Critically endangered bird found alive in Hawaii

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A Maui parrotbill that was thought to have died over one and a half years ago has been spotted on the slopes of a Maui volcano

Hawaii’s Plastic Beach

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Hawaii’s Plastic Beach. As the saying goes, what’s out of sight is out of mind, but there’s one place where all this pollution is being made painfully obvious: Hawaii’s Kamilo Beach, where every year tons of garbage are deposited by the waves and piled high on what was once beautiful white sand. 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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From the HuffPost ( Hawaii Lawmakers look to protect coast from climate change ): Predicting Honolulu will start experiencing frequent flooding within the next 15 to 20 years, state lawmakers are trying to pass legislation that would spend millions for a coastline protection program aimed at defending the city from regular tidal inundations. The Hawaii measure proposes sinking $4 million into the program’s development over the next two years.

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Hawaii declares a climate emergency

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Hawaii will become the first state of the U.S. ” Related: Climate change causes more intense rainfall, flooding in Hawaii With the passing of this bill, pressure is now mounting on President Joe Biden to also declare a nationwide emergency. The proposed act, just like State Senate Concurrent Resolution 44 of Hawaii , calls for collective action in fighting climate change by acknowledging it as an emergency. Here is the original: Hawaii declares a climate emergency.

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? Join the Hawaii Challenge and help The Nature Conservancy in Hawaii pinpoint where invasive weeds are in the forest, and where the leading edge is, to prevent them from taking over. Like many islands, Hawaii has amazing biodiversity. Visit the Hawaii Challenge.

Critically endangered bird found alive in Hawaii

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The golden thick-billed bird was spotted on Wednesday by Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources researcher Zach Pezzillo after recognizing its song. Critically endangered bird found alive in Hawaii. A Maui parrotbill that was thought to have died over one and a half years ago has been spotted on the slopes of a Maui volcano.

Kauhale Kai is a solar-powered, pavilion-style home on Hawaii's Big Island

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With views overlooking the west coast of Hawaii, Kauna’oa Bay sits just below Kauhale Kai

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. Chef/owner Peter Merriman , a James Beard Award winner, is the godfather of Hawaii grown. You can do a half-day immersion into how Hawaii Regional Cuisine comes to be.

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Construction Completed on the Most Energy Efficient CDC in Hawaii

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PEARL HARBOR (NNS) — Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Hawaii turned over the newest military Child Development Center (CDC) in the state to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam (JBPHH) Morale, Welfare and Recreation Jan.

Learning Sustainability Through Play: GBO Hawaii

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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. Created by Scott Cooney , an adjunct professor of Sustainability at University of Hawaii at Manoa, and author of Build a Green Small Business (McGraw-Hill). GBO Hawaii is a 2-4 person game that can best be related to that classic real estate trading game, Monopoly. This triple bottom line is especially important in Hawaii.

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. Mark Twain , on first seeing the fire and majesty of Kilauea —the world’s most active volcano, on Hawaii ‘s Big Island —enthused, “Here was room for the imagination to work!&#

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Kauhale Kai is a solar-powered, pavilion-style home on Hawaii’s Big Island

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With views overlooking the western coast of Hawaii , Kauna’oa Bay sits just below Kauhale Kai. Related: Brother – sister duo create tropical tiny home in Hawaii The designers put a focus on creating a home the family could enjoy for decades while willfully compromising to match the traditional thatched-hut village settlements, known as kauhale, nearby. Kauhale Kai is a solar-powered, pavilion-style home on Hawaii’s Big Island.

Learning from Aloha: Hawaii’s energy transformation

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See the original post here: Learning from Aloha: Hawaii’s energy transformation. The island is leaving fossil fuels and forging a path to a 100 percent clean energy economy. Business Eco Green 100-percent a-100-percent clean energy fuels-and leaving-fossil renewable energy

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? Carol Salisbury , a Hawaii native, and partner Reed Santos have spared no expense in creating a soothing, tranquil experience for the discriminating traveler.

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

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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.”

Brother sister duo create tropical tiny home in Hawaii

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Tiny homes are still all the rage within the minimalist and wanderlust communities of the world, and what better place to consider tiny living than in the warmth of the big island, Hawaii? Since the tiny house is located in Hawaii , outdoor living is an essential component. Brother sister duo create tropical tiny home in Hawaii.

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. Berwyn, PA : The Biochar Company, makers of Soil Reef™ soil amendment , are joining forces with one of the most successful biochar production companies in the US, Hawaii Biochar Products, LLC. 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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Energy Excelerator– Investing in Hawaii’s Renewable Future

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Hawaii is an amazing island state for hiking, swimming, surfing and… renewable energy innovation! According to Energy Excelerato r, “Hawaii has the ideal economic conditions for launching a clean energy company” and also some of the most pressing need for innovation. The Energy Excelerator is a startup program dedicated to helping solve the world’s energy challenges, starting in Hawaii.

Drink Local: Hawaii gets a new Microbrewery in a LEED neighborhood

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The post Drink Local: Hawaii gets a new Microbrewery in a LEED neighborhood appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Sponsored Posts beer brewpub Hawaii honolulu honolulu beerworks microbrew As kids we were told it tastes “icky” and that it’s only for adults.

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. Photo © David Meunch The hikes allow visitors to not only witness the beauty of the forest, but to learn how this important habitat plays a key role in protecting Hawaii’s freshwater resources, as well as its coral reefs. In this way, keeping forests like Kamakou healthy protects Hawaii’s coral reefs and coastal fishing resources.

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Hawaii Breaks Ground On New Wind Farm

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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. Hawaii signed into law to require seventy percent of energy to be attained through renewable energy by the year 2030. First Wind, a major wind energy company, currently has two wind farms in operation in Hawaii.

Pacific heat wave threatens coral reefs in Hawaii and other regions

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Researchers predict a major marine heat wave in the Pacific Ocean could prove disastrous to the fragile coral reefs along Hawaii’s Papa Bay and similar coastlines. Back in 2015, a prominent marine heat wave eliminated half of the Papa Bay coastline’s coral reefs that surround Hawaii’s Big Island. In 2015, we hit temperatures that we’ve never recorded ever in Hawaii ,” NOAA oceanographer Jamison Gove said.

Seven New Coral Species Discovered In Hawaii

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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. Genera are ranked above species in biological classification, which means genera encompass more organisms than particular species groupings do. The coral were discovered off islands in the Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument.

New species discovered in Hawaii

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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. An international team of biologists made the discoveries in October during a three-week survey of a remote coral atoll called French Frigate Shoals.

Aloha! Better Place Plans First Commercial Battery Charging Network in Hawaii

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Better Place, the electric car technology company headquartered in Palo Alto California, and headed by Israeli entrepreneur Shai Agassi is now preparing to establish its first commercial battery recharging network in the American state of Hawaii. The plan to establish the Batter Place network in Hawaii will include other charging stations at Hawaiian Electric Co. facilities and at the Hawaii Center for Advanced Transportation Technologies in Honolulu.

How Hawaii has built momentum to become a renewable energy leader

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Original post: How Hawaii has built momentum to become a renewable energy leader. The effort has been strewn with obstacles. Business Green been-strewn clean energy effort-has energy & climate renewable energy with-obstacles

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How Hawaii has built momentum to become a renewable energy leader

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View post: How Hawaii has built momentum to become a renewable energy leader. The effort has been strewn with obstacles. Business Green been-strewn clean energy effort-has energy & climate renewable energy with-obstacles

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In Hawaii and Colorado, governments and the private sector electrify transportation

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Excerpt from: In Hawaii and Colorado, governments and the private sector electrify transportation. An innovation lab on mobility helps projects move from point A to point B. Business Green cities climate change cynics electric vehicles electrification electromobility innovation-lab leadership optimists-seem winning-out

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U.S. Task Force Finds Increasing Impacts Of Global Warming In Hawaii

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Recently the United States’ Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force met in Hawaii to discuss changes on the various islands of the state. The Interagency Climate Change Adaptation Task Force stopped in Honolulu, Hawaii to discuss with local officials and local residents how climate change may be impacting the area. Officials in the State of Hawaii are indicating that global warming is already affecting the state in ways not expected, at least not at such an early date.

Hawaii Tackling Issue Of Coral Damage With Fines

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Hawaii, which contains approximately 84 percent of all coral considered in the United States, has taken protection of coral reefs very seriously especially in terms of boaters. Hawaii legally can impose fines, however, until recently they rarely did. However, Hawaii soon found that their fines were insufficient in stopping coral damage from escalating. Hawaii has indicated that they intend to sue the U.S.

Eco & Vegan in Hawaii (Maui)

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My best friends from childhood and I are reuniting from around the country during a trip to Hawaii this March. None of us are married and we're all young, so we figure this is the time to do it! While flying isn't eco-friendly, I am determined to make this trip as eco-vegan as possible. I would love your advice on where to go in Maui (I'll be in Lahaina). Here's what I've discovered so far: Down to Earth - ALL VEGETARIAN Organic & Natural? Store (cool!)

This DIY off-grid home in Hawaii includes a permaculture farm

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Ambitious couple Arina and Zen Moriya have done just that by creating an off-grid oasis within the jungles of Pahoa, Hawaii. Original post: This DIY off-grid home in Hawaii includes a permaculture farm. Living an off-grid lifestyle is a dream for many, but it’s also incredibly tough to achieve. Still, there are a select few who manage to do it with such style that it makes the transition from running the endless rat race to sustainable living look relatively easy.

Kauai, Hawaii: 5 great green non-resorts

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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. 5 great green resorts on Kauai Kauai: 5 great eco-minded resorts Honolulu’s first designer boutique hotel is green Hawaii: where to stay at the volcano Hawaii’s best farm-to-fork tour. | Garden Isle Green |.

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Seeds of Freedom and Gardens of Hope: Vandana Shiva visits Hawaii

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Hawaii was blessed last week with the appearance of internationally recognized seed-saving and anti-GMO activist Dr. Vandana Shiva. Dr. Shiva, trained as a physicist, has become the world’s most outspoken critic of the corporate takeover of our food system.

Wanderlust Festival to be Held in Chile and Hawaii in 2013 (I’m Excited!!)

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So I was really excited to hear that Wanderlust will not only be back at all its regular locations again this year, but that they are also doing festivals in Hawaii and Chile (info about Chile won’t be available until later this month)! Escapes chile festival hawaii north shore o'ahu surfing wanderlust yogaI attended Wanderlust in Stowe, Vermont this past summer, and had SUCH a blast.

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Hana Hideaway: A stunningly green dwelling in Old Hawaii

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Hana Hideaway: A stunningly green dwelling in Old Hawaii. Hana Hideaway is a custom eco-friendly home for a tranquil stay in Old Hawaii. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //. gallery //. Transportation. Architecture. Technology. Green Products. Solar Power. More >>. Renewable Energy. Green Homes. Concepts. Gadgets. Recycling. Green Living. Innovations. Wind Power. Green Tips.

Aqua Bamboo: a green sanctuary in the heart of Waikiki

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All Hawaii Honolulu Oahu United States Aqua Bamboo Honolulu green hotel Kat Schuett Oahu green hotel Waikiki green hotel | ‘The Cool Place’ | Just a five minute walk from Waikiki beach, tucked in between high-rise hotels, fancy restaurants and the haute couture shopping district, lies a true Hawaiian oasis—Aqua Bamboo.

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East Maui: the heart of Hawaiian culture at Travaasa Hana

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All Hana Hawaii Hotels Maui United States green hotel Hana Laurel Miller Reuters sustainable restaurant Hana Travaasa Hana | Truer Shade of Green | The heart of Hawaiian culture is family, food, and ’aina, or a connection to the land.

Health-conscious travelers near half of U.S. market

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Big Island of Hawaii Coeur d''Alene Colorado Colorado Springs Florida Green Travel News Idaho North America Palm Beach San Diego The Americas United States Virginia Warrenton Airlie Breakers Palm Beach Broadmoor Coeur d''Alene Resort Global Wellness Tourism Congress Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel del Coronado Institute for Healthy Destination Accreditation Mauna Kea Resort wellness travel | Green Travel News | Health-conscious travelers now make up more than 40 percent of the U.S.

Surf for the new LEED hotel on Honolulu’s Waikiki beach

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Hawaii Honolulu Oahu United States green hotel Honolulu green hotel Waikiki Hokulani Waikiki LEED hotel Honolulu LEED hotel Waikiki | Green Travel News | Hokulani Waikiki by Hilton Grand Vacations Club, which opened a year ago in December 2013, has achieved LEED certification as recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

Moon wobble could lead to massive flooding

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In the 2030s, Hawaii and Guam will be in trouble, along with just about every piece of U.S. Green africa climate change coast flooding hawaii home moon nasa noaa otherConsidering retiring on the coast one day? Better rethink your plans. A new NASA study explains that a cute-sounding phenomenon called a “ moon wobble” could lead to devastating coastal floods in the next decade. “In the mid-2030s, every U.S.

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Moon wobble could lead to massive flooding

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In the 2030s, Hawaii and Guam will be in trouble, along with just about every piece of U.S. Green a-cabinets-and a-simple-life bhutan climate change flooding hawaii nasa politics seattleConsidering retiring on the coast one day? Better rethink your plans. A new NASA study explains that a cute-sounding phenomenon called a “ moon wobble” could lead to devastating coastal floods in the next decade. “In the mid-2030s, every U.S.

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Solar Impulse 2 journey suspended until 2016!

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Solar Impulse 2, the aircraft attempting to circumnavigate the world fueled only by sun power , will be grounded in Hawaii until next April for battery repairs. On July 3, the plane completed the longest leg of its global flight – a record-breaking (non-stop, solo piloted) five-day, five-night journey from Nagoya, Japan, to Hawaii – during which its storage batteries overheated, sustaining “irreversible” damage, according to a statement from the team.

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