Advertisements
Recently, we sat down with Katya Sienkiewicz to learn about an innovative recent award by the Rockefeller foundation to the City of Honolulu. We all gathered at the East-West center. Attendees from our city and state governments, community groups, NGOs and members of Honolulu's sustainability consulting coterie were in attendance. Katya,...
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...
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...
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...
The Hawaii islands are home to the longest running Impact data-set for measuring atmospheric carbon dioxide. The Mauna Loa monitoring station started measuring in 1958, little more than half a century ago. Whilst human industrialization began arguably over 200 years ago, although the enclosure of the commons, state dependency and...
Friends with Farms Agricultural Cooperative, based in Waimanalo, has won a grant from the US Department of Agriculture to aggregate and market the production of small local farmers on the island of Oahu and beyond. The $249,121 grant was awarded by the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) of the United...
Camp Mokuleia is having a first ever luau fundraiser to bring local children, from Waialua, Waianae, Hau’ula, Waipahu and other areas to the camp. Reverend David Turner, the Executive Director, has been overwhelmed by the task of restoring the camp from damages of the last winter’s monster waves. The Luau...
“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...
As a trainee, presenter and mentor for Al Gore's Climate Leadership team, I was struck by how closely the film, Before the Flood, follows Mr. Gore's Climate Reality focus, in content, style and story. Presented in a powerful, yet simplified accessible manner climate changing reality is vividly portrayed by DiCaprio...