Kahuku

Photo: Bob Linsdell, Kamehameha Highway Hawai’i – The community of Kahuku is located northwest from Laie and east from Kuilima and Kawela Bay along Kamehameha Highway (Route 83). In the Hawaiian language, ka huku means “the projection”, presumably a reference to Kahuku Point nearby, the northernmost point of land on the island of Oahu. Elsewhere on …

Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities

Poster Planeta.com’s Food, Health, and Cultivating Communities continuing conversation highlights local food and slow food and everything delicious. Discussion continues on a number of social web channels, including Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, and YouTube. (La conversación continua sobre alimentación, salud y cultivo de comunidades de Planeta.com destaca la comida local, la comida lenta y todo lo delicioso. …

Community-Driven

Adjectives Community-Driven = Process by which communities direct, guide, and benefit from initiatives Questions What is community-driven tourism? How community-driven is community tourism? Elsewhere on the Websome-communities-are-destroyed-by-tragedy-and-disaster-others-spring-back-heres-what-makes-the-difference? DevelopmentCommunity-driven development (CDD) is a development initiative that provides control of the development process, resources and decision making authority directly to groups in the community.- Wikipedia Community-Driven Development …

Las Vegas Strong #VegasStrong

Poster Las Vegas – October 1, 2017 marked the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. Other outlets have more details of the attack, and we are keeping an eye on developments and the responses to this tragedy. The toll from the attack: 58 people killed, 527 people injured. Las Vegas is a city built on …

Community Tourism

Buzzwords Community Tourism =  travel to communities (often rural, and economically marginalized) in which locals sell food, accommodation, guided visits, and folk art Questions Semantics – what is the difference between community tourism and community-based tourism? Any recommended reports, publications, photos with a Creative Commons license permitting republication and translation? Questions for Community Tourism Services …

Community Tourism Links

Buzzwords Links related to community tourism Encuentro Digital de Turismo Comunitario Latinoamericano September 28 – October 15, 2020congreso.komutravel.comyoutube.comdrive.google.com Google DocsRecommendations for communities making the most of travel and tourism Questions for Community Tourism Services Does the project have pages/accounts on the social web? Does the project have print materials? Does the project have information in …

Border Community Alliance

Elsewhere on the Web Border Community Alliance – bordercommunityalliance.org – fosters community through education, collaboration and cultural exchange in the borderlands region of Southern Arizona and Northern Sonora, Mexico. “We are inspired to share with the public the good news of civil society in the international borderlands region.” Key Links bordercommunityalliance.org Facebook @BorderCAlliance Recommended Listening …

Community

Buzzwords Community = a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common Features Community-Driven Community Spread Master-Planned Community Community Supported Agriculture Community Tourism Places Las Vegas Community Healing Garden Planeta.com People Responsible Travel Week

Just Add Water Street #JAWSNV

Poster Henderson, Nevada – This is clever — a community event on the last Friday of the month (a week before First Friday in downtown Las Vegas) — tiled JAWS, short for Just Add Water Street, aka the locale in downtown Henderson. Hashtag: #JAWSNV. The festival runs from 7pm-10pm and entrance to the event is free. …