Thursday, May 26, 2022
Space Selfie: The first Solar system space selfie was taken by the craft Voyager on Valentine's day, February 14, 1990. From 3.7 billion miles (6 billion kilometers), Voyager 1 turned its camera back towards Earth and snapped 60 frames. Voila! The first space...
Today Hawaii did what the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under Scott Pruitt had failed to do: it banned the neurotoxin chlorpyrifos that can trace its genealogy to nerve agents used in World War 1. It took several years of grassroots activism, ongoing court battles, and a high profile advocacy...
In Waiʻanae, west O`ahu island leaders from the City and County of Honolulu, Maui County, Hawaiʻi County and Kauaʻi County came together today on the Polynesian voyaging canoe Hōkūleʻa committing to transform Hawaiʻi’s public and private ground transportation to 100 percent renewable fuel sources by 2045. Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell, Maui County Mayor Alan...
“We celebrate the affirmation of state law HRS 343,” say plaintiffs. Plaintiffs in a lawsuit brought by Ke Kauhulu o Mana against the State Board of Land and Natural Resources (BLNR) and Syngenta welcomed those portions of Judge Randal Valenciano’s ruling today affirming the importance of HRS 343 while rejecting...
In Hawai‘i the word "vermin" brings to mind two animals: the rat and mongoose. And let me tell you, these guys are much worse than any of those mainland attic dwellers and garbage eaters, like raccoons or skunks. Like them, rats and mongooses have also swarmed human-inhabited areas and...
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Diversity, a word used to define a variety of different things. Often, it is used to describe cultures, food, and people, but what about trash? Since its inception in 2014, 808 Cleanups—a 501(c)3 environmental nonprofit organization—has certainly stretched the limits of what some may consider, commonplace. Volunteers of the organization...
How many of you remember the first time you saw our Earth? This view of ourselves embedded in a living planet, wrapped in oneness, exploded into our collective consciousness. Did you know soon after this view of our whole planet was available to us, the modern global environmental movement was...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, April 13, 2017 Mayor Caldwell, in partnership with 100 Resilient Cities, appoints Joshua W. Stanbro to be Honolulu’s first Chief Resilience Officer Stanbro will lead island-wide efforts to build holistic resilience to the social, physical and economic challenges that are an increasing part of the 21st century 100...