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Friday, September 5, 2014
VIDEO: 'Biblical' Spawning Event on Hawaii Reefs
By Video @ 5:30 PM :: 5667 Views :: Environment, Small Business

Scuba divers and aquarium fisherman have noted throughout the islands have noticed that there has been major increases in new juvenile fish populations over the past months....

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Saipan Gets better Representation than American Samoa
By Selected News Articles @ 8:04 PM :: 5740 Views :: Environment, National News, Small Business

...“this is certainly the most important congressional group to visit the Northern Marianas at one time.”....

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Monday, August 11, 2014
Is There Any Benefit to Plastic Bag Bans?
By NCPA @ 4:14 PM :: 3928 Views :: Environment

...paper and reusable bags use more energy and release more greenhouse gas emissions than plastic bags....

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Saturday, August 9, 2014
Video: Iselle Hits Mountains, Disintegrates
By Video @ 3:40 AM :: 4545 Views :: Environment

...The radar loops show the destruction of the hurricane mass as it tries and fails to ride up the south slope of Mauna Loa....

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Thursday, August 7, 2014
UPDATE: Iselle Hits -- Julio Coming Sunday
By News Release @ 7:36 PM :: 8763 Views :: Environment

MAX SUSTAINED WINDS 70 KT WITH GUSTS TO 85 KT....

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Sunday, July 27, 2014
Kauai Diary Farm Changes Plan After Protests by Luxury Resorts, Sierra Club, and Surfrider
By News Release @ 4:22 PM :: 6900 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Tourism

The first phase starts with 650-699 cows....

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Friday, July 25, 2014
Obamacare, Tuna Zone: Humiliation for American Samoa Delegate
By News Release @ 7:57 PM :: 5234 Views :: Environment, National News

...imagine the humiliation when, without any prior consultation with him, Obama announced a move that could have enormous ramifications for the fishing industry that is the foundation of the territory’s private sector....

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Disgusting Hepatitis Infected Organic Food Leads to Lawsuit
By News Release @ 12:06 AM :: 4792 Views :: Environment, Health Care

Hepatitis A, which causes severe gastrointestinal illness and, in severe cases, liver failure and death, incubates in the human body for between 15 and 50 days....

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Sunday, July 20, 2014
Hawaii Convenes First Marine Resources Enforcement Conference
By News Release @ 2:42 AM :: 5809 Views :: Environment, Judiciary, Law Enforcement

Officers, Prosecutors, Lawmakers and Conservationists Meet at UH Law School....

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Friday, July 18, 2014
Ocean Patch Claims Are 99.5% Garbage
By Selected News Articles @ 3:29 PM :: 4716 Views :: Environment

Media exaggerated the patch size by a factor of more than 200....

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Thursday, July 17, 2014
Obama, Pacific Islands Leave US Tuna Fleet 'without fishing access to the Pacific Ocean'
By News Release @ 2:35 PM :: 4527 Views :: Environment, Small Business

“Protected Monument Marine Parks,” without consultation with industry or science, has created an environment of increased pressure to secure fishing access within the remaining ocean....

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Friday, July 11, 2014
Do you Support Regulating Plate Lunch Containers?
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 6:05 PM :: 4598 Views :: Environment, Small Business

Two important bills the Council is reviewing may affect these items....

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Friday, July 11, 2014
The Sky Fell last month, but almost nobody noticed
By Selected News Articles @ 4:59 AM :: 3517 Views :: Environment

The sky fell on Hawaii last month, all because carbon dioxide levels peeped above the much-hyped 400 ppm hurdle....

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Hawaii Under Attack From The Air!
By Robert Thomas @ 4:40 AM :: 5328 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...from some of the reaction we're seeing, you might think the Imperial Japanese Navy was once again off of our fair shores....

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Friday, July 4, 2014
Alaska Rep Young Legislation Blocks Presidential Power to Lock Away Oceans
By News Release @ 4:55 AM :: 3527 Views :: Environment

Bill Would Require Congressional Approval for Marine Monument Declarations....

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Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Rep Hastings: Obama's Ocean Zoning Will Shut Down Tuna Fishery
By News Release @ 9:29 PM :: 7506 Views :: Environment, National News, Economy

...in the not-too-distant future all of America’s tuna will be caught by foreign vessels....

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Monday, June 9, 2014
Court: No EIS Required For Haleakala Telescope
By Robert Thomas @ 9:12 PM :: 4950 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

...In Kilakila O Haleakala v. University of Hawaii the Hawaii Intermediate Court of Appeals rejected a challenge under Hawaii's environmental review statute....

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Friday, June 6, 2014
UHERO: The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Watershed Management
By UHERO @ 4:22 PM :: 3608 Views :: Environment

The removal of and protection against “bad” and "ugly" natural capital such as invasive plants and feral animals....

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Monday, June 2, 2014
Pentagon wrestles with false climate predictions as military funds shifted to green agenda
By Selected News Articles @ 2:34 PM :: 5795 Views :: Energy, Environment, Military

Ten years ago, the Pentagon paid for a climate study that put forth many scary scenarios....

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Monday, June 2, 2014
Obama's Cap-and-Trade to Worsen Poverty
By NCPA @ 2:33 PM :: 5128 Views :: Energy, Environment, Cost of Living

...the EPA's new cap-and-trade regulations will make the poor a lot poorer....

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Saturday, May 31, 2014
Carroll Cox: Exposing the Dark Side of Paradise
By Grassroot Institute @ 2:39 PM :: 10194 Views :: DHHL, Environment, Ethics, First Amendment, Law Enforcement

Cox tells how he has literally risked life and limb in the pursuit of the truth behind crime and cover-ups in Hawaii government....

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Thursday, May 29, 2014
Obama Is Bypassing Congress Again. This Time It's Going to Cost You.
By Heritage Foundation @ 6:42 AM :: 4457 Views :: Energy, Environment

...the Environmental Protection Agency, which will release its carbon-dioxide regulations for existing power plants on Monday....

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Thursday, May 29, 2014
Aiea: More Condos, Fewer Traffic Lanes, and Toxic Waste
By News Release @ 3:24 AM :: 7342 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Development, Rail

...1,500 residential units in five towers will be the city’s first catalytic Transit Oriented Development project along the rail route....

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Wednesday, May 28, 2014
The Climate Moe'uhane in Hawaii
By Selected News Articles @ 4:29 AM :: 4823 Views :: Environment, Ethics

...there is only one region (Honolulu) in Hawaii that has records dating back "nearly a century"....

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Sunday, May 25, 2014
Hawaii's "Environmental Court" - A Bad Idea Whose Time (Apparently) Is Nigh
By Robert Thomas @ 8:13 PM :: 5742 Views :: Environment, Judiciary

...the only thing standing between the bill and the rest of us is Governor Abercrombie's veto pen....

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Thursday, May 22, 2014
Should Honolulu Ban Biodegradable Bags?
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 10:34 PM :: 5580 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Small Business

...Honolulu City Council’s Committee on Public Works and Sustainability held a hearing yesterday to discuss a proposal to expand the existing ban to include biodegradable bags....

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Sunday, May 18, 2014
The Turtle Bay Gut and Replace Bill
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 6126 Views :: Environment, Development, Hawaii State Government

...something remarkable happened in the last days of our legislative session....

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Thursday, May 8, 2014
The World's Resources Aren't Running Out
By NCPA @ 3:26 PM :: 5738 Views :: Energy, Environment, Agriculture

...the amount of land required to grow food has decreased by 65 percent over the last 50 years across the world....

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Thursday, May 8, 2014
The Many Problems with Ethanol
By NCPA @ 3:25 PM :: 5424 Views :: Energy, Environment, Agriculture

Just one 25-gallon tank of ethanol requires 450 pounds of corn -- the same amount of calories it would take to feed one person for an entire year....

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Wednesday, May 7, 2014
Well, I Guess Obama Hasn't Healed the Planet
By Heritage Foundation @ 6:12 AM :: 5394 Views :: Environment, Obama
“generations from now, we will be able to look back and tell our children that… this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal.”
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Thursday, May 1, 2014
Waste Management of Hawaii, others indicted for 2011 ocean contamination
By Malia Zimmerman @ 10:42 PM :: 5004 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

... 7.5 million gallons of contaminated water, toxic soil, trash, fecal matter and human medical waste poured into west Oahu’s ocean waters on Jan. 13, 2011 ....

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Thursday, May 1, 2014
Waimanalo Gulch Flooding: Federal Indictments Handed Down
By News Release @ 2:41 AM :: 5321 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

A federal grand jury in Honolulu returned a 13-count indictment today charging Waste Management of Hawaii Inc....

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Friday, April 25, 2014
Ige: Pay for Turtle Bay by Refinancing Hawaii Convention Center
By News Release @ 5:17 PM :: 6234 Views :: Environment, Development, Hawaii State Government

"It would be an opportunity for us to within the existing resources acquire the easement." --Ige

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Friday, April 25, 2014
Study: Biofuels Worse for Environment Than Regular Gasoline
By NCPA @ 4:09 PM :: 6758 Views :: Energy, Environment, Agriculture, Tax Credits

Biofuels made with corn residue actually release 7 percent more greenhouse gas....

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Wednesday, April 23, 2014
Cost Implications of GHG Regulation in Hawai‘i
By UHERO @ 8:58 PM :: 4234 Views :: Energy, Environment

...this finding would not hold if fuel prices were substantively lower than current levels, either from falling prices or fuel-switching to lower cost products....

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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Which kills more: ideology or religion?
By Selected News Articles @ 12:40 AM :: 17484 Views :: Environment, Religion
... the greens have topped them all ....
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Tuesday, April 22, 2014
What's Actually Good for the Environment May Surprise You
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:32 AM :: 4119 Views :: Energy, Environment

Here are two examples that may surprise you....

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Monday, April 21, 2014
Parties Reach Agreement in Na Wai Eha Water Flow Case
By News Release @ 8:58 PM :: 6401 Views :: Maui County, Environment, Agriculture

Under this agreement, more water will be returned to the streams of Na Wai ‘Eha, particularly to ‘Iao stream....

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Thursday, April 17, 2014
Abercrombie Inks Turtle Bay Plan: Give Developers $48.5M, Let them Build Two Hotels
By News Release @ 10:15 PM :: 5075 Views :: Environment, Development

Phase III is the middle portion of the property near the existing hotel where two additional hotels and amenities are planned....

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Friday, April 11, 2014
Using Property Rights in Fishery Management
By NCPA @ 1:36 PM :: 4688 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...each quota owner would have the right to a specific percentage of the total allowable catch (TAC) in the season....

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Thursday, April 10, 2014
Pine Introduces Legislation to Combat Illegally Dumped Sludge
By Councilmember Kymberly Marcos Pine @ 4:02 PM :: 5926 Views :: Honolulu County, DHHL, Environment

Bills 35, 36, and 37 were drafted in response to the rampant and illegal stockpiling and grading occurring throughout Leeward communities....

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Tuesday, March 25, 2014
Video: Are You Being Told The Truth About Plastic Bags?
By Video @ 12:45 AM :: 5877 Views :: Environment, Small Business

Watch our six minute movie and decide for yourself....

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Thursday, March 20, 2014
Own Ivory? 89% Chance You Won't Be Able to Sell it Legally if Clayton Hee Gets His Way
By News Release @ 9:43 PM :: 5990 Views :: Environment, Small Business, Tourism

Hawaii is the third largest retailer of ivory and ivory products in the nation....

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Friday, March 14, 2014
PUC chair, green activist under investigation, accused of violating HI conservation law
By Malia Zimmerman @ 4:47 PM :: 6295 Views :: Energy, Environment, Ethics

IRONY: PUC Commissioner Hermina Morita, adored by environmentalists, is facing fines for violating Hawaii conservation and zoning laws....

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Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Anti-science dominates Senate climate marathon
By Selected News Articles @ 4:20 PM :: 3779 Views :: Environment
"Whoever undertakes to set himself up as a judge of truth and knowledge is shipwrecked by the laughter of the gods."
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Monday, March 10, 2014
Brian Schatz Dances to California Billionaire's Tune
By News Release @ 4:41 AM :: 6550 Views :: Democratic Party, Environment, Politicians
...leading Democratic senators attended a fundraiser at billionaire Tom Steyer's San Francisco home. The event, for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, also featured former Vice President Al Gore....
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Thursday, March 6, 2014
Abercrombie Appoints Rep Wooley Director of Office of Environmental Quality Control
By News Release @ 9:19 PM :: 6979 Views :: Democratic Party, Environment, Hawaii State Government, Politicians

This is the same worthless job Abercrombie gave to shut Gary Hooser up back in 2011....

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Thursday, March 6, 2014
How Many Jobs Are Threatened by the EPA in YOUR District?
By Heritage Foundation @ 12:37 PM :: 5373 Views :: Environment, Labor, Small Business

Average of more than 770 jobs losses per congressional district....

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Tuesday, March 4, 2014
UHERO: Climate Change Behind Push for Water Conservation
By UHERO @ 11:20 PM :: 6108 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Agriculture

Drawdown of existing groundwater stocks is likely still decades away....

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Friday, February 21, 2014
Does Hawaii Need An "Environmental Court?"
By Robert Thomas @ 6:01 PM :: 5268 Views :: Environment, Judiciary

Looks like they're at it again, a solution in search of a problem....

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