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Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Study Shows how Coral Death Hype can be used to Gain Control of Your Land
By News Release @ 1:12 PM :: 4531 Views :: Environment, Land Use

Water flow and sediment monitoring on coral reefs off the island of Lāna‘i provides conservation projects with guide for Ridge-to-Reef Management....

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Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Bed Bugs—Honolulu Slips to 49th Place
By News Release @ 9:53 PM :: 4412 Views :: Environment, Hawaii Statistics

Last year we were 42nd ....

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Friday, January 8, 2016
Lawsuits Have Consequences: Aloha To Hawaii Sugar
By Robert Thomas @ 5:43 PM :: 6950 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Land Use

Since about the 1970's, sugar plantations have been legal pariahs....

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Thursday, January 7, 2016
Oregon Standoff: Cooperative Management vs Federal Control
By Video @ 4:26 AM :: 5718 Views :: Environment, Land Use, Second Amendment

Full Transcript of Rep. Greg Walden (R-OR) Floor Speech January 5, 2016....

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016
VIDEO: Hawaii Water Law In A Nutshell
By Robert Thomas @ 9:38 PM :: 5305 Views :: Environment, Land Use

If you want a crash course in Hawaii's unique (some would say weird) water law, you can't do better than this video....

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016
VIDEO: “Lessons Learned” from Turtle Bay
By Video @ 9:33 PM :: 5661 Views :: Environment, Hawaii State Government

"Public-Private partnerships are really hard."

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Wednesday, January 6, 2016
A&B to Shutter State’s Last Cane Plantation
By News Release @ 5:36 PM :: 7263 Views :: Maui County, Environment, Agriculture

...“We are happy" -- Burning Anti-Cane Activists ....

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Monday, January 4, 2016
Alleged Monk Seal Harasser Sues Police over Arrest
By Selected News Articles @ 4:50 PM :: 5366 Views :: Environment, Police

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration volunteers, who shot the video, called police and told them he was "sitting next to the seal and possibly was harassing the seal,"....

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Bizarre News: State Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Hoopili
By Andrew Walden @ 8:47 PM :: 6519 Views :: Environment, Development, Rail

Justices ruled 4-1 that the Hoopili development can proceed....

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Saturday, December 5, 2015
NASA: Antarctic ice growth causing Sea Levels to DROP
By Jack Dini @ 4:55 PM :: 4783 Views :: Environment

NASA has published a study in the Journal of Glaciology showing that overall Antarctic ice increased by 112 billion tons per year....

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015
DLNR Slaps Down Anti-Aquarium Nuts (again)
By News Release @ 3:47 AM :: 4933 Views :: Environment, Small Business

"Commercial aquarium fish collecting, in fact, does not occur to any great extent off most of the Hawaiian Islands...."

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Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Voting Begins for Maunalua Bay Advisory Committee
By News Release @ 10:00 PM :: 3446 Views :: Environment

July, 2015: East Oahu: 400 Testify Against Federal Takeover of Maunalua Bay....

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Sunday, November 8, 2015
Biofuel Shell Game: How Giant Diesel Plant Became part of Hawaii's 'Clean' Energy Future
By Andrew Walden @ 7:33 PM :: 8411 Views :: Energy, Environment, Cost of Living

Here's the trick.  The 'second' biofuel plant will soon be the 'only' biofuel plant....

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Saturday, November 7, 2015
What Does "Waikiki" Mean? - Variances, Safety Valves, And A "Hawaiian Sense Of Place"
By Robert Thomas @ 9:17 PM :: 6964 Views :: Environment, Development, Tourism

...Justice Pollack benchslapped the Department on each of the three variance standards....

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Friday, November 6, 2015
On Keystone: The President Has Thrown Working People Under the Bus of His Legacy
By News Release @ 7:50 PM :: 4592 Views :: Environment, Labor

After a seven-year circus of cowardly delay, the President's decision to kill the Keystone XL Pipeline is just one more indication of an utter disdain and disregard for salt-of-the-earth, middle-class working Americans....

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Friday, October 30, 2015
Aha Moku Advisory Committee Hosts Public Meetings to Draft Rules
By News Release @ 2:26 AM :: 4810 Views :: Environment, Land Use

...as it develops and adopts rules for its operation and administration....

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Thursday, October 29, 2015
NYT: The Reign of Recycling
By NCPA @ 2:13 PM :: 3945 Views :: Environment

Despite decades of exhortations and mandates, it's still typically more expensive for municipalities to recycle household waste than to send it to a landfill....

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Sunday, October 25, 2015
Pesticide Case by Hawaii Banana Workers Revived
By Selected News Articles @ 11:56 AM :: 5799 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Labor

The Dole fruit and Dow chemical companies must face a lawsuit from migrant farm workers who claim they were harmed by a pesticide, the Hawaii Supreme Court ruled....

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Sunday, October 25, 2015
Applications Sought for DLNR Hawaii Island Advisory Council
By News Release @ 2:55 AM :: 5868 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Second Amendment

Completed applications must be received by December 22, 2015....

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Sunday, October 18, 2015
Taxpayers Also on the Hook for VW Diesel Dupe
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 4832 Views :: Environment, Tax Credits

...the Energy Policy Act of 2005 extended an existing green vehicle tax credit to the new breed of diesels....

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Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Victory for Local Food: Hawaii’s $100M Longline Fishery Reopens
By News Release @ 7:10 PM :: 5233 Views :: Environment, Small Business

Since Aug. 5th, the 145 active vessels in the Hawaii longline fleet have been prohibited from catching bigeye tuna....

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Saturday, October 10, 2015
Court Slaps Down Federal Grab for Control of State Waters
By Selected News Articles @ 12:27 AM :: 3295 Views :: Environment

Several states opposed the stay, including Hawaii...

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Friday, October 2, 2015
New Hawaii Endangered Species Listings Set Stage for Federal Ecosystem Control
By Selected News Articles @ 1:39 PM :: 4716 Views :: Environment, Land Use

The proposed species occupy 11 types of ecosystems....

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Thursday, October 1, 2015
EPA, State, Navy Agree to upgrade Red Hill storage tanks
By News Release @ 9:17 PM :: 4730 Views :: Environment, Military

EPA, State of Hawaii negotiate final settlement with U.S. Navy to upgrade Red Hill storage tanks....

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Tuesday, September 29, 2015
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Protections for 49 Species in Hawaii
By News Release @ 3:40 AM :: 3518 Views :: Environment

The Service will not be designating Critical Habitat areas for these species at this time due to insufficient information....

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Monday, September 28, 2015
Feds to Cut off Funds: Hawaii DoH Fails to Spend $33M Federal Water Grants, Illegally Pools Money with DoT
By News Release @ 3:04 PM :: 5105 Views :: Environment, Hawaii State Government

Hawaii had not met targets on some key items in the Notice of Non-Compliance corrective action plan....

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Sunday, September 27, 2015
UH Scientists: Pacific Sea Levels DROP, Causing Massive Coral Die off
By News Release @ 1:28 PM :: 5084 Views :: Environment
How can they spin a sea level DROP after hyping sea level RISE for so long?  Read this and see for yourself....
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Sunday, September 27, 2015
Alaska Rep Young Files Bill to Prevent Presidential Marine Monument Designations
By News Release @ 12:37 PM :: 4867 Views :: Environment, Small Business

President Obama may follow the example of his predecessor George W. Bush and unilaterally designate large swaths of coastal America as “national monuments.”....

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Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Public Comments Invited on Project to Erect Wall Around Ala Wai Canal
By News Release @ 11:49 PM :: 5281 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Tourism

The meeting will be held at Washington Middle School from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Weds Sept 30....

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Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Hawaii Hits Residents with Wave of New Bans
By Selected News Articles @ 4:19 PM :: 5783 Views :: Environment, Health Care, Law Enforcement
“There is absolutely no reason to ban e-cigarettes”
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Thursday, September 10, 2015
The Anti-GMO Club is a Danger to Native Hawaiian Forests
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:58 PM :: 6833 Views :: Environment, GMOs

...ohia trees are dying due to a fungal disease....

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Thursday, September 10, 2015
Where did our interisland ferry go?
By Rachelle Chang @ 4:53 PM :: 7444 Views :: Environment, Hawaii History, Jones Act

In the 1930s, residents and visitors could travel between Hawaii’s islands by boat....

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Thursday, September 3, 2015
Honolulu Recycling Plan Needs Revisions
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 4:26 AM :: 6243 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy, Environment

Paper and cardboard should go to H-Power....

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Friday, August 28, 2015
Federal Judge Blocks Federal Grab for Control of Waterways
By Robert Thomas @ 3:29 AM :: 4381 Views :: Environment

The Rule asserts jurisdiction over waters that are remote and intermittent waters....

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Thursday, August 27, 2015
Forbes: Fracking Is Our Clean Power Plan
By NCPA @ 4:17 PM :: 6085 Views :: Energy, Environment, Cost of Living

The U.S. already leads the world in carbon emissions reduction thanks to the increased use of natural gas obtained through fracking....

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Thursday, August 27, 2015
After Lying, Caldwell Admin Finally Admits Waikiki Flooding is Purely Due to City's own Incompetence
By Selected News Articles @ 2:00 AM :: 7835 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Tourism

... Caldwell 'Running from Controversy', 'Wasn't Around' During Crisis, 'Not the First Time' ....

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Smoke-Belching 'Biomass' Project Tops Hawaii 'Clean' Energy Leaderboard
By News Release @ 2:15 PM :: 6401 Views :: Energy, Environment

... Hu Honua is #1 ....

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Saturday, August 22, 2015
Federal Judge Orders EIS for Windfarms
By NCPA @ 4:19 PM :: 5250 Views :: Energy, Environment

The judge determined that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service was in violation of the National Environmental Policy Act when it issued 30 year permits to wind-energy companies without first conducting an environmental-impact assessment....

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Enviro Wars Episode IV: A New Court
By Robert Thomas @ 3:06 PM :: 5341 Views :: Environment, Judiciary

..."mission creep" could well set in....

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Sunday, August 16, 2015
Penny for Your Thoughts? No? How About 50 Million Then?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 4869 Views :: Environment, Tax Credits
Is that how we steward taxpayers’ hard-earned dollars?
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Friday, August 14, 2015
How Free Market Environmentalism is Transforming Parks
By NCPA @ 7:31 AM :: 3603 Views :: Environment

The U.S. Army managed Yellowstone and other national parks until the National Park Service was established in 1916....

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Wednesday, August 12, 2015
NOAA Proposes New Monk Seal Rules
By News Release @ 4:04 PM :: 4451 Views :: Environment, Small Business

Public comment period opens for NOAA’s proposed rule to protect marine mammals in international fisheries....

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Monday, August 10, 2015
DLNR Sets Public Meetings on Wildlife Action Plan
By News Release @ 12:31 PM :: 4705 Views :: Environment, Second Amendment

Hawai‘i State Wildlife Action Plan lays out the strategy and plans of DLNR and its partners to address the conservation needs of Hawai‘i’s native wildlife over the next 10 years....

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Friday, August 7, 2015
The Future of Hawaii Can’t Rest in a Protest
By Joni Kamiya @ 4:00 PM :: 7364 Views :: Environment, Higher Education, OHA, GMOs

Once again, the anti-TMT, anti-GMO, anti-everything folks are going to protest....

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015
Anti-Cane Burning Suit to be First Case Heard by Hawaii Environmental Court
By Andrew Walden @ 8:23 PM :: 7177 Views :: Maui County, Environment, Agriculture, Judiciary

Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Injunction will be heard by the Honorable Joseph E. Cardoza, Judge of the Environmental Court of the Second Circuit on September 16, 2015 at 9:30 a.m....

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Monday, August 3, 2015
Obama Announces Carbon Emission Standards for Power Plants
By News Release @ 9:24 PM :: 4662 Views :: Energy, Environment

All low-carbon electricity generation technologies, including renewables, energy efficiency, natural gas, nuclear and carbon capture and storage, can play a role in state plans....

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Sunday, August 2, 2015
VIDEO: What’s the Future of Maunalua Bay?
By Video @ 4:54 PM :: 3673 Views :: Environment

Complete video of Moanalua Bay Town Hall meeting ....

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Thursday, July 30, 2015
Molasses Spill Produces $15M Windfall for State
By News Release @ 12:06 AM :: 4657 Views :: Environment, Jones Act

"This is one of the largest settlements for an environmental violation in Hawaii’s history,” said Chin....

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Ward: NOAA should not be given cart blanche over Hawaii Waters
By Rep Gene Ward @ 4:30 PM :: 4212 Views :: Environment

...I believe the SSMA is written in a rather one-sided manner....

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Monday, July 27, 2015
Bottle Tax to be Cut by Half Cent
By News Release @ 9:56 PM :: 4828 Views :: Environment, Taxes

...the state’s redemption rate decreased from 72.6 percent in fiscal year 2014 to 68.4 percent in the last fiscal year, which ended in June 2015....

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