VegFest O‘ahu celebrates three successful years with this promo video. Watch local islanders share why this vegan festival is changing their lives. Interviews also include the Mayor of Honolulu, Kirk Caldwell, Presidential Candidate, Tulsi Gabbard, and VegFest O‘ahu Producer, Joy Waters.
If a plant-based diet really reverses heart disease and helps avoid cancer why aren’t we hearing more about it in the public conversation? Keegan’s talk will present the hidden links between government, big food companies, pharmaceutical companies, and non-profit organizations focused on community health advice. An investigative look into how they are connected through legislation, budget, and the spread of disinformation. This is what happens when health care becomes a business where the players are influenced by making a profit or expanding their budget rather than robust community health. [Read more…]
Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell takes the VegFest Oahu stage on September 24, 2016 to address the almost 4000 attendees at Hawaii’s first ever plant-based, vegan festival. We appreciate the Mayor’s co-sponsorship and the support of the Mayor’s Office of Culture and the Arts for hosting VegFest Oahu on the beautiful Frank Fasi Civic grounds at Honolulu Hale. [Read more…]
This inspiring presentation will define what is Socially Responsible Investing and ways you can make a difference in the world with your money choices. This talk was given on September 24, 2016 at the first ever VegFest Oahu in Honolulu, Hawaii. Speaker Michael Kramer is Owner and Advisor at Natural Investments LLC and author of the book: The Resilient Investor – A Plan for Your Life, Not Just Your Money. He calls himself a “recovering capitalist trying to figure out how to channel capital (money) into something that will help create the society that we all want to live in. ” His talk discusses what you can do with your money choices to reflect who you are with your values. [Read more…]
Our headlining speaker in the 2016 lineup at our Inspirational Speaker Series tent was Keegan Kuhn, the co-Director of the award-winning documentary, Cowspiracy. In our Press Release to local journalists, we boldly claimed that VegFest Oahu was a place to learn about diet’s link to climate change, and Keegan’s talk was one of the ways we delivered. In this live recording on September 24, 2016, Keegan summarizes the impact that animal agriculture has on climate change and presents well-researched statistics. [Read more…]