. Alphabet GOOGL shares were up 0.39% for the day, having made a 52-week low of $98.81. Visa V stock hit a yearly low of $184.68. The stock was down 0.99% for the day. NVIDIA NVDA stock set a new 52-week low of $125.21 on Thursday, moving down 5.23%. Mastercard MA shares were down 1.86% for the day, having made a 52-week low of $298.06. Verizon Communications VZ shares set a new 52-week low of $39.26. The stock traded down 0.83%. Novartis NVS shares were down 1.47% for the day, having made a…

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Who are the Institutional Holders in Vimeo Inc. (VMEO)? – News RTS

Vimeo Inc. (NASDAQ: VMEO) is -74.72% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $4.58 and a high of $35.62 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The VMEO stock was last observed hovering at around $4.66 in the last trading session, with the day’s loss setting it -0.12% off its average median price target of $10.50 for the next 12 months. It is also 77.3% off the consensus price target high of $20.00 offered by 7 analysts, but current levels are 35.14% higher than the price target low of $7.00 for the same period. Currently trading at $4.54, the stock is -19.64% and -25.96% below its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 1.86 million and changing -2.58% at the moment leaves the stock -56.69% off its SMA200. VMEO registered -85.98% loss for a year compared to 6-month loss of -64.94%. The stock witnessed a -28.50% gain in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives…

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09/21/22 – HO'OULU 'ĀINA DIRECTOR RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION FROM …

DAVID Y. IGE GOVERNOR SUZANNE D. CASE CHAIRPERSON For Immediate Release:  September 21, 2022 HO‘OULU ‘ĀINA DIRECTOR RECEIVES NATIONAL RECOGNITION FROM FORESTERS’ ASSOCIATION  To view video please click on photo or view at this link: https://vimeo.com/750163192 (HONOLULU) – Nestled at the back of Kalihi Valley, staff and volunteers for Ho’oulu ‘Āina work to harvest locally-grown plants for food and indigenous medicine. Operating under a recently extended 35-year lease, administered by the DLNR Division of State Parks, Ho’oulu ‘Āina is led by Puni Jackson. She’s described as a passionate, dedicated indigenous woman, community leader, and health practitioner who understands and teaches how the health of our forests, and the health of our communities are inextricably linked, as a kinship relationship. This morning the National Association of State Foresters recognized Jackson with its annual leadership award. She was nominated by Heather McMillen, the DLNR Division of Forestry and Wildlife (DOFAW) Urban and Community Forester. “Puni has a deep understanding of the essential role of forests in people’s lives and the holistic nature of urban and community forestry,” McMillen wrote in her nomination. “The innovative programming at Ho’oulu ‘Āina grows the resilience of Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander community members, while also opening…

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Community members tour the Sturgeon Passage Project on the Menominee River

MENOMINEE, MI. (NBC 26) — Across Wisconsin and Michigan officials are doing what they can to help save lake sturgeon. Valerie Juarez "Lake sturgeon are a state listed threatened species in Michigan and historically their numbers were much higher. Today they are about one percent of what they used to be,” said Jennifer Johnson, a fishery biologist with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.Before the construction of the Menominee Dam and several other dams on the Menominee River, lake sturgeon were able to migrate upstream from Green Bay to spawn.All these years later their access is still cut short. Valerie Juarez Johnson said the ‘Sturgeon Passage Project’ is meant to help save the sturgeon. They begin by capturing the lake sturgeon they do have.Learn more about the project below: Sturgeon Passage Project on the Menominee River from River Alliance of Wisconsin on Vimeo."We transfer them up two dams to have them access a lot more spawning habitat and also their babies have a lot more rearing habitat,” Johnson said.By doing so, they're helping sturgeon reach their spawning grounds."Right now we're inside the Menominee dam and we're standing inside what is called the sorting tank and this is where the hopper spills over…

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Among Giants: The Story of the Activists Trying to Save Northern California's Redwood Forest

How far would you go to stand up for what you believe in? For a group of activists in the Redwoods National Forest, completely upending their lives and living in the wilderness is what they feel they have to do in order to protect the nature they love.Among Giants is a short documentary set outside Eureka where a group of activists live in the trees in order to protect them from clear cutting. The incredible sacrifices these people take begs the question – how much of your life would you sacrifice for what you believe in?Here is a description of the film from IMDB:In the midst of California’s coastal redwood region, Green Diamond Resource Company continues to clearcut redwood forests, devastating habitats and leaving scars across the land. Farmer, a direct action environmental activist in his late 20s, decides to tree-sit in the McKay Tract — a 60-acre grove of ancient redwoods that is home to spotted owls, deer, flying squirrels, and countless other life forms.AMONG GIANTS begins three years into the McKay tree-sit. On his tiny platform a hundred feet up in the ancient redwood canopy, Farmer must battle the elements and avoid isolation as he fights for a…

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