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Matson To Pay $15 Million For Devastating Hawaii Molasses Spill

Associated Press | Carla Herreria | Posted 07.30.2015 | Business

HONOLULU (AP) — A major shipping company has agreed to pay more than $15 million to compensate for a 2013 molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor, Hawaii'...

Tech Billionaire Doubles Down On His Environmental Utopia

Posted 03.01.2014 | Green

Larry Ellison is doubling down on his quest to make the Hawaiian island of Lanai a beacon of sustainable living. "I was just looking at the Lanai ...

Solar Customers Get Burned In Hawaii

Civil Beat | Sophie Cocke | Posted 10.15.2013 | Green

HONOLULU - If you feel a twinge of resentment each time you pay your electricity bill each month, imagine how you’d feel if you had to pay it twice ...

It's National Coffee Day! But Is Your Coffee Even From This Nation?

Posted 10.01.2013 | Business

Today is national coffee day, which is ironic since it's likely that your morning cup of joe wasn't even grown in America. The world's biggest coffee ...

These Store Signs Will Make You Smile

Aleeka Kay Edwards | Posted 11.23.2013 | Hawaii
Aleeka Kay Edwards

When you traffic in a beach city, the pablum on store signs usually isn't something you notice, but the writing on some of the commercial signage in Hawaii is undeniably memorable.

Honey, Let's Move to Hawaii!

Jason Rushin | Posted 11.05.2013 | Hawaii
Jason Rushin

It happens thousands of times in Hawaii each day. You're at the end of your vacation, sipping a mai tai, watching the waves, and dreading the five hour flight back to your mainland life when it pops into your head, "I should find a job and live here!"

Food for a Growing World

Geoffrey Bannister | Posted 11.04.2013 | Hawaii
Geoffrey Bannister

As Lester Brown details in his latest book, Full Planet, Empty Plates, by 2044, the world population is expected to top 10 billion, and 80 percent of this will be in cities. Increasing poverty and the rise of a global middle class are evolving contemporaneously. Thirty years from now, national security estimates are that the global middle class will grow from 1 billion to 4 billion, mainly in Asia. The middle classes are meat eaters, and meat eaters consume many more calories.

Entrepreneurship with an Attitude

John Webster | Posted 11.04.2013 | Hawaii
John Webster

Not so very long ago, entrepreneurship was a term owned largely by a small sliver of businesses and academics. It of course referred to those business people who made a habit of starting new things and those academics who saw in that process, a set of concepts and activities that could be studied and taught.