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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Data vs Hype: Honolulu NOAA Chart Shows Sea Level Rise is a False Crisis
By Selected News Articles @ 1:20 PM :: 492 Views :: Environment

...Honolulu has seen an average sea-level rise of only 5.6 inches since 1900....

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Thursday, September 14, 2017
Am Samoa: Feds Settle with StarKist
By News Release @ 1:15 AM :: 390 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...StarKist will pay a $6.3 million penalty and provide emergency response equipment to the American Samoa Department of Public Safety, Fire Services Bureau....

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Saturday, September 09, 2017
Supreme Court: Aquarium Fisheries Sacrificed on Altar of Tourism
By Selected News Articles @ 3:50 PM :: 816 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...The purpose of the Supreme Court is to give the enviros whatever they ask for.  Why?  Because the enviros are agents of the State’s #1 industry—tourism and land development....

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Friday, September 08, 2017
Rumors and Rage: When Good Conservation Sounds Bad
By Selected News Articles @ 1:13 PM :: 921 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

...The Kauai Garden Isle's inflammatory headline shouted “POISON DROPPED” in inch-high letters....

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Thursday, September 07, 2017
Hawaii Braces for High Costs of Renewable Energy Mandates
By Selected News Articles @ 11:42 PM :: 825 Views :: Energy, Environment, Cost of Living

...HECO has acknowledged rates could rise by more than 44 percent when PSIP is fully implemented....

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Saturday, September 02, 2017
King Tide Floods? City Installed Valve Makes Them Worse
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 6:51 PM :: 841 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

...but it helps generate more 'sea level rise' photos....

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Monday, August 28, 2017
After Decade of Litigation, Supreme Court Refuses to Order State to Repair Gold Coast Seawalls
By News Release @ 10:59 PM :: 725 Views :: Environment, Land Use

...The Court ruled the State holds an easement over the seawalls and is not liable for attorneys’ fees....

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Monday, August 28, 2017
Trump has the authority to modify existing monument boundaries
By News Release @ 4:47 AM :: 693 Views :: Environment, Land Use

...Presidents Bush and Obama mocked the Antiquities Act’s limitation that monuments can only be designated on federal ‘land’ by designating huge ocean monuments....

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Friday, August 25, 2017
Lawsuit Filed Over Kauai Bird Deaths--HDOT Claims to be in Compliance
By News Release @ 4:39 AM :: 585 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

...HDOT recently expended hundreds of millions of dollars to install energy efficient lighting improvements at the State airports and commercial harbors....

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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Interior Dep't Sends Trump Recommendations on National Monuments
By News Release @ 2:43 PM :: 655 Views :: Environment, OHA, Small Business

...findings and recommendations on national monuments that were under review as a result of the April 26, 2017 executive order....

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Thursday, August 10, 2017
DLNR Sea Level Rise Adaptation Meeting Set for Hilo, Kona
By News Release @ 7:35 PM :: 959 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment

...Believe this?  Got Hawaii oceanfront real estate? I will buy it off you for 10% of assessed value cash money....

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Thursday, August 10, 2017
Killer Windfarms: Why do we subsidize the slaughter?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:44 AM :: 1126 Views :: Energy, Environment

...a proposed Hawaii wind farm admits it will be lethal and seeks government permission to commence the killing....

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Friday, July 28, 2017
Full Text: PIG Proposes Updated EIS Rules
By News Release @ 6:16 PM :: 642 Views :: Environment

...Preliminary Draft of Proposed Revisions to Hawaiʻi Administrative Rules Title 11 Department of Health Chapter 200 Environmental Impact Statement Rules....

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Auditor: Anti-Superferry Activists Wasted $71M of Taxpayer Money
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 5:49 PM :: 1095 Views :: Kauai County, Maui County, Environment, Greenmail

...Underwater: State’s Costs of Hawai‘i Superferry....

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Friday, July 14, 2017
Constitutional Limits on States’ Efforts to “Uphold” the Paris Agreement
By News Release @ 12:41 AM :: 790 Views :: Environment

...On June 6, the Governor of Hawaii signed two bills that his office described as supporting the Paris Agreement....

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Wednesday, July 05, 2017
DLNR: Napali Coast a Better Place with Squatters Out
By News Release @ 11:13 PM :: 1097 Views :: Environment, Homelessness, Drugs

...A three day operation last week resulted in additional arrests and the dismantling of large, illegal camps in Kalalau Valley....

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Monday, July 03, 2017
Is This the End to the Hawaii Aquarium Fishery?
By Selected News Articles @ 5:56 AM :: 955 Views :: Environment, Small Business

The Hawaii Aquarium fishery was proven sustainable by a 17 year study of the fishery....

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Monday, June 26, 2017
SB1240: Science Beats Anti-Aquarium Hysteria
By News Release @ 1:52 AM :: 934 Views :: Environment, Small Business

“The Hawaii aquarium fishing community has offered alternative legislation and a willingness to work with DLNR to improve the permit system and ensure that it is based in sound science” 

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Saturday, June 24, 2017
Offshore Wind Turbines Blamed For Killing Whales
By Selected News Articles @ 9:51 PM :: 1856 Views :: Energy, Environment

The noise generated by wind turbines affected the sonar that whales use to navigate, causing them to beach themselves....

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Mother Jones: World Health Organization called RoundUp a “probable carcinogen,” but it didn’t have all the facts.
By Selected News Articles @ 3:39 PM :: 1102 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

...A Scientist Didn’t Disclose Important Data—and Let Everyone Believe a Popular Weedkiller Causes Cancer....

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
After Pushing Bogus Coral Sunscreen Bills, Hawaii Surfrider Collects Payoff from Manufacturer
By News Release @ 1:29 AM :: 1132 Views :: Environment, Greenmail

...According to Nature and Scientific American, claims of coral damage from sunscreen are a bunch of hype....

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Monday, June 19, 2017
Global Warming: UH Professors Say Everybody in Hawaii Will Burn to Death. Soon. Real soon.
By News Release @ 5:10 PM :: 1728 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

“Our study shows...it takes very little warming for conditions to turn deadly in the tropics.”

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Friday, June 16, 2017
State Recycling Program: A Decade of Fraud (Part 6)
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 2:18 AM :: 1232 Views :: Environment, Ethics

The Department of Health, which administers the Program, has been aware of this flawed payment system since 2006 but has done little to address it....

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Hawaii GOP: Ige Paris Accord Grandstanding will Cost Hawaii Consumers
By Shirlene Ostrov @ 1:31 AM :: 1323 Views :: Environment, Republican Party

...Democrats—who so piously declare themselves champions of the middle class and working families—will have accomplished nothing but to further increase the already exorbitant cost of living in Hawaii....

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Friday, June 09, 2017
Global Warmers: Waikiki Sea Level Rise Will Drown Trump Hotel
By Andrew Walden @ 12:43 AM :: 584 Views :: Environment

...oddly enough, global warmers are still not lining up to accept my very generous offer of 10% of assessed value for their Hawaii oceanfront real estate....

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Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Maui Mayor Signs Polystyrene Ban
By News Release @ 12:11 AM :: 936 Views :: Maui County, Environment, Small Business

The law is set to go into effect on Dec. 31, 2018....

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Monday, June 05, 2017
Ige: Trump Can’t Stop Me From Jacking up your Electric Bill to Line Pockets of Green Energy Scammers
By News Release @ 11:40 PM :: 949 Views :: Energy, Environment, Cost of Living

...More sweetheart contracts to buy overpriced electricity from campaign contributors....

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Thursday, June 01, 2017
Paris Protocol: Devastating Economic Costs, Essentially Zero Environmental Benefits
By Heritage Foundation @ 10:59 PM :: 1050 Views :: Energy, Environment, Economy

...policies like those resulting from the Paris agreement will have little impact on global temperatures....

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Thursday, June 01, 2017
Caldwell: I’m Building Rail Along the Waterfront—But We Should Ignore That and Just Pretend to Believe in Climate Change Anyway
By News Release @ 10:57 PM :: 549 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy, Environment, Rail

...Hawaii Legislators pledge to Keep Shoveling Money to Silicon Valley Billionaires like Elon Musk....

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Thursday, June 01, 2017
Rat Lungworm: The Cost of Unintended Consequences
By Joni Kamiya @ 10:55 PM :: 737 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Health Care, GMOs

As case number 15 of rat lungworm disease came to light last month, my blood boils a bit because of what has happened over the last several years....

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Thursday, June 01, 2017
Q-Mark Shreds its Own Reputation with Poll Claiming Anti-Aquarium Hysteria Reaches 90%
By News Release @ 10:50 PM :: 789 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...Does anybody really believe that 90% of the public has even heard of the aquarium fisheries issue--much less have an opinion on it?

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
UH Manoa Prof Freaks Out After DOI Lightly Edits New Release On Climate Change
By Selected News Articles @ 2:33 AM :: 336 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

The DOI allegedly removed from this sentence: “Global climate change drives sea-level rise, increasing the frequency of coastal flooding.”

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Saturday, May 20, 2017
UH Announces Plan to Use Upcoming King Tides for Global Warming Propaganda
By Selected News Articles @ 2:52 AM :: 1054 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

...UH plans King Tides “citizen science” project -- submitting photos online....

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Friday, May 12, 2017
Wind Power Is ‘Neither Clean Nor Green’
By News Release @ 10:27 PM :: 1351 Views :: Energy, Environment

“There is a limit to how much energy you can extract from a moving fluid, the Betz limit, and wind turbines are already close to it ….

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Friday, May 12, 2017
Eco-Cash: Dropout Raises $21M to Deploy Miles-Long Booms in Non-Existent ‘Garbage Patch’
By Video @ 5:01 PM :: 973 Views :: Environment

...sometimes you just have to stop and laugh....

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Saturday, May 06, 2017
Anti-Dairy Activism Spreads: Big Island Dairy faces fine, possible lawsuit
By News Release @ 5:43 PM :: 1434 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Agriculture

...The fine is based on an inspection DOH officials did March 28-29 in response to Democratic Party insiders....

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Friday, May 05, 2017
Interior Department Releases List of Monuments Under Review—Announces Public Comment Period
By News Release @ 3:56 PM :: 1172 Views :: Environment, Small Business

... Four Pacific 'Monuments' are under review ....

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Thursday, May 04, 2017
The First Step in Revoking Obama’s Land (and Ocean) Grab
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:56 PM :: 1234 Views :: Environment, Small Business

What is done by executive power can be undone by executive power....

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Trump Orders Interior Department to Review Obama Tuna Monuments
By News Release @ 3:15 AM :: 1492 Views :: Environment, National News, Small Business
"Finally, rural America has a voice again"
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Saturday, April 22, 2017
HECO Touts Green Energy Progress on Earth Day
By News Release @ 4:45 AM :: 922 Views :: Energy, Environment

...in 2016 26 percent of the electricity used by customers came from renewable resources - up from 23 percent the year before....

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Saturday, April 22, 2017
Ira Einhorn, Earth Day's Dirty Secret
By Selected News Articles @ 3:02 AM :: 37220 Views :: Environment

Ira Einhorn, Master of Ceremonies, Earth Day Rally on Belmont Plateau in Fairmount Park, Phila, PA, Apr. 22, 1970.

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Saturday, April 22, 2017
Crichton: Environmentalism is a religion
By Selected News Articles @ 3:01 AM :: 59397 Views :: Environment, Religion
There's an initial Eden, a paradise, a state of grace and unity with nature, there's a fall from grace into a state of pollution as a result of eating from the tree of knowledge....
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Friday, April 21, 2017
Are Enviros Finally Ready to Accept Fish Farming?
By Selected News Articles @ 12:25 AM :: 2547 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...some environmentalists are saying open-ocean aquaculture deserves a fresh look....

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Office of Maunakea Management awarded 2017 Preservation Commendation
By News Release @ 2:22 AM :: 1392 Views :: Environment, Higher Education, OHA

The Historic Hawaiʻi Foundation will honor the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Office of Maunakea Management (OMKM) for its outstanding preservation efforts of Maunakea....

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Saturday, April 08, 2017
Schatz-Connected Developer building ‘Shopping Center’ at Pupukea
By Selected News Articles @ 5:52 PM :: 2290 Views :: Environment, Ethics, Development

...the Star-Adv omits any reference to “Hanapohaku Project Manager Linda Schatz”, also known as Mrs Brian Schatz....

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Friday, April 07, 2017
DLNR: Waikiki Eco Confab Cost Taxpayers Millions
By News Release @ 11:57 PM :: 1816 Views :: Environment, Ethics, OHA, Tourism

...and the Office of Hawaiian Affairs ponied up $500K buying Kamanao Crabbe the chance to MC the event....

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Friday, April 07, 2017
Dairy: Billionaire Developer Omidyar Creates More Precedents Farmers Can’t Follow
By News Release @ 6:37 PM :: 1475 Views :: Environment, Agriculture

...the Makauwahi Cave Reserve be the recipient of $125,000 for a supplemental environmental project to be funded by Hawai‘i Dairy Farms....

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Thursday, April 06, 2017
Deal Announced to Preserve Ka Iwi Coast
By News Release @ 7:00 PM :: 956 Views :: Environment

...ending a 40-year-long battle to preserve the area....

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Wednesday, April 05, 2017
Hawaii: Monsanto is First Farm Awarded Zero Waste Certification
By News Release @ 5:04 PM :: 1320 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

The first business in Hawaii to earn the certification, Monsanto’s Upper Kunia Farm has been focused on increasing yields while using fewer resources, and has successfully diverted 98 percent of its waste....

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Thursday, March 30, 2017
As Expected, EPA Rejects Anti-Pesticide Activists’ Petition to Ban Chlorpyrifos
By News Release @ 6:12 PM :: 1279 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

...in response to a petition from the Natural Resources Defense Council and Pesticide Action Network North America....

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