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Hawaii Environment

From Polar To Tropical, This One Island Has It All

The Huffington Post | James Cave | Posted 03.17.2015 | Green

Imagine if you could visit the lush rainforests of Costa Rica, the dry, hot deserts of Arizona, the green rolling hills of Ireland, and the ice caps o...

$700 Million Undersea Cable Could Bring Hawaii's Energy Independence Dreams Closer

Civil Beat | Sophie Cocke | Posted 10.30.2013 | Green

In a major change that could effectively nix plans for the long-debated industrial-scale wind farm proposed for Lanai, state policymakers have in rece...

Hawaii's Booming Solar Industry Is Becoming A 'Horror Story'

Civil Beat | Sophie Cocke | Posted 10.25.2013 | Green

Ripple effects from rule changes that Hawaiian Electric Co. abruptly implemented last month are leaving solar customers especially vulnerable to unscr...

Biologist Creates Android App To Save Disappearing 'Fish Of Death'

Civil Beat | Manjari Fergusson | Posted 10.23.2013 | Green

The lives of fishermen have been washed away as they tried to pry opihi from rocks in rough waves. It is why the shellfish has been dubbed the “fish...

New Life For The 26,000 Fish Killed In The Honolulu Molasses Spill

Posted 09.27.2013 | Green

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, and when it gives you 26,000 dead fish, make fertilizer. The fish victims of the Honolulu Harbor molass...

EPA Will Conduct Investigation Into Matson Spill

Posted 09.24.2013 | Green

Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNLHawaii News Now reports that the EPA has decided to conduct a separate investigation into the Matson molasses spill in ...

After Harbor Spill, What's Next For Hawaii Molasses Exports?

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 09.20.2013 | Green

While the cause (a damaged underwater pipe) and the immediate effects (over 26,000 fish dead, dying coral, likely millions of dollars in cleanup and f...

Four Seasons Maui Shuttles Guests In Tesla Model S

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 09.19.2013 | Travel

It is not often that sustainability and ostentatiousness ride together, but when they do, sparks can fly. The Four Seasons Maui has mastered the combi...

Matson Will Pay Back Hawaii For Molasses Spill

Civil Beat | Nick Grube | Posted 09.19.2013 | Green

The same day Hawaii lawmakers opened up their investigation into the massive molasses spill that has killed more than 25,000 fish, the head of the com...

Molasses Spill Thought To Cause Mass Coral Reef Death

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 09.19.2013 | Green

The molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor that has already caused the death of thousands of fish is now confirmed to be the cause of mass coral bleaching ...

Fish 'Gasp For Air' In Honolulu Harbor

The Huffington Post | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 09.19.2013 | Green

UPDATED: KITV reports that 1,400 tons of molasses spilled from Matson's faulty pipe at Honolulu Harbor. As the molasses sank to the bottom of the ocea...

Sustainable Choices: Trouble Deciding? Go Local

Nathan Albritton | Posted 11.04.2013 | Hawaii
Nathan Albritton

Do we have to accept that no matter what we do or how hard we try to make the world a better place, we will still be hurting society and the planet? Absolutely not!