Legislature should put self-sufficiency back on priority list
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By Neil Hannahs, Sylvia Yuen, Peter Adler, Chipper Wichman, & Ed…[Read more]
The New Big Five
Local food, energy, water, habitat, jobs: They’re all connected, so support these crucial bills.
BY MIKE HAMNETT AND SHELBY FLOYD | APR 3, 2013
with Josh Atwood, Piia Aarma & Audrey Newman
The state Legislature has a rare opportunity this session to make a significant…[Read more]
hawaii2050 wrote a new post, How to Organize Alliances with Multiple Organizations, on the site Hawaii Sustainability 2050 1 year, 6 months ago
-Excerpt from How to Organize Alliances with Multiple Organizations, Part 1. Stanford Social Innovation Review. Keevil & Martin 2012. <a href="http://www.ssireview.org/blog/entry/how_to_organize_alliances_of_multiple_organizations_part_1" […]
Last month, the millionth ton of food scraps, coffee grounds and soiled paper from San Francisco’s mandatory composting program returned to residents’ dinner tables in the form of fresh, organic foods grown by […]
hawaii2050 wrote a new post, Global warming: New research emphasizes the role of global economic growth, on the site Hawaii Sustainability 2050 1 year, 7 months ago
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By Alan Yonan Jr.
Mar 25, 2012
So-called green jobs accounted for 2.7 percent of Hawaii’s total workforce in 2010, the 15th-highest percentage nationally.
Of the 586,772 people employed across the state […]
hawaii2050 wrote a new post, ICTP calls for industry support for green growth at Rio+20, on the site Hawaii Sustainability 2050 1 year, 7 months ago
April 2, 2012
In a wide-ranging presentation to the Panrotas Foundation in Sao Paolo, Brazil, the International Council of Tourism Partners (ICTP) President Geoffrey Lipman called for industry support for green […]
hawaii2050 wrote a new post, Hawaiian Legacy Hardwoods is Rebuilding Hawaii’s Forests, on the site Hawaii Sustainability 2050 1 year, 8 months ago
Company harvests some trees sustainably to help pay for other permanent forests
BY JOLYN OKIMOTO ROSA
A team collects koa “deadfall,” trees that have died
naturally on Hawaii Island.
hawaii2050 wrote a new post, Seattle’s First Urban Food Forest Will Be Open To Foragers, on the site Hawaii Sustainability 2050 1 year, 9 months ago
by KRISTOFOR HUSTED
If you’re a regular reader of The Salt, you’ve probably noticed our interest […]
Following are bills identified by Hawaii Green Growth Working Group (HGG) members that are relevant to at least two sectors (renewable energy, environment and/or local agriculture).
The January issue of “The Green Scene” in The Chinatown Newspaper explores modes of transportation that are both creative and sustainable. The Green Scene: Green Your Ride Words and photo by Breanna Rose The alternatives to the gas guzzler are plentiful, diverse, and in Chinatown, always creative. Kirk Hendricks, founder of the Honolulu…[Read more]
hawaii2050 wrote a new blog post: 2012 Hawaii Build and Buy Green Conference & Expo- 3 April 1 year, 10 months ago
Save the Date: Tuesday, April 3, 2012 8:00am – 4:30pm Hawaiʻi Convention Center 1801 Kalākaua Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaiʻi 96815 Click here to view a Google Map The 12th annual Hawai’i Build and Buy Green Conference & Expo
The 12th annual Hawai’i Build and Buy Green Conference & Expo will present case studies and updates…
hawaii2050 wrote a new blog post: CAPITOL ALERT: Advance Hawaii’s Food Self-Sufficiency 1 year, 10 months ago
Dear Friend, If you can live on air alone, then don’t read this! But if you need and like eating food, then we need your help. We have a real chance to commit Hawai‘i to substantially increasing the amount of food we grow – which would preserve farmland and boost our economy. At the moment, according to the [...]
hawaii2050 wrote a new blog post: Learn about Dolphin Populations near Hawaii – 1/25 1 year, 10 months ago
Wednesday, January 25, 5:30 PM “RECENT DISCOVERIES ABOUT DOLPHIN POPULATIONS NEAR THE MAIN HAWAIIAN ISLANDS” Over the past decade, the Cascadia Resarch Collective, NOAA, Wild Whale Foundation, the U.S. Navy, and a variety of university and non-profit partners have been collecting research on dolphin populations near the Hawaiian Islands.…[Read more]
Hawaii Invasive Species Council
Resolution No. 12-1
Supporting the Micronesian Biosecurity Plan review and implementation, and requesting the inclusion of Hawaii as a potential recipient of invasive species.
Click here for the full HISC MBP Resolution Jan 2012
From the Office of the Governor: As The Abercrombie Administration moves into its second year, we reflect on some of the first year’s actions and accomplishments. In his first year in office, Gov. Neil Abercrombie set forth a comprehensive plan, “A New Day in Hawaii, to invest in education and rebuild our economy; sustain our [...]
In the Chinatown Newspaper’s January Issue, The Green Scene explores sources of local and sustainable food in Chinatown. The Green Scene: A Future that is “Ono and Pono” Words and Photo by Breanna Rose While it is an art to make food that is ono, it takes consciousness to make sure our food is pono, too. We [...]
hawaii2050 wrote a new blog post: HECO’s Robbie Alm: Hawaii Should Switch to Renewables No Matter What 1 year, 10 months ago
From Civil Beatʻs Hawaii Land Blog By Sophie Cocke One of the most highly anticipated speakers at Friday’s energy forum , where legislators and the public packed the state Capitol building, was Robbie Alm , executive vice president of Hawaiian Electric . He provided his view on “the true cost of renewable energy.” His message: “When…[Read more]
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