2018 Executive Committee Candidate Bios

CHAPTER – Seats will be filled by the top four candidates.    Colin Yost Aloha all. I currently serve as a Vice-Chair of Excom, and I’d appreciate your support to continue elevating the urgency of pursuing climate change mitigation and adaptation in Hawaiʻi and globally. Climate impacts on Hawaiʻi’s ecology and society could be devastating, and … Read more

Sierra Club Sues Department of Health Over Underground Storage Tanks

  Sierra Club Sues Department of Health Over Underground Storage Tanks HONOLULU, HAWAIʻI (August 22, 2017) — The Sierra Club sued the Hawaiʻi Department of Health for failing to enact underground storage tank rules to protect Hawaiʻi’s groundwater. A 1992 state law directed the Health Department to enact rules that would require existing underground storage … Read more

We are hiring a Conservation Program Coordinator

The planet and its people need urgent help. If you are ready to work the hardest you ever have to empower the people of Hawaiʻi to protect their best interests, fix a fundamentally flawed system, and set our islands on the path to true health, wealth, and self-reliance, then this is the job for you. … Read more

Speed up work on Red Hill tanks

Editorial| Our View Speed up work on Red Hill tanks June 29, 2017 Despite a fast-approaching deadline for a defensible plan to upgrade protection of drinking water sources near its Red Hill fuel farm, the U.S. Navy has continued to drag its feet. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and state Department of Health issued a … Read more