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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 :: 5998 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 :: 4274 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 :: 3064 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 :: 5157 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 :: 6260 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 :: 6595 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 :: 8024 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 :: 5559 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 :: 5446 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 :: 4586 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 :: 3934 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 :: 4547 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 :: 6193 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 :: 5322 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 :: 11174 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 :: 4863 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 :: 6356 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 :: 6577 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 :: 5147 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 :: 5228 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 :: 6828 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 :: 3877 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 :: 4666 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 :: 5567 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 :: 6215 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 :: 4207 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 :: 5972 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 :: 4926 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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Thursday, April 21, 2016
HB2501: A&B To Restore Eight Streams in East Maui
By News Release @ 3:16 PM :: 5058 Views :: Environment, Agriculture

... HB2501 Conference Committee meets today at 2pm, do the math ....

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Friday, April 15, 2016
Scientists use ‘assisted evolution’ in attempt to save coral reefs
By Selected News Articles @ 11:54 PM :: 3685 Views :: Environment, GMOs

…The Hawaii Institute of Marine Biology occupies its own tiny island in Kaneohe Bay, known as Moku o Lo‘e....

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Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Auditor: Kahoolawe Trust Fund Gone After 20 years Without a Plan
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 3:29 PM :: 5386 Views :: Environment, Hawaii State Government, OHA

...the Kaho‘olawe Rehabilitation Trust Fund will be depleted by FY2018....

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Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Bag Ban: Going Green Mindlessly
By Joni Kamiya @ 8:15 PM :: 4554 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...not only are thicker bags around, I’ve got a stock pile of paper bags now....

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Friday, April 8, 2016
9th Circuit Says Hawaii Cannabis Church Bogarted Evidence
By Robert Thomas @ 7:42 PM :: 7201 Views :: Environment, Land Use, Office of Elections, Drugs

Here's what we are reading today....

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Full Text: State Supreme Court Decides to allow Koa Ridge to be Built
By Andrew Walden @ 7:16 PM :: 5241 Views :: Environment, Development

The Hawaii State Supreme Court, in a 4-1 ruling this morning, has decided to allow Castle and Cooke to go ahead with its planned Koa Ridge development in Mililani....

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Saturday, April 2, 2016
Hawaii Urged to Prepare for Zika at CDC Summit
By Selected News Articles @ 5:50 PM :: 3970 Views :: Environment, Health Care

"...if we wait until the public is panicking because they're seeing babies born with birth defects, we will have waited too long...."

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Thursday, March 31, 2016
Feds Gain Control over 157,000 Acres in Maui County
By News Release @ 5:46 PM :: 5114 Views :: Environment, Land Use

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service today protected 157,000 acres of critical habitat for 125 species of plants and animals from the Hawaiian islands of Molokai, Maui and Kahoolawe....

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Monday, March 21, 2016
The hidden hand of the state is reaching for your car keys
By Grassroot Institute @ 5:39 PM :: 4453 Views :: Environment, Rail

...by 2028, every car sold in the state would have to be electric or hydrogen cell powered....

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016
HB2085: Ban Sale of Gasoline, Diesel Vehicles in Hawaii
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:55 AM :: 5603 Views :: Energy, Environment

...the state's plan to eliminate all ground transportation that uses fossil fuels....

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Saturday, March 12, 2016
Hawaii Cesspools: Tax Credit, Ban
By News Release @ 1:38 PM :: 3740 Views :: Environment

Ige has signed new Wastewater System rules that would ban new cesspools statewide....

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Friday, March 11, 2016
American Samoa Fights Feds for Fishing Zone
By Selected News Articles @ 2:58 PM :: 4147 Views :: Environment, Small Business

American Samoa says the U.S. government violated its sovereign rights by shrinking the zone around the territory....

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Thursday, February 25, 2016
PEW: Public support for environmental regulations varies by state
By Selected News Articles @ 5:32 PM :: 11982 Views :: Environment, Hawaii Statistics

At one end of the spectrum, fully 71% of those who live in the District of Columbia, 70% of those in Vermont and 68% of those in Hawaii said stricter environmental regulations are worth the cost....

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Saturday, February 20, 2016
Long Term Solutions for Coastal Highway Erosion
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 9:24 PM :: 3667 Views :: Environment

...extreme weather events can wash out portion of coastal highways.  This has happened several times on Oahu....

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Friday, February 12, 2016
Pounded by Schatz and Gabbard, Ige Finally Declares Dengue Emergency
By News Release @ 10:23 PM :: 4864 Views :: Environment, Health Care

The emergency proclamation will give the state access to the Major Disaster Fund, the option of waiving certain laws and regulations to expedite the outbreak response....

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Tuesday, February 9, 2016
Kenoi Declares Dengue Emergency, Ige Refuses
By News Release @ 4:39 PM :: 5630 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Health Care

...meanwhile Obama is seeking $1.8B in Zika funding....

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Monday, February 8, 2016
Are Electric Cars Really Green?
By Video @ 2:09 PM :: 5212 Views :: Energy, Environment
Are electric cars greener than conventional gasoline cars?
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Sunday, February 7, 2016
DLNR Sweeps Na Pali Coast--One Arrested, 70 Cited, Tons of Trash Airlifted Out
By News Release @ 6:06 PM :: 5072 Views :: Environment, Homelessness

...tons of junk flown from the camps by expensive helicopters will be stored for 30 days and unless rightful owners reclaim their items, they will be discarded....

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Friday, February 5, 2016
Hawaii Superferry Eyed for Maine-Nova Scotia Route
By Selected News Articles @ 8:51 PM :: 6294 Views :: Environment, Hawaii History, Hawaii State Government

...the USNS Puerto Rico is the ship being considered by Bay Ferries....

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Saturday, January 30, 2016
Apply Now for Vacant Seat: State Commission on Water Resource Management
By News Release @ 8:03 PM :: 4141 Views :: Environment, Hawaii State Government

Applications for a vacant position on the State Commission on Water Resource Management are now being accepted for a new term that will begin July 1....

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Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Humpback Go Back: Feds Back off of Grab for Hawaii Waters
By News Release @ 3:34 AM :: 3953 Views :: Environment

"...the Sanctuary will not have an expanded purpose...."

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Tuesday, January 26, 2016
Mauna Kea: DLNR to Shoot Sheep from Helicopters (again)
By News Release @ 2:18 AM :: 4275 Views :: Environment, Second Amendment

February 10 and 11, and May, 4 and 5, 2016....

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