Sean Connelly is the author of Hawai’i Futures, an online resource for sustainable urbanism in Hawai’i. Born and raised on O’ahu, Sean earned a B.A. in environmental urban design and a doctorate of architecture from UH Mānoa. He is a research collaborator at the Columbia University Laboratory for Architectural Broadcasting, a research unit devoted to developing new forms of communication in architecture and urbanism. Based in Honolulu and New York, Sean brings his knowledge of Hawaiian culture and ecology to the conversation to empower communities, restore ecosystems, and secure local abundance for future generations.
Recorded at TEDxMaui 2013, held on January 13, 2013 at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center.