Citizen Science Tuesday: Hawaii Challenge

Nature Conservancy - Science

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.

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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Woody Harrelson Fights to End Ivory Trade in Hawaii


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.

Governor Wants to Stop Animal Performances in Hawaii


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

Hawaii Becomes First State to Sanction Surfing as High School Sport

Wend Magazine

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.

Aqua Bamboo: a green sanctuary in the heart of Waikiki

Green Traveler Guides

All Hawaii Honolulu Oahu United States Aqua Bamboo Honolulu green hotel Kat Schuett Oahu green hotel Waikiki green hotel

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

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | Health-conscious travelers now make up more than 40 percent of the U.S. travel marketplace and that number is trending upward—fast.

Wildfire In Hawaii Puts Rainforest At Risk


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.

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

Conservancy Talk

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.

East Maui: the heart of Hawaiian culture at Travaasa Hana

Green Traveler Guides

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.

Estonia: Just a Few Netflix Titles Away from “Trumping” the U.S.

Elephant Journal

education Estonia free health care hawaii politics trump vacationWhat I do know is that when a 14-year-old kid from Estonia is talking about the American income gap and wage inequality in the middle of his Hawa. Adventure Enlightened Society Travel Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only.

Can Traditional Agriculture Restore the Reef?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Agriculture Coral Reefs Ecosystem Services food security Hawaii marineTraditional taro cultivation provides many ecological and economic benefits. Photo: © Grady Timmons/TNC. By Matt Miller.

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).

The ‘Alal uses tools, Climate Change Hammers Hawaii

10,000 Birds

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.

Hawaii’s Plastic Beach

Green Home Blog

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.

Hawaii's greenest resort

Green Traveler Guides

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.)

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

Elephant Journal

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

Brown Noddies: Brave Little Terns

10,000 Birds

Birds Birds of New Zealand French Frigate Shoals Hawaii ternsThe noddies form their own little subgroup within the terns, a small tropical group (how related they are to each other I am unsure) that will be familiar to anyone birding on tropical islands, especially those far from continents. The name of these terns comes from their utter fearlessness on their breeding grounds, which was sadly taken for foolhardiness.

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

Green Prophet

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. Photo: Travel to Hawaii Reviewed.

What is the State Bird of Hawaii?

10,000 Birds

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.

Larry Ellison to Purchase the Island of Lanai, Hawaii


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

Becoming a Witness to Climate Change

Conservancy Talk

My first filming expedition was up a 11,000-foot volcano to the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii to learn about the Keeling Curve – a series of measurements that have plotted the ongoing change in concentration of carbon dioxide in Earth’s atmosphere since 1958.

Altruism, Albatrosses, and Vicious Young Men

10,000 Birds

27, 2015 Christian Gutierrez, Raymond Justice, and Carter Mesker went on a camping trip to Ka’ena Point Natural Area Reserve on Oahu, Hawaii. On Dec.

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.

The Snipe Hunt: Myth and Reality

Nature Conservancy - Science

I met Ali at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park while he was on a world tour of biological stations, traveling with a translator and a passel of trapping gear (made mostly from bamboo and other natural materials) to share his skills and knowledge with biologists.

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.

Close Encounter: Swimming with the Sharks

Conservancy Talk

Twenty four hours after touching down on Palmyra Atoll — a profoundly remote spot 1,000 miles south of Hawaii , where the skies are rarely marred by even the contrail of a passing airliner — photographer Tim Calver and I were aboard the research boat Zenobia.

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The Terns of Tern Island

10,000 Birds

Along with Nihoa Island this is the only place this species occurs in Hawaii. Birds features French Frigate Shoals hawaii seabirds ternsI’ve spoken before about the time I was lucky enough to work on Tern Island in French Frigate Shoals.

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A Conversation with Ram Dass: Guru, Path & Loving Awareness.

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Meditation Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Yoga Conversation with Ram Dass eric klein guru hawaii healing Health & Wellness interview life Loving Awareness meditation mindfulness path ram dass spirituality videoRam Dass is one of the trail blazers in the world of contemporary American spirituality.

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?

Explained in 90 Seconds: What the @#% Is Climate Change Doing.

Mother Jones

11, 2013 3:01 AM PST Tweet Imagine this is your office: a tropical island skirted by coral-packed azure waters, somewhere near the equator between Hawaii and Tahiti. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo.

Ho’oponopono: A Powerful Way to Forgive

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Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) ceremony forgive forgiveness hawaii hawaiian healing healing Ho’oponopono letting go prayerApparently, holding a grudge can manifest so clearly in the body, that it can literally weigh us down. Holding onto anger means holding onto stress hormones, and letting go can actually allow us.

Island Mongoose: Conservation Villain or Scapegoat? Or Both?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Invasive Species Mammals Caribbean Hawaii Invasive species islands mammals sea turtles A non-native mongoose in a live trap. Photo: Buzz Hoagland. By Matt Miller.

How Hawaii Cracked Me Open. ~ Stephanie Juris

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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.

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.

The Black Album: Black Birders, Blackpoll Warblers, Black-tailed Godwits, Black Flamingos, and more

10,000 Birds

Scientists investigate the DNA of Hawaii’s free-roaming fowl. News Barn Owl Berlin black birders black-tailed godwit blackpoll warbler bryan’s shearwater common redpoll crowdfunding flamingos Frankfurt hammerkop Hawaii Hoary Redpoll Jonathan Franzen Malta Seattle the birds weather

5 great green Maui beach resorts

Green Traveler Guides

M aui is Hawaii ‘s most-visited island. The Grand Wailea, which is Maui’s largest employer, was honored in 2005 with a Hawaii Green Business Award and in 2008 by the island’s utility for energy conservation. | Kapalua to Wailea |.

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.

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.