FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MEDIA CONTACT: Marti Townsend, Chapter Director 808-372-1314, 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

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