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Jack Johnson, Eddie Vedder To Headline Fourth Annual Kokua Festival

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snipshot_e4nwpsht9ox.jpgEveryone’s favorite surfer-musician, Jack Johnson, will be hosting the Fourth Annual Kokua Festival with Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam. The festival benefits the Kokua Hawaii Foundation, a non-profit organization founded by Jack and Kim Johnson to support environmental education programs in Hawaii. According to the website, the funds raised from the Kokua Festival will be “used to further support school recycling on Oahu, sponsor field trips and curriculum, and develop the new farm-to-school program ‘AINA in Schools.”

In addition to Jack and Eddie, troubadour Matt Costa, and local Island favorites: Ernie Cruz Jr., and the Girlas will also make appearances. For the first time every, MySpace will make it easy for you to enjoy the concert by broadcasting the performances live on the official site this weekend, April 21st and 22nd.

Not only does the concert directly benefit environmental causes, but it also strives to reduce the impact of such a gathering with eco-friendly initiatives. From the site,

“The Kokua Festival aspires to reduce its environmental impact by offsetting the festival’s emissions, running generators and festival vehicles on bio-diesel, recycling, using biodegradable concession ware, and offering eco-friendly merchandise including reusable totes, bottles, and organic cotton clothing. Fans are encouraged to make an “Earth Day Resolution” to reduce their environmental impact leading up to the festival and throughout the year.”

Rockin’. Jam with Johnson this coming weekend — hit the jump for more!

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