U.S. Navy TUA decision process

The U.S. Navy is currently deciding how it will determine which upgrades should be made to the leaky fuel tanks storing millions of gallons of fuel above Oʻahu’s primary aquifer. This decision process, presented in this document, is open to the public for review and comment. The Sierra Club is working hard to review this … Read more

Hawaiʻi Environmental Council’s EIS rulemaking

There is no denying that the way Ulupono conducted its environmental review on the Māhāʻulepū Dairy was self-serving and undermined public participation. Ulupono’s practice of batching public comments for response was particularly egregious because it grouped simple, non-controversial comments together with serious, hard-hitting questions on the same topic, and responded to all comments with substance … Read more

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Marti Townsend, Chapter Director 808-372-1314, marti.townsend@sierraclub.org Sierra Club of Hawaiʻi Stands in Solidarity with Hotel Workers on Strike Success of Hawaiʻi’s tourism industry depends on thriving local residents HONOLULU, HAWAIʻI (October 19, 2017) — Sierra Club of Hawaiʻi stands in support of the UNITE HERE!/Local 5 members who walked off of the … Read more

Kimiko LaHaela Walter Joins the Team

We are pleased to welcome Kimiko LaHaela Walter to the Sierra Club of Hawaiʻi! Kimiko’s role will focus on grassroots organizing efforts across the Hawaiian Islands. Her goals align with the chapter’s mission to empower people to take action to stop climate change and ensure a resilient and just future for all of Hawaiʻi. Kimiko … Read more

Judge to Rule on Sierra Club’s Lawsuit to Protect Groundwater from Red Hill Fuel Tanks

HONOLULU, HAWAI’I (September 27, 2017) — With a dozen people in support, Sierra Club of Hawaiʻi argued in court today why the Red Hill fuel tank case should proceed. Sierra Club’s attorney, David Kimo Frankel cited the Health Department’s own findings that “the storage of up to 187 million gallons of fuel, 100 feet above … Read more