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Monday, October 23, 2017
UH: Permafrost Discovered in Hawaii--Proves Global Warming is Real
By News Release @ 9:36 PM :: 89 Views :: Environment

...A much bigger body of ice was identified in a neighboring cinder cone crater, Pu'uhaukea....

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Sunday, October 22, 2017
Video: Hysteria Subsides, Lehua Island Rat Eradication Successful
By News Release @ 5:01 AM :: 371 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

...Flashback: Rumors and Rage: When Good Conservation Sounds Bad....

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Friday, October 06, 2017
Free Rein for Choppers Drives Park Enthusiasts to Court
By Selected News Articles @ 11:39 AM :: 681 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment

...Wednesday’s lawsuit says there were 14,645 commercial air tours conducted over the Hawaii Volcanoes alone....

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Tuesday, October 03, 2017
State Climate Change Adaptation Commission to Meet in Doomed Oceanfront Hotel
By News Release @ 7:54 PM :: 705 Views :: Environment

...It is open to everyone and will be held on October 11, 2017 at the Hilton Hawaiian Village, Waikiki Beach Resort, Coral Ballrooms 1 & 2 from 8:30 AM to 12:45 PM....

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Thursday, September 28, 2017
BLNR Approves Telescope 5-2
By News Release @ 3:09 PM :: 654 Views :: Environment, Greenmail, Higher Education, OHA

...the Board adopted today the recommendation of retired judge Riki May Amano to approve the application for a Conservation District Use Permit (CDUP) to build the Thirty-Meter Telescope....

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Data vs Hype: Honolulu NOAA Chart Shows Sea Level Rise is a False Crisis
By Selected News Articles @ 1:20 PM :: 1503 Views :: Environment

...Honolulu has seen an average sea-level rise of only 5.6 inches since 1900....

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Thursday, September 14, 2017
Am Samoa: Feds Settle with StarKist
By News Release @ 1:15 AM :: 759 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...StarKist will pay a $6.3 million penalty and provide emergency response equipment to the American Samoa Department of Public Safety, Fire Services Bureau....

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Saturday, September 09, 2017
Supreme Court: Aquarium Fisheries Sacrificed on Altar of Tourism
By Selected News Articles @ 3:50 PM :: 1185 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...The purpose of the Supreme Court is to give the enviros whatever they ask for.  Why?  Because the enviros are agents of the State’s #1 industry—tourism and land development....

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Friday, September 08, 2017
Rumors and Rage: When Good Conservation Sounds Bad
By Selected News Articles @ 1:13 PM :: 1252 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

...The Kauai Garden Isle's inflammatory headline shouted “POISON DROPPED” in inch-high letters....

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Thursday, September 07, 2017
Hawaii Braces for High Costs of Renewable Energy Mandates
By Selected News Articles @ 11:42 PM :: 1238 Views :: Energy, Environment, Cost of Living

...HECO has acknowledged rates could rise by more than 44 percent when PSIP is fully implemented....

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Saturday, September 02, 2017
King Tide Floods? City Installed Valve Makes Them Worse
By Panos Prevedouros PhD @ 6:51 PM :: 1161 Views :: Honolulu County, Environment

...but it helps generate more 'sea level rise' photos....

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Monday, August 28, 2017
After Decade of Litigation, Supreme Court Refuses to Order State to Repair Gold Coast Seawalls
By News Release @ 10:59 PM :: 919 Views :: Environment, Land Use

...The Court ruled the State holds an easement over the seawalls and is not liable for attorneys’ fees....

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Monday, August 28, 2017
Trump has the authority to modify existing monument boundaries
By News Release @ 4:47 AM :: 884 Views :: Environment, Land Use

...Presidents Bush and Obama mocked the Antiquities Act’s limitation that monuments can only be designated on federal ‘land’ by designating huge ocean monuments....

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Friday, August 25, 2017
Lawsuit Filed Over Kauai Bird Deaths--HDOT Claims to be in Compliance
By News Release @ 4:39 AM :: 769 Views :: Kauai County, Environment

...HDOT recently expended hundreds of millions of dollars to install energy efficient lighting improvements at the State airports and commercial harbors....

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Thursday, August 24, 2017
Interior Dep't Sends Trump Recommendations on National Monuments
By News Release @ 2:43 PM :: 924 Views :: Environment, OHA, Small Business

...findings and recommendations on national monuments that were under review as a result of the April 26, 2017 executive order....

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Thursday, August 10, 2017
DLNR Sea Level Rise Adaptation Meeting Set for Hilo, Kona
By News Release @ 7:35 PM :: 1222 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment

...Believe this?  Got Hawaii oceanfront real estate? I will buy it off you for 10% of assessed value cash money....

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Thursday, August 10, 2017
Killer Windfarms: Why do we subsidize the slaughter?
By Selected News Articles @ 3:44 AM :: 1329 Views :: Energy, Environment

...a proposed Hawaii wind farm admits it will be lethal and seeks government permission to commence the killing....

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Friday, July 28, 2017
Full Text: PIG Proposes Updated EIS Rules
By News Release @ 6:16 PM :: 763 Views :: Environment

...Preliminary Draft of Proposed Revisions to Hawaiʻi Administrative Rules Title 11 Department of Health Chapter 200 Environmental Impact Statement Rules....

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017
Auditor: Anti-Superferry Activists Wasted $71M of Taxpayer Money
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 5:49 PM :: 1324 Views :: Kauai County, Maui County, Environment, Greenmail

...Underwater: State’s Costs of Hawai‘i Superferry....

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Friday, July 14, 2017
Constitutional Limits on States’ Efforts to “Uphold” the Paris Agreement
By News Release @ 12:41 AM :: 906 Views :: Environment

...On June 6, the Governor of Hawaii signed two bills that his office described as supporting the Paris Agreement....

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Wednesday, July 05, 2017
DLNR: Napali Coast a Better Place with Squatters Out
By News Release @ 11:13 PM :: 1318 Views :: Environment, Homelessness, Drugs

...A three day operation last week resulted in additional arrests and the dismantling of large, illegal camps in Kalalau Valley....

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Monday, July 03, 2017
Is This the End to the Hawaii Aquarium Fishery?
By Selected News Articles @ 5:56 AM :: 1146 Views :: Environment, Small Business

The Hawaii Aquarium fishery was proven sustainable by a 17 year study of the fishery....

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Monday, June 26, 2017
SB1240: Science Beats Anti-Aquarium Hysteria
By News Release @ 1:52 AM :: 1116 Views :: Environment, Small Business

“The Hawaii aquarium fishing community has offered alternative legislation and a willingness to work with DLNR to improve the permit system and ensure that it is based in sound science” 

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Saturday, June 24, 2017
Offshore Wind Turbines Blamed For Killing Whales
By Selected News Articles @ 9:51 PM :: 2054 Views :: Energy, Environment

The noise generated by wind turbines affected the sonar that whales use to navigate, causing them to beach themselves....

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Mother Jones: World Health Organization called RoundUp a “probable carcinogen,” but it didn’t have all the facts.
By Selected News Articles @ 3:39 PM :: 1250 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, GMOs

...A Scientist Didn’t Disclose Important Data—and Let Everyone Believe a Popular Weedkiller Causes Cancer....

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
After Pushing Bogus Coral Sunscreen Bills, Hawaii Surfrider Collects Payoff from Manufacturer
By News Release @ 1:29 AM :: 1306 Views :: Environment, Greenmail

...According to Nature and Scientific American, claims of coral damage from sunscreen are a bunch of hype....

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Monday, June 19, 2017
Global Warming: UH Professors Say Everybody in Hawaii Will Burn to Death. Soon. Real soon.
By News Release @ 5:10 PM :: 1908 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

“Our study shows...it takes very little warming for conditions to turn deadly in the tropics.”

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Friday, June 16, 2017
State Recycling Program: A Decade of Fraud (Part 6)
By Hawaii State Auditor @ 2:18 AM :: 1357 Views :: Environment, Ethics

The Department of Health, which administers the Program, has been aware of this flawed payment system since 2006 but has done little to address it....

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017
Hawaii GOP: Ige Paris Accord Grandstanding will Cost Hawaii Consumers
By Shirlene Ostrov @ 1:31 AM :: 1542 Views :: Environment, Republican Party

...Democrats—who so piously declare themselves champions of the middle class and working families—will have accomplished nothing but to further increase the already exorbitant cost of living in Hawaii....

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Friday, June 09, 2017
Global Warmers: Waikiki Sea Level Rise Will Drown Trump Hotel
By Andrew Walden @ 12:43 AM :: 713 Views :: Environment

...oddly enough, global warmers are still not lining up to accept my very generous offer of 10% of assessed value for their Hawaii oceanfront real estate....

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Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Maui Mayor Signs Polystyrene Ban
By News Release @ 12:11 AM :: 1167 Views :: Maui County, Environment, Small Business

The law is set to go into effect on Dec. 31, 2018....

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Monday, June 05, 2017
Ige: Trump Can’t Stop Me From Jacking up your Electric Bill to Line Pockets of Green Energy Scammers
By News Release @ 11:40 PM :: 1225 Views :: Energy, Environment, Cost of Living

...More sweetheart contracts to buy overpriced electricity from campaign contributors....

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Thursday, June 01, 2017
Paris Protocol: Devastating Economic Costs, Essentially Zero Environmental Benefits
By Heritage Foundation @ 10:59 PM :: 1345 Views :: Energy, Environment, Economy

...policies like those resulting from the Paris agreement will have little impact on global temperatures....

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Thursday, June 01, 2017
Caldwell: I’m Building Rail Along the Waterfront—But We Should Ignore That and Just Pretend to Believe in Climate Change Anyway
By News Release @ 10:57 PM :: 768 Views :: Honolulu County, Energy, Environment, Rail

...Hawaii Legislators pledge to Keep Shoveling Money to Silicon Valley Billionaires like Elon Musk....

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Thursday, June 01, 2017
Rat Lungworm: The Cost of Unintended Consequences
By Joni Kamiya @ 10:55 PM :: 965 Views :: Environment, Agriculture, Health Care, GMOs

As case number 15 of rat lungworm disease came to light last month, my blood boils a bit because of what has happened over the last several years....

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Thursday, June 01, 2017
Q-Mark Shreds its Own Reputation with Poll Claiming Anti-Aquarium Hysteria Reaches 90%
By News Release @ 10:50 PM :: 997 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...Does anybody really believe that 90% of the public has even heard of the aquarium fisheries issue--much less have an opinion on it?

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Thursday, May 25, 2017
UH Manoa Prof Freaks Out After DOI Lightly Edits New Release On Climate Change
By Selected News Articles @ 2:33 AM :: 486 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

The DOI allegedly removed from this sentence: “Global climate change drives sea-level rise, increasing the frequency of coastal flooding.”

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Saturday, May 20, 2017
UH Announces Plan to Use Upcoming King Tides for Global Warming Propaganda
By Selected News Articles @ 2:52 AM :: 1303 Views :: Environment, Higher Education

...UH plans King Tides “citizen science” project -- submitting photos online....

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Friday, May 12, 2017
Wind Power Is ‘Neither Clean Nor Green’
By News Release @ 10:27 PM :: 1533 Views :: Energy, Environment

“There is a limit to how much energy you can extract from a moving fluid, the Betz limit, and wind turbines are already close to it ….

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Friday, May 12, 2017
Eco-Cash: Dropout Raises $21M to Deploy Miles-Long Booms in Non-Existent ‘Garbage Patch’
By Video @ 5:01 PM :: 1082 Views :: Environment

...sometimes you just have to stop and laugh....

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Saturday, May 06, 2017
Anti-Dairy Activism Spreads: Big Island Dairy faces fine, possible lawsuit
By News Release @ 5:43 PM :: 1651 Views :: Hawaii County , Environment, Agriculture

...The fine is based on an inspection DOH officials did March 28-29 in response to Democratic Party insiders....

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Friday, May 05, 2017
Interior Department Releases List of Monuments Under Review—Announces Public Comment Period
By News Release @ 3:56 PM :: 1347 Views :: Environment, Small Business

... Four Pacific 'Monuments' are under review ....

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Thursday, May 04, 2017
The First Step in Revoking Obama’s Land (and Ocean) Grab
By Heritage Foundation @ 2:56 PM :: 1409 Views :: Environment, Small Business

What is done by executive power can be undone by executive power....

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Trump Orders Interior Department to Review Obama Tuna Monuments
By News Release @ 3:15 AM :: 1743 Views :: Environment, National News, Small Business
"Finally, rural America has a voice again"
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Saturday, April 22, 2017
HECO Touts Green Energy Progress on Earth Day
By News Release @ 4:45 AM :: 1107 Views :: Energy, Environment

...in 2016 26 percent of the electricity used by customers came from renewable resources - up from 23 percent the year before....

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Saturday, April 22, 2017
Ira Einhorn, Earth Day's Dirty Secret
By Selected News Articles @ 3:02 AM :: 37571 Views :: Environment

Ira Einhorn, Master of Ceremonies, Earth Day Rally on Belmont Plateau in Fairmount Park, Phila, PA, Apr. 22, 1970.

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Saturday, April 22, 2017
Crichton: Environmentalism is a religion
By Selected News Articles @ 3:01 AM :: 60286 Views :: Environment, Religion
There's an initial Eden, a paradise, a state of grace and unity with nature, there's a fall from grace into a state of pollution as a result of eating from the tree of knowledge....
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Friday, April 21, 2017
Are Enviros Finally Ready to Accept Fish Farming?
By Selected News Articles @ 12:25 AM :: 2771 Views :: Environment, Small Business

...some environmentalists are saying open-ocean aquaculture deserves a fresh look....

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017
Office of Maunakea Management awarded 2017 Preservation Commendation
By News Release @ 2:22 AM :: 1555 Views :: Environment, Higher Education, OHA

The Historic Hawaiʻi Foundation will honor the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo Office of Maunakea Management (OMKM) for its outstanding preservation efforts of Maunakea....

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Saturday, April 08, 2017
Schatz-Connected Developer building ‘Shopping Center’ at Pupukea
By Selected News Articles @ 5:52 PM :: 2756 Views :: Environment, Ethics, Development

...the Star-Adv omits any reference to “Hanapohaku Project Manager Linda Schatz”, also known as Mrs Brian Schatz....

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