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

Red Hill fuel tanks need swift remedy

Honolulu Star Advertiser | Editorial |  Our View  |  Saturday, May 27, 2017 Designed during World War II as a bombproof reserve, Red Hill Underground Fuel Storage Facility houses 20 aging tanks — each large enough to swallow Aloha Tower. It helps serve an ongoing U.S. military need for “uninterrupted access to large volume, secure … Read more

Sierra Club Calls on Health Department to Update Fuel Tank Rules to Prevent Leaks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Marti Townsend, Director marti.townsend@sierraclub.org Honolulu, Hawaiʻi (May 24, 2017) — The Sierra Club of Hawaiʻi delivered official notice to the state Department of Health today that their underground storage tank regulations violate a 1992 state statute. The 1992 law states, “Existing underground storage tanks or existing tank systems shall be replaced … Read more