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Friday, October 7, 2016
Victory: Hawaii Supreme Court Approves Haleakala Solar Telescope
By News Release @ 3:01 AM :: 7941 Views :: Maui County, Environment, Higher Education, Land Use, OHA

By a 3-2 majority the court affirmed the state land board’s decision in 2012 to grant a permit to build the Telescope....

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Thursday, September 29, 2016
Feds Propose 49 New Endangered Species for Hawaii
By News Release @ 4:14 PM :: 4535 Views :: Environment, Land Use

10 insects and 39 plants ....

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016
City Negligent - Again - On Hanauma Bay
By Rep Charles Djou @ 3:14 AM :: 5374 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Ethics

...the City failing to follow through on the audit recommendations and court orders....

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Thursday, September 22, 2016
HIDOT Demands Money: Threatens to Cut off Lahaina
By News Release @ 1:37 AM :: 4780 Views :: Maui County, Environment

The state has estimated that it would cost around $800 million to realign and widen Honoapiilani Highway from Maalaea to the Lahaina bypass....

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Feds ‘Search for Solution to Hawaii’s Mosquito Problem’
By Selected News Articles @ 3:39 PM :: 6028 Views :: Environment, Health Care, GMOs
"We all must be diligent in the search for a solution to the mosquito problem that affects humans and animals alike."
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Tuesday, September 20, 2016
DLNR Helicopters to Eradicate More Sheep
By News Release @ 5:17 PM :: 5411 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment

...in the Mauna Kea Forest Reserve (Unit A), Mauna Kea Ice Age Natural Area Reserve (Unit K), Palila Mitigation Lands, and the Ka‘ohe Game Management Area (Unit G) on the island of Hawai‘i....

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Monday, September 12, 2016
Could genetically modified mosquitoes save Hawaii’s endangered birds?
By Selected News Articles @ 7:27 PM :: 4816 Views :: Environment, GMOs

Mosquitoes, which carry avian malaria, are a principal reason that just forty-two of more than a hundred species of native Hawaiian birds remain....

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Friday, September 9, 2016
Bag Ban: A Wealth Transfer from Customers to Big Grocers
By NCPA @ 5:32 AM :: 4964 Views :: Environment, Taxes

...retailers could gain an estimated $442 million in annual revenue from the sale of paper bags and reusable bags....

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Thursday, September 8, 2016
Papahanaumokuakea: The race for vast remote ‘marine protected areas’ may be a diversion
By Selected News Articles @ 10:17 PM :: 5109 Views :: Environment, Small Business

... Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument will be as big as France, Spain and Germany combined ....

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Thursday, September 8, 2016
Full Text: Ige Announces 10-Point ‘Biosecurity’ Plan
By News Release @ 5:57 PM :: 4101 Views :: Environment, Agriculture

...there are more than 8 million visitors annually....

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Victory: NOAA removes humpback from endangered list
By News Release @ 7:04 PM :: 4331 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...But Humpbacks are still protected against the murderous onslaught of anti-Superferry whale watching boats....

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Monday, September 5, 2016
Walter Ritte Teams up with Rich European Activists to save Hawaii’s Endangered Mosquitoes
By News Release @ 6:31 PM :: 5612 Views :: Environment, Ethics, GMOs

Zika is a highly-effective population control device ....

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Friday, September 2, 2016
Hawaii: Big marine protected areas 'could work against conservation'
By Selected News Articles @ 9:14 PM :: 5069 Views :: Environment, OHA

“…The Papahānaumokuākea marine park created by Barack Obama could end up as just a ‘paper park’, argue US and UK marine experts….”

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Friday, September 2, 2016
Visitors At The Volcano: Is The NPS Nuts?
By Robert Thomas @ 1:57 PM :: 4968 Views :: Environment, Tourism

... the "compensation culture" ....

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Fraud: Maui Glass Recycler Gets Year in Prison
By News Release @ 9:13 PM :: 5250 Views :: Environment, Ethics, Taxes

...Liu submitted false invoices to be paid from the state after being awarded a state contract to start a certified redemption center....

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Sunday, August 28, 2016
Na Pali Coast: DLNR Issues 13 More Tickets Just in Time for Waikiki Eco-Conference
By News Release @ 10:04 PM :: 6220 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Law Enforcement

...five Kauai-based conservation officers flew there in mid-August....

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Saturday, August 27, 2016
List of Road and Park Closures for Waikiki Eco-Conference
By News Release @ 3:18 PM :: 4959 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

The World Conservation Congress will be held in Honolulu from September 1-10, 2016, at venues including the Hawaii Convention Center and the Neal S. Blaisdell Center....

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Friday, August 26, 2016
Obama to Expand Papahanaumokuakea: OHA gets Co-Trustee’s Cut of the Green
By News Release @ 2:32 AM :: 5752 Views :: Environment, OHA

...a Co-Trustee position places OHA at all levels of decision making in the governance of Papahānaumokuākea....

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Saturday, August 13, 2016
Papahānaumokuākea: A Model for Everything Wrong in Hawaii Politics
By Keli'i Akina PhD @ 1:43 PM :: 5176 Views :: Environment, OHA, Small Business

Unnecessary division, stoked by ethnic, racial, and historical issues, pushed forward by an environmental movement that holds disproportionate influence in Hawaii (often heavily driven by mainland interests)....

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Thursday, August 11, 2016
Hunting, Farming & Fishing Association backs candidates who “help feed Hawaii”
By News Release @ 1:02 PM :: 7085 Views :: Environment, Politicians, Second Amendment, Small Business
“Our elected officials across the islands must work with local, state and federal governments to preserve and not restrict our rural Hawaii lifestyle.”
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Tuesday, August 9, 2016
Ige Appoints Nature Conservancy Employee to BLNR
By News Release @ 6:07 PM :: 4358 Views :: Environment, Land Use

...Ige announced the appointment of Samuel M. Gon III to the Board of Land and Natural Resources....

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Tuesday, August 9, 2016
$188K Cesspools: EPA Fines State, Counties
By News Release @ 4:04 AM :: 5673 Views :: Hawaii County , Maui County, Environment

EPA today announced separate agreements with the County of Hawai‘i, the County of Maui and the State of Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources to close illegal large-capacity cesspools....

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Sunday, August 7, 2016
Fishery Council Asks for Transparent Analysis of Proposed Marine Monument Expansion
By News Release @ 7:45 PM :: 5389 Views :: Environment, Small Business

The proposed monument expansion could prohibit commercial tuna fishing by U.S. vessels in two-thirds of U.S. offshore waters around Hawaii....

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Saturday, August 6, 2016
State Issuing Fines on City for Sewer Spill and Failure to Maintain Infrastructure
By News Release @ 8:05 PM :: 4034 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

...the inability of the mayor to address this infrastructure failure is clear negligence....

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Thursday, August 4, 2016
Maunalua Bay Recreation Advisory Committee Meets for First Time
By News Release @ 2:58 AM :: 2868 Views :: Environment

...first official meeting on Thursday, August 18 at 6 p.m. at Koko Head Elementary School....

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Monday, August 1, 2016
Papahānaumokuākea Expansion Public Meetings
By News Release @ 2:53 PM :: 4862 Views :: Environment, Small Business

Meetings set for Oahu and Kauai ....

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Sunday, July 31, 2016
A Dream and a Vision
By Joni Kamiya @ 5:46 PM :: 5573 Views :: Environment, Second Amendment, Small Business

...the Hunting, Farming, and Fishing Association....

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Hot Schools: DoE Prepares for Illness and Exhaustion
By News Release @ 11:12 PM :: 6082 Views :: Education K-12, Energy, Environment, Ethics

... Schools could have been cooled already but DoE insiders had to reward crony contractors so the keiki will just have to suffer until next year ....

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Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Papahanaumokuakea: OHA’s Power Grab will harm State's ability to continue trust responsibility to Native Hawaiians
By News Release @ 3:59 AM :: 7524 Views :: Environment, OHA, Small Business

Letter to Obama from Sen Akaka, Gov Cayetano, and Gov Ariyoshi ....

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Friday, July 22, 2016
DoH Socks Hawaii’s Last Cane Plantation with $600K Fine
By News Release @ 2:53 AM :: 5120 Views :: Energy, Environment, Agriculture

Suddenly biomass is not clean energy?

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Thursday, July 21, 2016
Papahanaumokuakea: Hawaii Fishermen get no response from Obama, Schatz
By News Release @ 5:25 PM :: 5114 Views :: Environment, Small Business

“As you yourself note, the Hawaii longline fishery uses ‘responsible and sustainable practices and has resulted in Honolulu’s recognition as one of the nation’s ten most productive fishing ports....’”

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Monday, July 18, 2016
EPA Imposes $425M in Costs on Tesoro, Parr Refineries
By News Release @ 5:58 PM :: 4241 Views :: Energy, Environment

Under the settlement, the two companies will spend about $403 million to install and operate pollution control equipment....

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Sunday, July 17, 2016
Sue and Settle Scheme Aims for Federal Control of Waters off Main Hawaiian Isles
By Selected News Articles @ 7:10 PM :: 3692 Views :: Environment

New York Eco-Lawyers sue their comrades in the NOAA.  The two sides will next collude in a 'settlement' to gain control of waters off Hawaii....

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Saturday, July 16, 2016
DLNR Seeks Nominations for Game Management Commission
By News Release @ 4:14 PM :: 4214 Views :: Environment, Second Amendment

House Bill 1041, establishing a statewide Game Management Advisory Commission was signed into law as Act 210, on July 5, 2016....

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Monday, July 11, 2016
Papahānaumokuākea: Schatz Absurdly Wrong
By News Release @ 8:18 PM :: 5852 Views :: Environment

Our fishermen are among the major fresh food producers for Hawai‘i, with about 80% of the catch consumed in our local communities....

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Friday, July 1, 2016
Ige Signs Cool Schools, Water Bills
By News Release @ 3:24 AM :: 4957 Views :: Education K-12, Energy, Environment

...HB 2569 (Act 176) which aims to expedite the goals of the Department of Education to cool Hawai‘i’s schools, reduce energy costs, meet Hawai‘i’s clean energy goals....

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016
DOCARE Chief Forced Out—Retaliation for Investigating DLNR Corruption, Theft of Guns
By News Release @ 2:59 AM :: 10595 Views :: Environment, Hawaii State Government, Law Enforcement

...in a June 16 letter, Case said she was not extending Friel's employment past his six-month probation period....

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Feral Cats Kill More Seabirds -- No Eradication Planned
By News Release @ 2:16 AM :: 4524 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

...Last week, researchers discovered the bodies of six endangered Hawaiian Petrels at a remote breeding colony in Hono o Na Pali Natural Area Reserve, Kauai....

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016
DLNR Closing Mauna Kea, Bringing in Helicopters for Sheep Eradication
By News Release @ 2:13 AM :: 5867 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Second Amendment

...aerial shooting from helicopters of feral goats, feral sheep, mouflon and mouflon/feral sheep hybrids....

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Sunday, June 19, 2016
Big Oil, OHA, and Brian Schatz team up to Give Hawaii Fishermen the Shaft
By Joni Kamiya @ 7:36 PM :: 6099 Views :: Environment, Greenmail, OHA

... big oil is funding these ocean closures worldwide ....

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Friday, June 10, 2016
Hawaii honey bee die-off points to likely culprits—Not pesticides, but varroa and viruses
By Selected News Articles @ 9:39 PM :: 4794 Views :: Environment, Agriculture

The focus away from pesticides as the primary driver runs counter to the narrative shaped over the past few years by high profile advocacy groups....

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Friday, June 10, 2016
Office of Maunakea Management: 16 Years of Stewardship
By News Release @ 8:31 PM :: 4939 Views :: Environment, Higher Education, OHA

Recent news making events have detracted from the great strides in the management of Maunakea....

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Friday, June 10, 2016
Hawaii Dairy Farms Publishes Draft Environmental Impact Statement
By News Release @ 5:15 PM :: 6365 Views :: Kauai County, Environment, Agriculture, Tourism

The findings of the Draft EIS demonstrate that Hawaii Dairy Farms will be protective of the environment and serve as a model for sustainable agriculture in the Islands.....

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Monday, June 6, 2016
Ignoring the Science: DLNR Hosts Confab on ‘Sea Level Rise Adaptation’
By News Release @ 6:26 PM :: 3644 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

... CLUE: Because Oahu is on an extinct volcano, the island is rising faster than the wildest projections of sea-level rise.  Al Gore just can't keep up with Madame Pele .... 

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Monday, June 6, 2016
Unanimous SCOTUS: You Can Judicially Challenge A Clean Water Act Jurisdictional Determination
By Robert Thomas @ 3:27 PM :: 4108 Views :: Environment, Agriculture

"...the consequences to landowners even for inadvertent violation can be crushing...."

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Wednesday, June 1, 2016
Petition: Save Hawaii Fisheries
By News Release @ 3:32 PM :: 5208 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Small Business

Petition the President of the United States to Not expand the outer boundary of the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Moument from 50 nautical miles out to 200 nautical miles....

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Thursday, May 12, 2016
Act 48: Enviro Disputes Go Directly to Supreme Court
By News Release @ 4:46 PM :: 5733 Views :: Environment, Higher Education, Judiciary, OHA

...contested case hearings before the commissions on Water Resource Management, Land Use, Public Utilities, the Hawai‘i Community Development Authority and cases involving conservation districts, to be directly appealed to the Hawai‘i Supreme Court....

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Monday, May 2, 2016
Renegades, Risks and Rewards of the Napali Coast
By Video @ 12:30 PM :: 3997 Views :: Environment

For decades, hippies seeking paradise have polluted the Napali Coast.  Now DLNR goes in to clean up their mess ....

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Friday, April 22, 2016
Zika: Pregnant Women Should Avoid Travel to American Samoa
By Selected News Articles @ 2:48 PM :: 5573 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Health Care

...When Zika makes it to Hawaii and destroys the tourism industry, remember the environmentalists and organic pseudo-farmers who refused to allow spraying....

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Thursday, April 21, 2016
Air Quality: Honolulu Makes ‘Cleanest Cities’ List
By News Release @ 3:44 PM :: 4638 Views :: Environment, Hawaii Statistics

"...only four cities—Burlington-South Burlington, Vt.; Elmira-Corning, N.Y.; Honolulu, Hawaii; and Salinas, Calif.—qualified for the 'cleanest cities' list in the "State of the Air' report...."

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