HONOLULU, HI (Aug 6, 2009) -Thompsonâ€™s Productions, Waikiki Shell, Tr3ees and Styrophibia are joining forces to highlight the importance of preserving the environment by making â€˜Ziggy Marley Live in Concertâ€™ at the Waikiki Shell an eco-friendly event.
This commitment to environmental sustainability means all food and beverage service wares will be made from bio-compostable containers to reduce the impact of consumption on the islandâ€™s beautiful landscape. Styrophobia will provide cups, serving ware and utensils made from sustainable products. Tr3ees will also be working with the Waikiki Shell to set up recycling containers around the venue at each trashcan for water bottle collection. Plus, generators in use will be fueled with biodiesel instead of regular petroleum diesel.
â€œIt is important to Thompsonâ€™s Productions to care for the communities where we host our events and one way we can do that is by partnering with organizations such as Styrophobia and TR3EES to help reduce waste and educate people about environmental responsibility,â€ says Kevin Thompson, president and CEO of Thompsonâ€™s Productions. â€œGoing green is about changing habits and we can make a difference one-person at a time.â€
Tr3ees specializes in custom designing and producing sustainable, green, zero waste events and businesses in Hawaii by reducing the environmental impact of their operations, while educating participants and the surrounding community. â€œThompsonâ€™s Productions is showing true environmental leadership in Hawaii by being the first green event at the Waikiki Shell since the Kokua Festivals. We are committed to involving concert goers in being GREEN!,â€ says Jennifer Homcy, Co-Founder of TR3EES.
Ari Patz, co-owner and director of operations of Styrophobia, adds providing sustainable alternatives will make a difference to help preserve the earth. â€œEach time a plastic container is thrown away its lifespan is hundreds of years in our
environment, leaching toxins and choking marine life. Styrophobia is proud to partner with Thompsonâ€™s Productions to help reduce environmental degradation through education and community outreach.â€
â€˜Ziggy Marley Live in Concertâ€™ will be held at the Waikiki Shell on Saturday August 15th, and at the Maui War Memorial on Sunday August 16, 2009. Thompsonâ€™s Productions has partnered with The Waikiki Park Shore and The Hotel Wailea of The Aqua Hotels & Resorts chain, Hard Rock CafÃ©, Maui Brewing Company, Mana Foods, Land of Organica, Love Fatigues, High Country Kombucha, Coast Line Limousine, Govinda Restaurant, Watanabe Floral, Clearwire Hawaii, T&C Surf Hawaii and more to bring this special event to Hawaii.
The concert will start at 5:00 p.m and continue until 10:00 p.m. Tickets are on sale now for $35, $45 and $55 and can be purchased at the Blaisdell Box Office, online at Ticketmaster.com and at all Ticketmaster outlets, including select Macyâ€™s. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. For more event information, please call Hawaii Pacific Entertainment at (808) 237-3675 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or log on to www.hawaiipacificentertainment.com.
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TR3EES is Hawaiiâ€™s only Green Event Solutions company focused on incorporating environmental and social responsibility into events, concerts, and festivals. Our mission is to use business and event leaders to raise awareness about island stewardship through outreach, education, waste reduction and management. Go to www.tr3ees.com for more information.
Our mission is to integrate environmentally friendly alternatives using sustainable resources and eventually grow to finance better biodegradable technology, fair trade and environmental programs. Our Eco Store includes sustainable products, including biodegradables for everyday consumption choices. Styrophobia is committed to contributing at least 5% of profits to sustainability programs. We believe contribution needs to be approached mindfully. As global consciousness grows we believe together we can reduce our environmental footprint. Please join us in this effort. Mahalo!