Federal Appeals Court Upholds Maui Clean Water Act Decision

This is a huge victory for Maui and imperil waters throughout the U.S. because it means the Clean Water Act will be followed as intended and we can all start enjoying cleaner water soon. This ruling also means that Maui can now focus on fixing the problem with $2.5 million already set aside for new … Read more

Meet our 2018 spring interns!

Please give a warm welcome our 2018 spring interns, Tanya and Marissa. Tanya Dreizin Tanya is one of two Sierra Club of Hawaiʻi spring interns. She is currently in her first year of graduate school at Hawaiʻi Pacific University, studying Global Leadership and Sustainable Development. She grew up in Dayton, Ohio, and has lived in … Read more

DOH Underground Storage Tanks Regulation Changes

The Hawaiʻi Department of Health (DOH) is currently working on updates to its underground storage tank regulations, including EPA mandated changes to make the state regulations at least as stringent as the federal underground storage tank rules by October 2018. DOH will be hosting public informational meetings on Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi Island, Maui, and Kauaʻi over … 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

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