Revocable permit hearing on East Maui stream diversions

On Friday, the Board of Land and Natural Resources will consider renewing Alexander & Baldwin’s temporary permits for water that they have had for nearly 40 years. These diversions were originally installed more than 100 years ago to transport water to sugarcane fields and as a result drained loʻi kalo and dried out vibrant traditional … Read more

Editorial: Upgrade too slow for Red Hill tanks

EDITORIAL | OUR VIEW Editorial: Upgrade too slow for Red Hill tanks November 5, 2018   Updated November 4, 2018 7:42pm Briskly constructed during the World War II era, the Navy’s underground fuel storage facility in the hills above Pearl Harbor — the largest such tank farm in the Northern Hemisphere — was a state secret until … Read more

Public meeting on Red Hill Fuel Tanks Reveals Major Concerns  

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Marti Townsend, Director Email: marti.townsend@sierraclub.org Phone: (808) 372-1314 Public meeting on Red Hill Fuel Tanks Reveals Major Concerns   Navy reports reveal extensive corrosion and assumes large, sudden leak from Red Hill fuel tank would have minimal impact on Oʻahu’s groundwater Honolulu, Hawaiʻi (November 1, 2018) — The Department of … Read more

Constitutional Convention

From October – December 2018 Mālama i ka Honua (page 7): by David Kimo Frankel, Vote Sierra Club of Hawaiʻi Chair The possibility of a state constitutional convention can be seen as an opportunity or a threat. You will have to vote in November as to whether you want one or not – a question … Read more

One Week: Red Hill Task Force Meeting

Don’t forget, the Red Hill public meeting has been rescheduled to next week on Thursday, November 1st. We encourage everyone to submit written testimony prior to the meeting. This meeting will be the only public engagement opportunity for our supporters to voice their concerns before the Navy officially releases its preferred upgrade option for the … Read more