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Monday, September 2, 2013
ILWU: An injury to one of our corporate employers is an injury to all?
By Selected News Articles @ 4:15 PM :: 6212 Views :: Environment, Development, Labor

"I'm going to f*** with the environmentalists even if I don't have a dog in the fight"

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Saturday, August 31, 2013
UH Manoa has New Trick to Justify Lack of Global Warming: Reverse Cause and Effect
By Selected News Articles @ 4:42 AM :: 4575 Views :: Energy, Environment

"Despite the continued increase in atmospheric greenhouse gas concentrations, the annual-mean global temperature has not risen in the twenty-first century challenging the prevailing view that anthropogenic forcing causes climate warming."

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Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Shark Attacks: DLNR Launches Two-Year Study
By News Release @ 3:23 PM :: 3888 Views :: Environment, Tourism

In 2013, there have been eight incidents, including four within the last month. Four of this year’s incidents occurred on Maui....

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Thursday, August 8, 2013
UHERO: Coastal Zone Management in Hawaii
By UHERO @ 5:01 PM :: 4901 Views :: Environment, Development

Hawaii has 750 linear miles of coastline....

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Wednesday, August 7, 2013
Climate Plan Would Kill Hundreds of Millions of Birds and Bats
By NCPA @ 2:52 PM :: 3964 Views :: Energy, Environment

U.S. wind turbines kill 1.4 million birds and bats every year, while producing just 3 percent of U.S. electricity....

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Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Senator Schatz Announces Polar Apocalypse
By AtomicMonkey @ 10:12 PM :: 5187 Views :: Environment, Politicians
According to Al Gore all of Greenlands ice is indeed gone, and all the polar bears are dead..
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Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Schatz Denounced by NASA Scientist, Another Embarrassment for Global Warming Activists
By Selected News Articles @ 4:11 PM :: 7229 Views :: Environment, Congressional Delegation, Politicians

...spokeswoman Xochitl Hinojosa stood by his comment....

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Friday, July 26, 2013
‘Sue and Settle’: Secret backroom deals by bureaucrats and enviros hurt economy
By Selected News Articles @ 4:47 PM :: 4702 Views :: Energy, Environment

Sue and Settle process has left Hawaii burdened with an EPA mandated ‘Regional Haze’ plan which forces human emitters to make up for emissions from Kilauea Volcano....

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Thursday, July 25, 2013
Abercrombie Signs Ocean Resources Management Plan
By News Release @ 9:02 PM :: 4899 Views :: Environment, Hawaii State Government

Tracking the success of the plan will be coordinated with the state Office of Information Management and Technology....

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Thursday, July 25, 2013
Hawaii, Guam, Am Samoa, NMI Question Proposed Listing of 66 Coral Species
By News Release @ 3:56 PM :: 4284 Views :: Environment
The Steering Committee for the Pacific Islands Regional Ocean Partnership (PROP) met last week in Honolulu....
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Thursday, July 25, 2013
PETA Attacks Hawaii Man Nearly Killed by Ahi
By News Release @ 2:43 AM :: 6745 Views :: Environment, Second Amendment

As Native Hawaiians and residents of Hawai‘i, we take serious offense at your public attack upon a local fisherman for catching ahi....

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Friday, July 12, 2013
Audit: Kahoolawe Money Gone After 18 years Without a Plan
By News Release @ 6:50 PM :: 7738 Views :: Akaka Bill, Environment, Military, OHA

...the impending total depletion of its trust fund....

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Thursday, July 11, 2013
Health Dep't Harasses Farmers for 'Fugitive Dust'
By News Release @ 9:21 PM :: 5994 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Small Business

...for causing or permitting visible fugitive dust to become airborne....

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Friday, July 5, 2013
Hawaii is #1 for Per-Capita Hepatitis Caused by Organic Food: 140 Infected Nationwide
By News Release @ 10:27 PM :: 5208 Views :: Environment, GMOs
Organic food is disgusting.  And it costs more.
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Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Hurricane? Honolulu 4th Most Overdue and Vulnerable
By Selected News Articles @ 6:56 PM :: 5431 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment, Hawaii Statistics

Evacuation time, 10 hours....

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Friday, June 28, 2013
Abercrombie Signs Four More Bills, Defends Shark Fin Ban
By News Release @ 10:33 PM :: 4642 Views :: Environment, Land Use

four bills related to land preservation, emergency medical services, small boat harbors and the Kahoolawe Island Reserve....

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Friday, June 28, 2013
Study: Most of Hawaii's commercial seafood is imported
By UHERO @ 3:29 AM :: 5168 Views :: Environment, Agriculture
Hawaii sits in the middle of the largest ocean on earth. So the majority of the seafood consumed on these islands must then come from local waters, right?
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Friday, June 28, 2013
Snakes in the Budget: Bite Estimated at $300M
By UHERO @ 3:06 AM :: 4127 Views :: Environment
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Wednesday, June 26, 2013
NRDC: Hawaii Ranked 4th in Beachwater Quality
By News Release @ 8:47 PM :: 4684 Views :: Environment, Tourism

3 beaches (1%) had more than 20% of their samples exceed state standard(s)....

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Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Things That Will Cost More Under Obama’s Climate Change Plan
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:34 PM :: 3179 Views :: Environment

But let’s pretend we were able to stop emitting all carbon immediately...The Science and Public Policy Institute found that the global temperature would decrease by 0.17 degrees Celsius—by 2100.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Obama Launches Campaign to Mock Global Warming Deniers into Submission
By AtomicMonkey @ 6:55 PM :: 3867 Views :: Environment
The earth has, in its past, been both a flaming inferno and a frozen blob. That's quite a range in climate even before humans were on the scene..
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Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Schatz “Mind Numbingly Stupid”
By Selected News Articles @ 5:37 PM :: 9057 Views :: Environment, Congressional Delegation, Politicians
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Tuesday, June 25, 2013
Obama Climate Policy: Poor Will be Hardest Hit
By NCPA @ 3:44 PM :: 3836 Views :: Energy, Environment

If President Obama’s proposed power plant emissions controls are enacted, it will destroy utilities burning coal, hike energy costs while making zero impact on earth’s climate...

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Monday, June 24, 2013
DLNR Seeks Savings on Dead Whales
By News Release @ 1:28 PM :: 3259 Views :: Environment

Each year, approximately one to four sperm whale carcasses drift ashore in Hawaii....

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Saturday, June 22, 2013
Schatz: Believe in Global Warming or "Be Run Out of Town"
By Selected News Articles @ 4:58 PM :: 6506 Views :: Environment, Congressional Delegation, Politicians
"These people have to be ridiculed," said Hawaii Sen. Brian Schatz. "They have to be run out of town rhetorically."
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Friday, June 21, 2013
Schatz Immigration Bill Amendment: Embrace Global Warming Hype to Enter USA
By Selected News Articles @ 2:45 PM :: 4798 Views :: Environment, National News

According to The Guardian, 98 percent of the 32 million displacements were due to climate change....

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Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Hu Honua Biomass Construction Halted as Pipefitters, Boilermakers Fight for Control
By News Release @ 11:00 PM :: 4889 Views :: Energy, Environment
Rumors had been circulating for the last couple of weeks that the construction company had pulled its workers off the site as a result of failure to be paid...
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Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Oahu Karst Cave Videos and Photos
By John Bond @ 10:22 PM :: 8746 Views :: Environment, Land Use
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Friday, June 14, 2013
Morning Bell: The Government vs. YOU
By Heritage Foundation @ 3:45 PM :: 3752 Views :: Environment, Law Enforcement
In addition to groups targeted by the IRS, upstanding citizens going about their normal lives are suddenly targeted by law enforcement authorities and charged as criminals....
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Friday, June 7, 2013
UPDATE: Organic Berries Cause 79 Cases of Hepatitis
By News Release @ 10:30 PM :: 7531 Views :: Environment, Religion, GMOs
Recalled organic food causes four five confirmed Hawaii cases of Hep A...
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Monday, June 3, 2013
UH Study: 92% of Global Warming Climate Models Fail
By News Release @ 5:11 PM :: 4538 Views :: Environment

one model out of the 12 is consistent with the proxy-inferred patterns of the rainfall changes....

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Friday, May 31, 2013
More Flooding in Kakaako's Future
By John Bond @ 9:29 PM :: 7119 Views :: Environment, Development, Hawaii History

Right now there is a race to see how fast Kakaako can be sold and developed before the mainland and foreign real estate investors find out they will be stuck with enormous future expenses....

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Thursday, May 30, 2013
Shipping Industry under “environmental siege”
By News Release @ 7:47 PM :: 5951 Views :: Energy, Environment, Jones Act

a “huge, politically inspired environmental agenda” which would impose significant costs on the industry at a time when it could least afford them....

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Thursday, May 30, 2013
Hawaii Officials Could Face Prison Over Failure to Act on Bird Deaths
By News Release @ 4:35 PM :: 5075 Views :: Environment, Judiciary
Newell's Shearwater by Jim Denny.
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Thursday, May 30, 2013
38 Hawaiian Species Are Endangered, Agency Says
By Selected News Articles @ 3:02 PM :: 4479 Views :: Environment, Land Use

...the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has listed three tree snail species and 35 plant species on the island cluster of Maui Nui in Hawaii as endangered ....

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Thursday, May 30, 2013
Biomass: Hugging a Burning Tree
By NCPA @ 1:51 PM :: 4036 Views :: Energy, Environment

biomass could diminish biodiversity, over-extract water, make food more expensive and potentially increase carbon emissions....

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Wednesday, May 29, 2013
DLNR Requires Permit for Canoe, Paddleboard--Swimmers OK for Now
By News Release @ 7:07 PM :: 5710 Views :: Environment, Small Business

....special use permits – with specific use conditions -- for non-commercial recreational use of kayaks, stand-up paddle boards and one-person canoes....

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Thursday, May 23, 2013
Wind Farms Get Pass on Eagle Deaths
By NCPA @ 1:25 PM :: 3491 Views :: Energy, Environment

A soaring golden eagle slams into a wind farm's spinning turbine and falls, mangled and lifeless, to the ground...

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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
NOAA expects below-normal Central Pacific hurricane season
By Selected News Articles @ 11:18 PM :: 3348 Views :: Environment
...Global Cooling is to blame....
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Monday, May 20, 2013
After Banning Fishing, NOAA Kills Sharks to Save Monk Seals
By News Release @ 3:24 PM :: 3339 Views :: Environment
The pending permit application is for the removal killing of up to 18 additional Galapagos sharks ....
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Friday, May 17, 2013
Abercrombie Nominates Salmonson for Environmental Quality Control
By News Release @ 2:44 PM :: 4338 Views :: Environment, Hawaii State Government

Abercrombie has nominated Genevieve Salmonson to the position of interim director of the state Department of Health (DOH) Office of Environmental Quality Control, effective today....

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Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Anti-Whaling Tactics to be used Against Hawaii Aquarium Collectors?
By News Release @ 3:43 PM :: 4292 Views :: Environment, Small Business

Sea Shepherd Conservation Society is proud to announce the launch of Operation Reef Defense....

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Saturday, May 4, 2013
Gasoline Consumption Drops Sharply
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 8:57 PM :: 5319 Views :: Energy, Environment, Economy
If this pattern is sustained, then all climate initiatives need to be shelved... "2040 targets" are already met!
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Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Tsunami a Money Spinner for Profitable Non-Profits
By News Release @ 11:22 PM :: 3330 Views :: Environment
DLNR is awarding six local non-profit, community groups grant funds to help address Japan Tsunami Marine Debris....
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Tuesday, April 30, 2013
DLNR Seeking Streamlined Permitting Process to Restore Fishponds
By News Release @ 8:00 AM :: 3598 Views :: Environment
Public Comment Period on Draft Environmental Assessment through May 23....
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Sunday, April 28, 2013
Army Completes EIS for Pōhakuloa Battle Course
By News Release @ 12:04 AM :: 4575 Views :: Environment, Military

Army announces the completion of the Final Environmental Impact Statement to construct and operate a modern Infantry Platoon Battle Course and associated infrastructure at Pōhakuloa....

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Saturday, April 27, 2013
VOG: Hawaii County Air Flunks
By News Release @ 11:45 PM :: 4115 Views :: Environment
Vog contributes to grade 'F' Big Island air quality and grade 'B' Oahu air quality....
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Friday, April 26, 2013
Bag Tax Goes National
By News Release @ 9:28 PM :: 4417 Views :: Environment, Taxes
... H.R. 1686, the Trash Reduction Act of 2013 -- Annualized Cost: $4.08 billion .... 
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Monday, April 22, 2013
Petition Seeks Defeat of Three PLDC-Clone Bills
By News Release @ 4:58 PM :: 6335 Views :: Environment, Development, Land Use
...House Bill 70, Senate Bill 1207 and Senate Bill 1171 separately serve to keep PLDC objectives alive and operating....
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Sunday, April 21, 2013
How A&B Wins Big From Environmental Litigation
By Andrew Walden @ 3:08 AM :: 12619 Views :: Environment, Development, Greenmail, Land Use

Why would one of the state’s largest developers fund so-called anti-development groups?

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