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

Call for 2018 Executive Committee Member Nominations

Now more than ever, Hawai‘i’s environment needs your support. Looking for a way to help? Join us at the Sierra Club of Hawai‘i and  consider running for a seat on the Hawai‘i Chapter, O‘ahu, Kaua‘i, Maui, or Moku Loa Group Executive Committee. Below are Executive Committee member responsibilities, please review before submitting your nomination. Executive … Read more

Hawaiʻi Becomes First State to Adopt Paris Climate Commitments

Sierra Club members joined a hundred people in the rotunda of Hawaiʻi’s Capitol to celebrate Governor David Ige signing a bill that adopts certain commitments from the Paris Climate Agreement as state goals. This makes Hawaiʻi the first state to join the Paris Climate Agreement. “Signing this bill demonstrates the strength of local governments and … Read more