Cannabis & Hemp
Conference 2019

Kauai, Hawaii - September 21, 2019 - 10am - 6pm

Serving our community  bringing knowledge through action,  one event at a time...

A one day event showcasing vendor services and products, guest keynote speakers and panel discussions.

Embrace the wealth of knowledge and variety of new and innovative products, services and interests to grow and normalize cannabis on Kauaʻi.

You do not need a 329 card to attend! We invite you to come join us!


The Kauai Community Events Conference & Expo 2019 will include keynote speakers, panel discussions and the opportunity for attendees to ask questions. Hear from experts in their field and learn the truth about Cannabis and Hemp. This event features 15 speakers with more being added.

Journey Together… Learn ~ Network ~ Grow


10:00a - 10:10a
Intro & Blessing
10:10a - 10:30a
Justin Kollar, Kauai Prosecuting Attorney - The Changing Relationship Between Law Enforcement and Cannabis
10:30a - 11:00a
Senator Roz Baker
11:00a - 11:30a
Elaine Slavinsky, Director Pono Life & Resource Center - Cannabis for Seniors
11:30a - 12:15p
Michelle Tippens, Veterans Cannabis Alliance - PTSD
12:15p - 12:30p
Senator Mike Gabbard - "Sugarcane is out and Hemp is in!"
12:30p - 1:00p
Gary Hooser, H.A.P.A. (Hawaii Alliance for Progressive Action) - Engaging the legislative process and how to share the outcome
1:00p - 2:00p
Casey Rothstein, Green Aloha + Dispensary Tami Whitney, Department of Health - Patient Registry, 329 Cards, etc. Michele Nakata, Department of Health - Dispensary Licensing Program
2:00p - 3:15p
Growers Panel: In the grow room Josh Fukino, Kauai Kine Tim Connor, Garden Island Hydro - Pest & Disease -Plant Health Professor P, Dynasty Genetics Kalei, Hawaii Grow Guru Cassidy Granda, Mister C Seeds
3:15p - 3:45p
Marghee Maupin, Marghee's Mobile Medical - Health Benefits of Cannabis
3:45p - 4:30p
CBD Panel: Lana Papke, Global CBD - CBD / Jaime Means, Hawaii Cannabus - CBD / Bo LeGrand, Edibles Magazine - CBD / Matthew Brittain
4:30p - 6:00p
Hemp Panel: Ray Maki, Kauai Permaculture - Marketing, Cultivation, Law / Yoshito L'Hote / River Young
Justin Kollar
Prosecuting Attorney for the County of Kauai
Elaine Slavinsky
Director, Pono Life Sciences Education and Resource Center
Tim Connor
Garden Island Hydro
Josh Fukino
Kauai Kine
Senator Rosalyn Baker
Hawaii Cannabis Legislation
Ray Maki
Permaculture Kauai
Margee Maupin
Margee’s Mobile Medical
Casey Rothstein
Green Aloha Dispensary
Lana Papke
Global CBD
Gary Hooser
Pono Hawaii Initiative
Senator Gabbard
O`ahu District 20

Panel Topics

2019 Kauaʻi Health Trend

How can CBD help improve your health?

Cannabis Education for Seniors

Does the negative stigma of cannabis prevent you from learning more? Listen to testimonial(s) of how Cannabis has improved quality of life for the senior community.


About your grow? Let’s Q&A about it!

Industrial Hemp

Sugar cane IS OUT and Hemp is IN! Come find out the future of Hemp farming on Kauaʻi! We will have a panel discussion on Laws, Cultivation & Marketing.

Political Updates

A legal look into the Cannabis industry with County, State, Federal representatives.

Medical Checklist

All you need to know about Hawaiʻi’s 329 medical marijuana program & Kauaʻi’s dispensary system.


Hilton Garden Inn Kauai at Wailua Bay boasts a beachfront location on scenic Wailua Bay, just a short drive to Kapaa town and five miles from Lihue Airport
Hilton Garden Inn Kauai Wailua Bay
3-5920 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaʻa, HI 96746


Mahalo to our sponsors