What is the State Bird of Hawaii?

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Ah Hawaii, land of beautiful beaches, surfing, warm weather, and unique birds. Because of its distance to the mainland, Hawaii is home to over 60 species of endemic birds. Few are as unique (or rare) as the Nene , or Hawaiian Goose , Hawaii’s state bird. Nenes can only be found in Hawaii, and used to be plentiful. When Hawaii designated the Nene as the state symbol in 1957 , it was uncertain if the goose would escape extinction.

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Hawaii’s Plastic Beach

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Hawaii’s Plastic Beach. Hawaii is situated in the path of the North Pacific Gyre, a swirling ocean current that circles the Pacific between North America and Japan. Kamilo Beach.

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The ‘Alal uses tools, Climate Change Hammers Hawaii

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In a related story, a recent study notes that Kauai, an Island of Hawaii, have lost a lot of birds due to climate change. Birds climate change Conservation Hawaii tool useHawaiian Crows Use Tools.

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Green Hawaii Boldly Leaps Forward.

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Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) WAYLON: Today Only decarbonization energy fossil fuels hawaii renewable energy solar panelsSurfboards, sunscreen and pineapples, yes. But solar panels and wind farms?

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Hawaii's greenest resort

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Here’s a case in point: the Mauna Lani Resort on the Big Island of Hawaii. Our only clue at the time was that it had won a Green Business Award from the state of Hawaii … info buried deep on its website.)

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Hawaii's best farm-to-fork tour

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Hawaii’s best farm-to-fork tour 13 August 10 · 0 comments | Big Island Grown | M erriman’s is celebrating its 22nd year as a temple of Aloha Gastronomy on Hawaii ‘s Big Island.

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Citizen Science Tuesday: Hawaii Challenge

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Australian Tree Ferns growing on a cliff in Hawaii. Take the Hawaii Challenge! Want to help save Hawaii’s native plants and wildlife — even if you’ve never visited the islands? Like many islands, Hawaii has amazing biodiversity. Visit the Hawaii Challenge.

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Kauai, Hawaii: 5 great green non-resorts

Green Traveler Guides

And so are original paintings by John Lennon and a whole magical mystery tour of memorabilia in the only private Beatles museum in Hawaii. Kauai, Hawaii: 5 great green non-resorts is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. | Garden Isle Green |.

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Hawaii: where to stay at the volcano

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Hawaii: where to stay at the volcano 10 September 10 · 0 comments | Greening With Pele | C ome to the volcano, home to the Polynesian god Pele.

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How Hawaii Cracked Me Open. ~ Stephanie Juris

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Big Island Hawaii: stay on the Hamakua Coast

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A very brief history of green wine Info News Views Our favs Useful resources Travel blogs we like Contact Big Island Hawaii: stay on the Hamakua Coast 20 July 10 · 0 comments | Greening in Paradise | W ant a Big Island paradise of green? A place to feel Hawaii’s peaceful spirit?

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Woody Harrelson Fights to End Ivory Trade in Hawaii

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Actor Woody Harrelson joins the HSUS in urging Hawaii to stop the bloody ivory trade in the Aloha state. Read More The post Woody Harrelson Fights to End Ivory Trade in Hawaii appeared first on Ecorazzi.

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Hawaii Becomes First State to Sanction Surfing as High School Sport

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Beginning as early as spring 2013, Hawaii high school students will have more than just the standard crop of sports to choose from. “It’s quite clear, when you think of Hawaii, you think of surfing,” Hawaii Governor Neil Abercrombie said at a news conference.

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Learning Sustainability Through Play: GBO Hawaii

Green Living Ideas

If you are looking to learn more (or teach more) about sustainability, there is no better way than sharing the super fun game of GBO Hawaii. GBO Hawaii is a 2-4 person game that can best be related to that classic real estate trading game, Monopoly.

Recycle Hawaii Awarded Grant

Conservation Hawaii

Big Island nonprofit Recycle Hawaii can now do even more to keep Hawaii beautiful. Thanks to a grant from Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and The Coca-Cola Co., KAB and Coca-Cola have teamed up to support recycling efforts across the country.

Hawaii Conservation Week

Conservation Hawaii

This week, the Hawaii Conservation Alliance is helping to make that possible by supporting and hosting daily Conservation Week events.

Governor Wants to Stop Animal Performances in Hawaii

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Governor David Ige has pledged to stop issuing all permits for having performing animals at events in Hawaii, a move applauded by animals rights activists and supporters. These animals are Read More The post Governor Wants to Stop Animal Performances in Hawaii appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Entertainment News Top News

The Biochar Company Partners with Hawaii Biochar Products

Green (Living) Review

The Biochar Company, makers of Soil Reef, partner with one of the biggest producers of biochar in the US, Hawaii Biochar Products. We are so lucky to have him, and Hawaii Biochar Products, as part of our greater mission.” A number of Hunt’s customers in Hawaii are home gardeners.

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Girl Meets Unicorn in Hawaii. {Video}

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Watch Addison''s magic unfold here and, for a few minutes today, remember that sometimes dreams do come true. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) dreams come true magic Make a Wish Foundation unicorn

Farm to Table in Hawaii: Eating Local, Connecting the World.

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When we purchase food that was grown locally, we make choices that promote true sustainability—while directly supporting those who are supporting us. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Food Green WAYLON: Editor's Picks farm to table local food organic farming small farms

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Hawaii’s Energy To Be 100% Clean by 2045

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Hawaii’s governor has signed into law the state’s goal to have its energy be 100 percent renewable by 2045. This [Legislative] Session has been a terrific one as far as Read More The post Hawaii’s Energy To Be 100% Clean by 2045 appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Top News

Hawaii Beaches Eroding Quickly

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A new study by the University of Hawaii shows the state is on pace to lose 100 feet of beach in the coming decades and Maui is most at risk. Kailua beach has been fighting erosion for years but now a new study finds that Maui beaches are disappearing even faster.

Federal Government Gives Hawaii Ample Funds for Improvement of Outdoor Recreational Sites

Wend Magazine

The Federal Government has given Hawaii about $400,000 in funds to pay for improvements to National and State Park areas. This comes as a result of “high demand&# for repairs on heavily used recreation sites that need to be improved for outdoor recreation use.

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A Birder Reads a Scientific Paper

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Birding Conservation Hawaii Millerbird science TranslocationIn addition to my monthly posts here, I have also written short pieces and feature articles that rely on bird-related scientific literature.

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From Hawaii to the Heartland: Volunteers Make an Impact During Earth Month

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It’s the best hike you’ve never heard of,” said Grady Timmons, Director of Communications for the Hawaii chapter. In this way, keeping forests like Kamakou healthy protects Hawaii’s coral reefs and coastal fishing resources.

Tsunami Warning for Hawaii

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An earthquake that struck in the Queen Charlotte Islands region off the west coast of Canada has generated a tsunami that is heading towards Hawaii, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said.

Wildfire In Hawaii Puts Rainforest At Risk

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A wildfire on Hawaii’s Big Island has so far devastated 2000 acres of national park land and, if not put out, is on track to damage some of Hawaii’s most sensitive rainforest.

Protecting Hawaii’s Endangered Plants

Conservation Hawaii

With more endangered species per square mile than any other place on the planet, Hawaii has earned the unfortunate title of “endangered species capital of the world”. The Plant Extinction Prevention (PEP) program is one way we can reverse the trend and work together to protect our unique native plant species and prevent further loss. [.]. Environment Sustainability Wildlife Conservation

Recycling Programs In Hawaii

Conservation Hawaii

Recycling in Hawaii is thriving. All of the main Hawaiian Islands have active recycling operations including various recycling and redemption centers as well as non-profit and for-profit organizations that have the goal of promoting environmentally sustainable practices including recycling programs for both residential and commercial customers. On Oahu a company called RRR Recycling designed and built [.].

KUMU POHAKU (PIEDRAS COMO MAESTROS)

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Articles Spiritual Ecopsychology AEI animismo antropología Audubon Expedition Institute conciencia Diego Viegas ecopsicología ecosistemas Español espiritualidad espiritualidad basada en la tierra Hawaii Kumu Pohaku lima huli magia Pele piedras reciprocity Society for the Anthropology of Consciousness Spanish stones Stones as Teachers Tina R. KUMU POHAKU (PIEDRAS COMO MAESTRAS): DESPERTAR A LA DIMENSIÓN ESPIRITUAL DE LOS ECOSISTEMAS.

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Hawaii’s Endangered Reefs

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Originally brought to Hawaii for commercial purposes, such as keeping ice [.]. Feeling smothered? Try some uni! While that may not be the best advice for humans, it seems to be working for our local reefs. Kappaphycus, otherwise fittingly known as “smothering seaweed”, has been strangling our country’s only barrier reef system, found in Kaneohe Bay. Environment

Hawaii Horse Whisperer

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Part of staying connected to the planet, and being a responsible guardian of it, is maintaining a healthy relationship with it and respecting the other inhabitants of it. One person who has epitomized this lifestyle is Franklin Levinson, the Horse Whisperer. Levinson’s life work has focused on creating, and teaching others to have, strong bonds [.].

Hawaii Breaks Ground On New Wind Farm

Eco Friendly Daily

Hawaii is one of the many states increasing the prevalence of wind energy in their state. Hawaii is one of a handful of states which have signed into law strict guidelines regarding reducing their dependence on polluting methods of energy.

Organic Food and Sustainable Living In Hawaii

Conservation Hawaii

Hawaii is blessed with an abundance or rich, volcanic soils, a great climate and plenty of rainfall making it a great place for growing organic cops. From organic Kona coffee to organic fruits and vegetables, there is no shortage of choices when it comes to finding organic products in Hawaii. Some of Hawaii’s finest and sweetest [.].

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Hawaii Population Growth Sustainable?

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Laie-kiki: Is this how we “Envision” Laie? With plans to build hundreds of homes, churches, shops, and a 220-room Marriott hotel, apparently some do. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ insists the “Envision Laie” plan is necessary for the creation of more jobs and affordable housing in the area. The question is, for [.]. Living Green

Hawaii Seafood Council Launches Website

Conservation Hawaii

“Sustainability” and “buying local” are more than just buzzwords here in Hawaii. They are the key to a healthy, environmentally friendly future in which we can become less dependent on imports and better stewards of our ‘aina. But choosing sustainable, local options is not always easy, particularly when it comes to seafood. Competing facts, studies [.]. Environment Green Economy Living Green Sustainability Wildlife Conservation

Endangered Species Act: Potential Downlisting for Hawaiian Goose (nene)

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Habitat has been improved and conserved in some areas, though Hawaii’s increasing human population has made that a challenge. The current statewide nene population estimate is 2,855 individuals, with the wild populations on the islands of Hawaii, Maui, Molokai, Kauai, and Oahu.

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Skylights – An Eco-Friendly Way To Light Up Your Home, and a Hawaii Case Study

Green Living Ideas

The post Skylights – An Eco-Friendly Way To Light Up Your Home, and a Hawaii Case Study appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Sponsored Posts energy savings Hawaii Skylights illuminate your home natural lighting sunlight Have you ever sat at your cubicle under fluorescent lights and stared at your computer screen for 9 hours in a row, and thought, “I’d love to get the corner office…there’s a window over there.”

Hawaii Likes Smart Cars

Conservation Hawaii

It wasn’t suprised when I read an article in Pacific Business News that smart cars were selling well in Hawaii. After all, Hawaii residents seem to be more in tune with our national surroundings then our counter parts on the mainland. It was a bit of a shocker, thought, that these tiny autos would be [.].

Seven New Coral Species Discovered In Hawaii

Eco Friendly Daily

A 2007 research venture conducted in Hawaii has unveiled seven new species of bamboo coral. The islands are approximately 1,000 miles from the main islands of Hawaii. Scientists believe that six of the seven coral may even represent entirely new genera.

5 Things I Learned from Living in Hawaii.

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I left the mainland in search of something. Adventure Green Aloha community joe thompson maui

Larry Ellison to Purchase the Island of Lanai, Hawaii

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Larry Ellison is purchasing and investing in Lanai, Hawaii where he will create jobs and stimulate tourism. Read More. Environment News Top News larry ellison

New species discovered in Hawaii

Eco Friendly Daily

With its conspicuous blue eyes and shiny orange claws, this colorful crab seems hard to miss. But it’s one of many species that had likely never been seen until scientists went exploring in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument this fall.