What We Do

Our mission is to restore degraded lands and to develop demonstrative & educational resources exploring regenerative design.

Who We Are

A Honolulu-based nonprofit organization founded to share regenerative design education, systems & working models in the Asia-Pacific region.

Resources

Permaculture related items to watch, read, and click through indefinitely

APCRD Blog

Infrequent APCRD updates, event listings, and pertinent bycatch from the net.

What We Do

Hunter Heaivilin

Hunter Heaivilin holds degrees in Tropical Forest Ecosystem and Agroforestry Management, and Sustainable Community Development. He has worked and taught on projects throughout Hawaii, the Caribbean, Southeast Asia, and South America. He is lead designer at his consultancy firm Pono Permaculture and the coordinator of the Oahu Farm to School Network. He recently completed his Masters of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Hawaii with a research focus on policy levers to support urban agricultural programming in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Who We Are

Matthew Lynch

Matthew Lynch is founder of the Asia-Pacific Center for Regenerative Design, a Honolulu based nonprofit. His work implements permaculture design principles in a broad range of community projects from Mongolia to Australia and throughout the Pacific, from building resilience through food security, to sustainable economic development. His talent for energizing communities and individuals has re-humanized urban and institutional systems in the developing and developed worlds, and works towards restoring & regenerating the ecological systems upon which these social systems depend.

Donna Lay

Donna Lay was the Owner-Operator of a popular vegetarian, natural foods restaurant in northern Arizona prior to moving to Hawaii, where she continues her work as a community activist. She currently serves as the President of Transition Oahu. She was one of the first certified GREEN real estate brokers in AZ, holds her EcoBroker® designation, and has an interest in low-impact real estate development which express permaculture design principles and steward their natural resources. She is the administrative angel of APCRD!

APCRD Blog

2015 Monthly Permaculture Design Course
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2015 Monthly Permaculture Design Course

ABOUT THE PERMACULTURE DESIGN CERTIFICATE COURSE This course has truly transformed the lives & enhanced the careers of thousands of people around the world. Learn this holistic design system based on care of the Earth and its inhabitants, and efficient use of natural resources. Even in the most difficult conditions, permaculture empowers people to transform […]
APCRD announces daily drop-in attendance option at 2014 Waimanalo PDC
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APCRD announces daily drop-in attendance option at 2014 Waimanalo PDC

In response to the number of inquiries for a daily attendance option for the Permaculture Design Certificate course, APCRD invites all interested parties to review the daily course schedule and register below for the days you are interested in attending:   Full daily schedule here (click twice to zoom in): Click here to RSVP and register which days you […]