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

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Hokulani Waikiki […] Surf for the new LEED hotel on Honolulu’s Waikiki beach is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. 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).

Honolulu's Halekulani intros 'GMO-free cuisine'

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Honolulu’s first designer boutique hotel is green

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And this is Hotel Renew , Honolulu’s first upscale boutique hotel with a hip, eco vibe. Honolulu’s first designer boutique hotel is green is a post from: Green Traveler Guides. Hotel Renew: Honolulu’s green boutique hotel 5 great green resorts on Kauai Honolulu’s Halekulani intros ‘GMO-free cuisine’ Hawaii: where to stay at the volcano Hawaii’s best farm-to-fork tour. Hotels Hawaii Honolulu| NYC … LA … SF? |.

Sustainable Living in Honolulu: Public Transit, Biking, Renewables, Recycling, Compost, and Local Food

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The post Sustainable Living in Honolulu: Public Transit, Biking, Renewables, Recycling, Compost, and Local Food appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Alternative Energy Alternative Fuel and Transportation Bicycling Green Lifestyle Recycling bike bike lane bus compost energy green living honolulu sustainability sustainable waste water Sustainability is just about the biggest buzzword since synergy or gluten.

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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Honolulu Living Foods Challenge! Get Healthy in 2015 with Local Foods!

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The post Honolulu Living Foods Challenge! January is the month of the Living Foods Challenge! Join friends from across Oahu to partake in a month of eating locally and living well. Get Healthy in 2015 with Local Foods! appeared first on Green Living Ideas. Food and Cuisine events Hawaii local foods locavorism new year''s resolutions plant-based diet

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

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Sponsored Posts beer brewpub Hawaii honolulu honolulu beerworks microbrew As kids we were told it tastes “icky” and that it’s only for adults. As adults, we use it to tell the time with phrases like “Beer-thirty” No major American holiday, sporting event or backyard BBQ is complete without it, and thanks to the explosion of microbreweries, brewpubs, craft brewers and home brewers it.

Solar Panel System Operation Maintenance: 5 Low Cost Ways To Keep Your Home’s PV System Optimized and Running Efficiently

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Sponsored Posts cleaning efficiency Hawaii honolulu maintenance savings solar panels Just like the car that’s parked in your driveway, your solar panels will need periodic maintenance to keep them operating efficiently and at peak performance. After all, you wouldn’t spend thousands of dollars on a new BMW and then never change the oil to only have the engine explode on you one day, right?

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A sticky situation

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A massive molasses spill this week in Honolulu Harbor could lead to an increase in the number of sharks, barracuda and eels as well as bacteria in the area, the Hawaii Department of Health warned. "While "While molasses is not harmful to the public directly, the substance is polluting the water, causing fish to die and could lead to an increase in predator species," the health department said in a prepared statement Wednesday. "The

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What's up with folks in Hawaii?

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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 project would focus on urban Honolulu but act as a pilot program for other coastal communities around the state.

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Sustainability Unconference is coming to Atlanta!

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We wrote a few months ago about the Honolulu Sustainability Unconference, and we’re so happy to let you know that there is another Unconference happening this month in Atlanta, and there are still tickets available! Just like the Honolulu event, the Atlanta Sustainability Unconference offers a unique take on the traditional conference setup: instead of.

Well, all I can smell is molasses*

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Today in natural resource damage assessment : A shipping company will pay Hawaii more than $15 million to settle a spill that put 233,000 gallons of molasses into Honolulu Harbor in 2013. The $15.4

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I'm just humbled to be nominated (and arrogant enough to believe I contribute)

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Honolulu. On Wednesday, Louis Zacharilla, co-founder of the Intelligent Community Forum. ICF), announced the organization's seven finalists for the 2013. Intelligent Community of the Year. The announcement was made during the. final day of the Pacific Telecommunications Council's annual meeting in. The seven finalists -- Columbus, Ohio; Oulu, Finland; Stratford, Canada; Taichung City, Taiwan; Tallinn, Estonia; Taoyuan County, Taiwan; and.

Plastic + Ocean = Very Sick Turtle

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Conference in Honolulu tries to get a grip on plastic pollution. A marine turtle in Florida passed 74 foreign objects over a period of one month. Let’s not mince our words: plastic pollution sucks. The source of David de Rothschild’s inspiration to sail the Pacific on a lumbering catamaran made from 12, 500 plastic bottles, plastic exacts a terrible toll on about 100,000 marine creatures every year.

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Pono Home: Creating Greener, Healthier Homes

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Pono Home is changing the face of green living in Honolulu. Recent studies show that Honolulu has some of the most expensive electricity in the country, most of which is supplied by imported fossil fuels. Pono is a Hawaiian word that translates to uprightness, balance, righteousness, or correctness.

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Happy 40th, Chez Panisse!

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best 3 green restaurants Honolulu’s Halekulani intros ‘GMO-free cuisine’ San Francisco’s “green aquarium” boosts shark research UPDATE: Cavallo Point Lodge now offers integrative medicine Capitol green: Restaurant Nora. | Green Travel News |. T his week is the 40th anniversary of the first meal served at Alice Waters ‘ Chez Panisse , the iconic Berkeley , Calif. temple of green cuisine.

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

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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. Global warming concerns run high in island communities, namely due to fears of increasing sea level rises from melting glaciers. However, changing weather patterns and the increasing temperatures in general will also impact island populations.

Four hoteliers are world's most ethical

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10 Amazing Food Co-ops Across America

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The Honolulu store serves up raw, vegan, gluten-free baked goods, hosts movie and poetry nights, and has eight flavors of kombucha on tap! Cooperatively owned grocery stores exist all over the country. Some have thousands of members and have been around since the 1970s, and some opened within the past few years to serve communities with unusual needs. Watch this video about the advantages of shopping at co-ops, and check this directory for information about food co-ops near you.

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Celebrating Thanksgiving as an OFW in America

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Los Angeles, San Diego, Honolulu, and Clark Country in Nevada are the most important locations for Filipino migrants. Thanksgiving Day in the US will fall on November 26 this year. It is one of the US Federal Holidays and an important day in the American calendar.

Escape to Green Wine Country for Earth Day

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Wishing you a greener holiday!

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When green jobs are negative

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In just a few years, local bans on plastic bags have spread from San Francisco to Honolulu to the North Shore of Massachusetts. This is a special day. It is not very often I get to check the solid waste category box: lawmakers in Sacramento are trying to make California the first state to approve a blanket ban on this most ubiquitous of consumer products.

Pono Home Launches Crowdfunding Campaign!

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Pono Home, based in Honolulu, Hawaii, offers homeowners and renters a chance to save energy , save money and clean their home of toxic and carcinogenic chemicals. Recently we wrote about one of our favorite new companies, Pono Home. They’ve just launched a crowdfunding campaign , and we wanted to remind you about how awesome this company is… and let you know about the opportunity to be a part of the team!

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Go for the green photo: #9

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Central California: 5th annual Earth Day Food & Wine fest

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

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The news, as reported in the online edition of the Pacific Business news site reported that five recharging posts will be installed in the parking garage of Honolulu’s Sharaton Waikiki Hotel. facilities and at the Hawaii Center for Advanced Transportation Technologies in Honolulu. Will this Waikiki beach front also include Better Place recharging stations?

Go for the green photo: #7

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skillshare!

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Last week I was lucky enough to attend my first Skillshare event here in Honolulu; I had cooking lessons and vegetarian meals as my currency, in hopes of trading for some audio-visual assistance and/or some graphic design assistance for my new business. Have you heard of Skillshare? This is a VERY cool concept based on the principles of DIY (do-it-yourself) and community building. The basic premise is that those with skills (cooking, building, gardening, knitting, etc.)

Green hotel in Greece? No problem…

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Tealet: Sharing Responsible, Sustainable Tea with the World

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The Honolulu-based Tealet is growing and seeing good customer feedback, and expects to continue to expand its operations in Asia helping farmers stay financially viable (and hopefully steering farmers away from Monsanto and their false promises ). Among the companies we love here at Green Living Ideas is an international tea wholesaler called Tealet. The company was founded by a Elyse Petersen, who completed her MBA at the University of Hawaii who was a leader of the Net Impact chapter.

San Francisco to install 5000 electric car chargers

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Coming soon: sensual green in the Maldives

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Ubud, Bali: visit the Eat Pray Love cafe

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Sunday photo: yikes stripes!

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Go for the green photo: #8

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Sweden's Treehotel adds 2 more eco-suites

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Marriott leads global hotel chains in sustainability

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Tourism website for sustainable marine management

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Hawaii's best farm-to-fork tour

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Sensual green in the Maldives

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Being green is not just for eco-lodges anymore

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Pittsburgh's newest luxury hotel LEED Gold certified

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