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

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

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

Senate Advances Water Monopoly Bill

Community groups raise serious objections to H.B.1536 HONOLULU, Hawaiʻi (Tuesday April 11, 2017) — Today, Hawaiʻi’s Senate voted to pass H.B. 1536, a bill that would eliminate public oversight of private monopoly companies supplying irrigation water.  The bill will now be assigned to a committee of Representatives and Senators for review during conference. “This bill … Read more

Find us at WCC

The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) World Conservation Congress is just over a week away.  The Sierra Club of Hawaiʻi has several opportunities for you to join us in and outside of the congress.     September 2, join us for a knowledge cafe from 11am-1pm focusing on “Exploration and enjoyment of nature … Read more