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Stories relating to conservation, pollution, illegal dumping, environmental law and court cases and resource management.

Forty-nine new endangered species in Hawaii
  • Announcement

Thirty-nine plant and 10 animal species in Hawaii added to list of endangered species Read More »

Tupola hosts informational meeting on Maili area soil contamination
  • Announcement
Familiar messages, hopes at legislative opening day
  • News Report

“People Over Profits” message unites broad progressive coalition; hundreds converge on Hawai‘i’s Capitol Read More »

Supreme Court rejects Kyo-ya’s bid to build new Waikiki hotel
  • News Report

Hawaii’s highest court has overturned a city variance granted to Kyo-ya Hotels that would have allowed them to construct a new building along Waikiki Beach outside the developmental restrictions enacted for the Waikiki Special District. Read More »

Will Caron
Gov. Ige to sign nation’s first 100 percent renewable energy requirement
  • News Report

All of Hawaii's electricity must be produced from solar, wind, geothermal, and other clean energy sources, before 2045. Read More »

Come along and ride The Bus of change
  • Essay

Advocating for greater public participation in environmentally-friendly day-to-day practices and habits Read More »

Tyler Greenhill
Environmental groups oppose gutting of environmental funds
  • Press Release

15 environmental groups have written an open letter to the State House and Senate finance committee chairs urging them not to appropriate money from, or modify in an any way, several vital environmental funds. Read More »

State Senate schedules controversial confirmation hearing for DLNR
  • News Report

The Hawaii Senate has scheduled a confirmation hearing for controversial developer-lobbyist Carleton Ching, who was nominated by Governor Ige to head the Department of Land and Natural Resources. Read More »

Will Caron
Bill proposes state-wide ban on tobacco in state parks
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Would include electronic smoking devices and betel nut products as well. Read More »

Hawaii nonprofit recognized for establishment of Hawaii Environmental Court
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The Outdoor Circle has been recognized by a major national non-profit for its work establishing an environmental court here in Hawaii. Read More »