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Sunday, November 12, 2017
UH: Global Warming Will Make Your Intestines Leak
By News Release @ 3:05 PM :: 600 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

...Kidney failure, blood clots, cardiac arrest, inflammation of the pancreas, leaking intestines....

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Sunday, November 05, 2017
Fake Data Behind Coral Bleaching Report
By Selected News Articles @ 1:47 PM :: 2697 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...in the early 1900s Ahi, Aku, Marlin and other pelagic fish, were reported in the commercial reef fish data. Then they separated the pelagic and reef fish. This alone accounted most of the 90% decline....

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Saturday, November 04, 2017
DoH Website Reports Beach Water Quality
By News Release @ 4:05 AM :: 522 Views :: Environment, Hawaii Statistics, Tourism

...Upgrades provide easier navigation and more information....

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Monday, October 30, 2017
HR3990: Congress Moves to Limit Presidential Monument Authority
By News Release @ 9:06 PM :: 536 Views :: Environment, Economy, Obama

...“Congress never intended to give one individual the power to unilaterally seize enormous swathes of our nation’s public lands…."

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Sunday, October 29, 2017
Karma: Supreme Court Aquarium Ruling may apply to Dive Tour Operators
By Selected News Articles @ 3:27 PM :: 1125 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...The Supreme Court Ruling will have far reaching impacts on all ocean permits issued by DLNR....

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Sunday, October 29, 2017
Should Surfrider be Licensed to Pass Out Property Tax Exemptions?
By Tom Yamachika @ 5:01 AM :: 757 Views :: Environment, Ethics, Small Business, Tax Credits

...Recently, the Honolulu City Council approved on first reading Bill 80 (2017), which would award a real property tax exemption to “ocean-friendly restaurants.”...

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Saturday, October 28, 2017
Audit: City Loses $36.5M by Not Recycling Paper and Plastic into Electricity
By News Release @ 6:19 PM :: 794 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy, Environment

... cost-benefit comparison of recycling selected materials versus incinerating them at H-POWER ....

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Saturday, October 28, 2017
Judge Invalidates Aquarium Collectors Permits
By News Release @ 3:59 AM :: 644 Views :: Environment, Small Business, Tourism

...DLNR continues to believe that existing aquarium fishing practices are sustainable and environmentally sound....

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Monday, October 23, 2017
UH: Permafrost Discovered in Hawaii--Proves Global Warming is Real
By News Release @ 9:36 PM :: 1080 Views :: Environment

...A much bigger body of ice was identified in a neighboring cinder cone crater, Pu'uhaukea....

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Sunday, October 22, 2017
Video: Hysteria Subsides, Lehua Island Rat Eradication Successful
By News Release @ 5:01 AM :: 770 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

...Flashback: Rumors and Rage: When Good Conservation Sounds Bad....

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Friday, October 06, 2017
Free Rein for Choppers Drives Park Enthusiasts to Court
By Selected News Articles @ 11:39 AM :: 853 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment

...Wednesday’s lawsuit says there were 14,645 commercial air tours conducted over the Hawaii Volcanoes alone....

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Tuesday, October 03, 2017
State Climate Change Adaptation Commission to Meet in Doomed Oceanfront Hotel
By News Release @ 7:54 PM :: 814 Views :: Environment

...It is open to everyone and will be held on October 11, 2017 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, Waikiki Beach Resort, Coral Ballrooms 1 & 2 from 8:30 AM to 12:45 PM....

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Thursday, September 28, 2017
BLNR Approves Telescope 5-2
By News Release @ 3:09 PM :: 855 Views :: Environment, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...the Board adopted today the recommendation of retired judge Riki May Amano to approve the application for a Conservation District Use Permit (CDUP) to build the Thirty-Meter Telescope....

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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 :: 1603 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 :: 883 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 :: 1370 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 :: 1383 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 :: 1378 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 :: 1262 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 :: 998 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 :: 970 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 :: 856 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 :: 1047 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 :: 1343 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 :: 1424 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 :: 829 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 :: 1464 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 :: 961 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 :: 1418 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 :: 1246 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 :: 1212 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 :: 2158 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 :: 1338 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 :: 1406 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 :: 2005 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 :: 1474 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 :: 1653 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 :: 797 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 :: 1316 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 :: 1371 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 :: 1504 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 :: 886 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 :: 1108 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 :: 1101 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 :: 551 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 :: 1424 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 :: 1628 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 :: 1140 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 :: 1788 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 :: 1444 Views :: Environment, Small Business

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

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