Regeneration Workshop Space

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12 – 1 INVOCATION
Diga Kern
FRIDAY
Regeneration stage co-ordinator, and Dragon’s Eye Learning Center President Diga Kern will lay out the framework for these 3 days of practical tools and collaborative opportunities for regenerating our spirits, our communities, and our world. He will give specific mention of recent innovations in entheogen-assisted therapy and self-discovery, based on recent travels to Peru and to the MAPS Psychedelic Science conference.
1 – 2 ACRO-YOGA Mary Chapman
2 – 3 INTUITIVE, TREATMENT-FREE TROPICAL BEEKEEPING
paradisenectar.com Jen Bee
Introduction to treatment-free beekeeping and the roles of bees, pest & diseases & preventative management techniquest. I bring products from the hive for everyone to sample.
I have been offering education, bees, hives, and products for over 10 years on the Big Island.
3 – 5 AWAKE!
www.awaketheday.com Jordan Wilkie & Galloway Hiatt
AWAKE is a journey of the phoenix rising. This process is carefully co-created through uplifting selections of music mixed by DJs that accompany a Tai Chi revitalizing warm- up, freestyle aerobic dancing, and intervals of short cardio bootcamps lead by an instructor. AWAKE raises the collective energy of those attending to share a natural euphoric state aimed to bring a morning of shared celebration. WIth so much trouble in the world, we understand that it can be hard to find the positive that is all around us. AWAKE is not just dance fitness, it is a celebration of our lives and the good that we can manifest in the week ahead of us. It is a way of breaking through the negative that we often feel and by coming together, we do the good work to be the change we wish to see in the world.
AWAKE is a group of three people from Canada. We have performed individually and as a team at numerous festivals such as Astral Harvest, Reign Bough Fiddle, Blessed Coast, etc. Members of AWAKE have attended Flow Fest and have played alongside many of the amazing performers that have been part of Flow Fest in past years (KALA, Buckman Coe, Adham Shaikh, Tubby Love, Shamans Dream, etc.)
5 – 6 BUILDING A RHYTHM:
GROUP MARIMBA MUSIC MAKING, BEGINNERS WELCOME
http://dragonseyecenter.org/home/marimbas.html Diga Kern
Together we will explore some of the fundamentals of music rhythm, melody, and harmony as we build a multi-part marimba song on 9 instruments in 50 minutes. Shona

concepts and techniques such as ngoma, kushaura, and kutsinhira will be briefly touched on. We will share our completed arrangement as an gift and call to master Chris Berry whose Bana Kuma workshop follows. This workshop is open to the first fifteen people who arrive.
Diga Kern has played marimba music for more than 12 years, learning from Michael Breez of Musasa Marimba Ensemble for 7 of them. He has built two sets of instruments, taught marimba at the Kids of Koa`e 4-H Club, and directed Kunzwanana Marimba Ensemble since 2009. In 2014, he was certified to teach Fundamentals of African Rhythm by Chris Berry. He has also served as musical director and composer for 4 full-length children’s musical performances produced by Dragon’s Eye Learning Center.
6:15 – 7:45 BANA KUMA INTRODUCTION Chris Berry
Chris Berry’s Bana Kuma honors specific characteristics of each of the 4 elements of Earth, Fire, Water and Air broken down into three (masculine, feminine, androgynous). In Chris Berry’s history of Bana Kuma, there were four original tribes of humans. There was a time when all four coexisted harmoniously together. However, the Fire and the Water tribes began to fight when they disagreed on whether BLOOD belonged to the fire element or the water element. This began the war that has carried on to this day. In practicing Chris Berry’s Bana Kuma, we celebrate the notion that we are alive in a time when we can manifest the healing of these two elements and honor the space for blood to exist in both fire and water at once. Furthermore, this is where the magic can really happen – when fire and water work together to achieve common goals.
A Grammy award winner, an eclectic singer and songwriter, multi-instrumentalist virtuoso, and high- energy performer and teacher. From his humble beginning during Robert Mugabe’s regime in Zimbabwe, he has blasted his powerful Afro-infused sound around the World for over twenty years; rocking audiences from NYC’s Irving Plaza to sold out stadiums in South Africa and Sydney Australia’s famous Opera House. He has released over a dozen albums; scored the soundtrack for three films; and has been collaborating and performing with some of the World’s best performers like Eminem, Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann, Senegalese Afro-Pop sensation Yousoou N’dour, Cuban Legends Los Munequitos de Mantanzas, Jazz artist Paul Winter, Jamaican rhythm and production duo Sly (Dunbar) and Robbie (Shakespeare), Fugee’s producer Handel Tucker, and many more.
8 – 9:30 KUNZWANANA MARIMBA ENSEMBLE
http://dragonseyecenter.org/home/Performance_Ensemble.html
Get loose and get ready to dance a call out for healing. This nine-piece ensemble will share a journey of original and traditional/contemporary African music intended to bring our bodies and spirits together in sweat and celebration and transmutation.
Kunzwanana is an intergenerational neighborhood band in Koa`e, Puna, playing together since 2009. The Shona concept of Kunzwanana teaches that deep listening and reciprocity for the basis of community.

8 – 9 MORNING YOGA
Carly
SATURDAY
9 – 10 WOVEN SONG – VOCAL HARMONY CIRCLE
http://www.kooiimusic.com Peter Hunt
This is a gathering held for the activation of your voice and group harmony. A gentle, supportive and welcoming spirit shall thread the circle facilitating a fulfilling resonance of our voices. Both music of the moment and pre-composed songs shall be generated in the workshop. The beginning of the session shall be for relaxing into your breath and rhythm, your state of being, and the way your voice naturally sounds, falls and rises, emanating from your body’s flow. From that place the group is guided into the creation of ‘baskets’ of harmonies and rhythms, some improvised, some pre-composed that give the participants freedom to either drop deeply into the part that their voice sits most comfortably in or to let new branches of melody and rhythm be expressed. It becomes a practice of listening to and support of the body of the group sound and musical evolution. It is here that a kind of therapy and medicine can be generated through the unified resonance of voices and dropping into feeling the sound and rhythm.
10 – 11 CACAO SONG CIRCLE
www.BloomingBiodiversity.org Bloom & Anahata
Cacao Plant Spirit Medicine Song Circle: Sing your heart wide open while building strong community, and going deep into your soul’s purpose! We will gather in a circle to share intentions, drink Cacao with mindful reverence, and sing plant spirit medicine songs. Cacao contains Theobromine, which translates to “Food of the Gods,” and Anandamide, which means “bliss.” We will share the history of this sacred plant, and you will receive a print-out of all the lyrics to the songs we learn.
We have been leading these workshops worldwide at many festivals, conferences and gatherings. We are both certified Permaculture Teachers & Designers, Ecovillage Designers, and have trained with many mentors, including Joanna Macy (Work That Reconnects), Starhawk (Earth Activist Training), Chris Berry (Bana Kuma), Joshua Gorman (Generation Waking Up), and many more. We have worked and presented these workshops at notable places such as Esalen Institute, Omega Institute, Ojai Foundation, and the Bioneers conference.
11 – 12 LESSONS FROM THE `AINA:
REGENERATIVE AGRICULTURE Q & A WITH DASH AND PAUL
Dash and Paul are both practicing permaculturists and educators in Hawai`i. At HIP Agriculture, the mission Dash Kuhr inspires is to practice and teach ecologically conscious agriculture, empowering individuals and communities to cultivate alternative systems of living that restore human and environmental health. Also joining the panel

will be Paul Izak from Green Rows Farms in Waimanalo, O’ahu. This is your chance to ask specific questions about best practices for cultivating food and other plants in the tropics.
12 – 1 REGENERATIVE INVESTING
naturalinvestments.com Malaika Maphalala
Malaika Maphalala, an investment advisor with Natural Investments, will offer a presentation on the field of socially and environmentally responsible investing. Learn about what’s possible in terms of using our investment dollars as a tool to both build wealth and create positive change in the world. In particular, she will focus on the emerging field of Regenerative Investing: investment that supports the regenerative capacity of communities and ecosystems. She’ll share her interest in revolutionary economic models like microfinance and worker owned cooperatives, and inspiring projects connected to renewable energy, poverty alleviation, and regenerative agriculture.
Malaika Maphalala, an investment advisor with Natural Investments, will offer a presentation on the field of socially and environmentally responsible investing. Learn about what’s possible in terms of using our investment dollars as a tool to both build wealth and create positive change in the world. In particular, she will focus on the emerging field of Regenerative Investing: investment that supports the regenerative capacity of communities and ecosystems. She’ll share her interest in revolutionary economic models like microfinance and worker owned cooperatives, and inspiring projects connected to renewable energy, poverty alleviation, and regenerative agriculture.
1 – 2 GROW A COMPLETE DIET WITH PERMACULTURE: HAWAII`S TOP FOOD PLANTS FIELD TO TABLE
http://www.hawaii-permaculture-institute.weebly.com Wade Bauer
Will talk about the different plants and how to grow and use them.
Founder of Malama Aina Permaculture : Edible Landscape Design, Education, & Nursery. 15 + years teaching permaculture.
2 – 3 THE EGOSCUE METHOD OF POSTURAL ALIGNMENT: BODY SHOP 101
info@dragonseyecenter.org Kaika
Pete Egoscue is sounding the alarm. He asserts there is absolutely a clear, easy, tested, and inexpensive way to address the cultural insufficiency that funnels citizenry down a path of perscription drugs and multiple joint surgeries to address pain and injury. Learn the steps to prevention and repair in this 2 hour session. Guaranteed to turn your world of understanding upside down (or is that right side up?).
Kaika is a certified Postural Alignment Specialist, Level II with the Egoscue University. Her home base is the Vitality Naturopathic Clinic in Pahoa.

3 – 4 `AINA FARMERS FORUM & FLOW FEST ZERO WASTE
Scott Laaback, co-ordinator of Zero Waste for Flow Fest 2018, will share remarks about the philosophy and systems for handling waste at this year’s festival. He will then moderate a Q & A forum with several Hawai`i Island farmers.
4 – 5 INTENTIONAL COMMUNITY LIVING
5 – 6 AFRICAN SOUL JOURNEY AND DANCE
https://kageni.com Kageni
I will be taking the Audience on an African Soul Journey. This is a Guided Visualisation that takes you to Mother Africa. It is a deep Profound Healing Journey that many find answers, a Sense of Belonging and Clarity. The Journey is Accompanied by Beautiful African Music that Speaks to the Soul.
6:15 – 7:45 AFRO-CUBAN DRUMMING WORKSHOP
maurocapp@mac.com Maurizio Capparelli
Learn Afro-Cuban drumming and song with master drummer, Maurizio Capparelli.
The Rumba, traditional Cuban rhythms, are an intregal part of daily life in Cuban culture. The rhythms are played in spiritual ceremony and praise, as well as in the streets for celebration and gatherings.
Maurizio has studied traditional Afro-Cuban percussion and song for over 25 years
with master drummers and singers from Cuba, including members of Los Munequitos deMatanzas, Sandy Perez, Alex Acuña, Ray Gonzales, Lazaro Gallaraga and more. He has an extensiveknowledge of santeria music, Cuban rumba and cantos (song).
8:00 – 8:15 KUMSA MAPHALALA TRIO
Kumsa was born and raised in Puna, learning the fine and circus arts at Dragon’s Eye Learning Center and at HICCUP Circus. She has since become a professional contortionist, circus arts performer, and graduate of the School of Rock in Portland, OR, where she was a member of the house band. She shares with us three or four of her original compositions, accompanied by Diga Kern on piano and Adele Wynne on violin.
8:15 – 10:00 KUNZWANANA MARIMBA ENSEMBLE
Yet another lively, uplifting set of acoustic dance music, celebrating our blessings and consolidating our resolve for the hard work ahead on our beleaguered, beloved planet!

8 – 9 HOT, HIP, AND HOLY: A JIVAMUKTI YOGA WORKSHOP http://www.jivamuktiyoga.com Banka
This workshop will include; Asana(postures), Pranayama (breath work), Mantra Chanting, Dhyana(Meditation),hands on Asssits and an an uplifting playlist.
I am a Certified: Advanced Jivamukti Yoga Teacher. I teach at Kalani, and Balancing Monkey in Hilo. i sub at Hawaiian Sanctuary and Yoga Centered. I create monthly Jivamukti Yoga Workshops at Kalani and will be leading a 5 day Jivamukti Yoga Retreat at Kalani in 2018. I have taught at: The Kalani Yoga Festival, Burning Man, The Omega Ecstatic Chant Festival, and at a Jivamukti Yoga Retreat at The Yoga Barn in Ubud, Bali. I assist my teachers, Shri Sharon Gannon & Shri David Life every year for 6 weeks at their hOMe in New York.
9 – 10 STOP FOSSIL FUELS
stopfossilfuels.org Norris Thomlinson
Regeneration of communities — whether human or the larger ecological webs in which we play one part — depends not just on social justice work and traditional environmental restoration. Fossil fuels are hurtling us into catastrophic climate change, and they allow industrial agriculture, fishing, logging, and mining to degrade the planet far faster than concerned citizens can heal it. Metaphorically, we’re faced with a forest fire of massive proportions. While many of us are scrambling at the edges, doing our best to put out some of the flames and plant into the scorched earth left behind, corporations send cargo plane after cargo plane to dump uncountable gallons of gasoline across the land. Governments subsidize the corporations, while criminalizing many of our most promising techniques for sustainability. Regeneration can’t occur at scale until the mass destruction of the dominant culture is stopped. My presentation will explore in further detail the urgency of stopping the flow of fossil fuels, a realistic plan for doing so, and how grassroots efforts to rebuild communities of life can at last flourish in a post carbon world.
Political and permaculture activist for 10 years, learning the harsh limitations of what individuals can accomplish by trying to merely “walk away” from the system. Member and organizer for nearly 5 years with Deep Green Resistance, the only organization advocating for dismantling industrial infrastructure in conjunction with restoration work.
10 – 11 MALAMA O KA `AINA
https://malamaopuna.org/keauohana Jaya
Presentation about lowland vegetation issues in Hawaii Importance of taking care of our local native rainforest to sustainability.
11 – 12 LIVE MUSIC YOGA

12 – 1 HUMANDALAS
humandalas.com Daniel Levy
HuMandalas are a sacred geometry inspired, group movement meditation, using connection, toning and visualization to empower intention and get more in sync with other people & nature.
Daniel Levy had divine inspiration in 2005, leading to the development & sharing of HuMandalas. HuMandalas Cards are a tool, created by Daniel, to allow one to learn this activating 5 step technique and inspire more connection in daily life. He currently lives with his wife & daughter on the Big Island in Hawaii and shares a workshop at Flow Fest every year. See HuMandalas.com for more info & tutorials.
1 – 3 ROOTS RECORDING WORKSHOP
http://rootsrecordingretreat.com Tubby Love and Amber Lily
Tubby and Amber facilitate roots recording workshops on Maui, described as “The magic that happens when 25 artists from all backgrounds, cultures and levels of fame come together with 5 producers in 4 days to create a song a day based on issues of our times can only be felt and heard and witnessed.” They will share a special 2 hr. session Sunday afternoon at Flow Fest.
3 – 4 HOW TO MAKE BIOCHAR WITH A SHOVEL AND A MATCH: (AND HOW TO MAKE YOUR SOIL WORK BETTER)
https://pacificbiochar.com Josiah Hunt
We will make biomass charcoal with local resources, and while doing that, we will discuss at least a dozen ways it can be best used on the farm to manage wastes and improve soils.
Josiah Hunt graduated from UH Hilo with a BS in Agroecology and Environmental Quality. From his
rural home farm on the Big Island of Hawaii he has helped to pioneer methods for biochar
production, processing, and application in farming systems using organic and biological approaches since 2008. He is currently CEO of Pacific Biochar Benefit Corporation
4 – 5 CIRCLE OF SOVEREIGNS Gene Tamashiro
https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100012536948912
Circle of Sovereigns: The Circle of Sovereigns was established to help restore truth, justice, and harmony in our beloved Hawai’i nei. All People, no matter what political venue or social perspective are welcome. We are strong in our unity and diversity. Together we secure a pono and good future for our keiki and the future generations. We do not recognize the corporate entities, United States Federal Corporation or State of Hawai’i as having lawful jurisdiction over the Hawaiian Islands. Indeed, the corporate

fiction entities cannot prove with factual evidence any lawful jurisdiction over Hawai’i. Come now… Hawaiians of all colors, working together and building trust, in Truth and Love, to correct, heal, and restore with ALOHA… Lawful remedy already exists, we just have to exercise our inalienable right.
A sovereign man or woman is not under the lawful authority of any other. A sovereign is free as long as he/she abides by the Natural/Holy/Universal Law.
Our 3 tenets: Be Truthful. Do No Harm. Honor Your Word
Community activist researching and organizing around Natural Law for 6 years. Recently spent 30 days in jail for the cause, for holding a State of Hawai’i judge accountable to due process.
5 – 6 THE BLOSSOMING OF NATURE’S RIGHTS:
SEWING THE SEEDS OF CHANGE INTO THE FABRIC OF COMMUNITIES
http://www.celdf.org Elizabeth Dunne
This interactive presentation is about why Nature and local communities should have recognized rights. The current mainstream legal (and, therefore, societal) structure treats Nature as property and constrains local communities from taking measures to advance people’s civil, political, and environmental rights, and ignores the rights of Ecosystems to exist, flourish and naturally evolve. The presentation will explore the assumptions and limitations of our current legal structure and encourage visionary restructuring so that society’s legal framework moves to align with the reality and wisdom of the interconnection between humans and all life on earth. Countries around the world are beginning to recognize Nature herself as having rights. Participants will leave energized with ideas of how to encourage a shift to a more holistic paradigm that mirrors our intuitive relationship with the world.
Elizabeth Dunne has been an activist, environmental lawyer, and permaculturalsit for over 15 years, the majority of which have been in the Hawaiian islands. I work with communities around the country saying yes to their own rights to a clean and healthy environment, and yes to recognizing the rights of natural communities and ecosystems. I’m currently counsel for a small township that has recognized the rights of nature and said no to the disposal of toxic fracking waste threatening their water supply and watershed. The communities fight has been documented in YES magazine and by Rolling Stone, which recently covered the court’s decision to sanction me and my co-counsel for representing the community against the oil and gas industry and arguing for a good faith change in the law that recognizes the rights of communities to say “Yes” to their environmental rights and to the rights of ecosystems and “No” to corporations engaged in environmentally harmful activities. (www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the- rights-of-nature-movement-goes-on-trial-w515299).