Navy’s Red Hill proposal receives strong opposition

by Sophie Cocke | November 20, 2019 About 350 people crowded into a cafeteria at Moanalua Middle School on Tuesday night where the public was given an opportunity to weigh in on the Navy’s proposed plan for upgrading its Red Hill Underground Fuel Storage facility near Pearl Harbor. Public testimony was overwhelmingly opposed to the Navy’s plan, … Read more

Letter: Personal choices won’t be enough

It is good to see more people making sustainable and eco-friendly choices in their lives. But let’s be clear, our personal choices alone did not cause the climate crisis, and they will not solve it either. It is unfair to place the blame solely on the consumer, when the fossil fuel industry is largely to … Read more

Editorial: Climate change costs justify suit

November 10, 2019 | Our View The heavy use of oil and gas across western economies has left its imprint in a warming climate and rising seas. Now Hawaii, and communities worldwide, will have to confront the immense cost of recovery and seek to have the fossil fuel companies involved help pay for much of … Read more

Column: Hold fossil fuel companies to account

By the Rev. Sam Domingo | November 10, 2019 As a person of faith, I believe that all creation is the Lord’s, and we are responsible for the ways in which we use (and often abuse) it. God has granted us stewardship of creation; and we should meet these duties through acts of loving care and … Read more

Protect East Maui & Kauaʻi Streams

Protect East Maui’s Streams The long-awaited draft EIS for the diversion of East Maui streams is finally here. It is a long, hard read, but it is a necessary step to holding the corporate diverters responsible for the harm they have caused to the East Maui watershed. Below is a brief summary of how we … Read more