Letter: Navy won’t protect Hawaii’s watershed

EDITORIAL  | LETTERS September 13, 2018  |  Updated September 12, 2018 7:33pm The Navy’s inaction on the leaky Red Hill fuel tanks is appalling (“Navy plan for Red Hill tanks in question,” Star-Advertiser, Sept. 10). In 2014, a 27,000-gallon leak discharged toxic fuel into the ground underneath the tanks. After more than four years of studies, monitoring and very … Read more

Navy plan for Red Hill tanks in question

By Sophie Cocke   |   Honolulu Star-Advertiser September 10, 2018   |   Updated September 9, 2018 10:04pm After more than four years of discussion about upgrading 20 massive, aging underground fuel tanks that could pose a threat to a major source of Oahu’s drinking water, the Navy is saying, in part, that it isn’t sure of its future … Read more

Strong support for restoring Kauaʻi Streams

On Tuesday, August 21 the Hawai‘i Commission on Water Resource Management held its meeting to consider a staff proposal to set interim instream flow standards that would restore streamflows to Wai‘ale‘ale and Waikoko Streams on the island of Kaua‘i.  These streams flow directly from Mount Wai‘ale‘ale, a paramount sacred place revered for its life-giving wai, … Read more

Call for 2019 Executive Committee Member Nominations

The Hawaiʻi Chapter and its groups on Hawaiʻi Island, Maui, Oʻahu, and Kauaʻi are currently seeking nominations for the 2019 Executive Committees. If you or someone you know is interested in running in our upcoming ExCom election, please fill out the form below by August 31 to nominate yourself/them. Below are Executive Committee member responsibilities, please review before submitting … Read more

ʻĀ ʻoia Adriane!

Congratulations to Adriane Raff Corwin for securing a full scholarship to study playwriting at the prestigious Arizona State University. “I will always love Maui,” Adriane told me. “But I just could not pass up on this once in a lifetime opportunity.I care so much about Hawaiʻi and will support the Club’s mission from afar. I … Read more