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Hawaiian green sea turtle rebound shows conservation strengths

KAPA‘A — De-listing the Hawaiian green sea turtle as an endangered species would still keep the animal protected, according to a presentation at Kapa‘a Public Library Wednesday.

De-listing is required when all the criteria for recovery are met, said Don Heacock, Kaua‘i District Aquatic Biologist at Hawai‘i Division of Aquatic Resources,…

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Added by GREENHAWAIICOM on October 8, 2012 at 3:24pm — No Comments

UH to Hold Ewaste Recycling Events in October

UH will hold free ewaste recycling events in October at UH Hilo and Kealakehe High School. The university has held the collection program every two years since 2006 and has collected 4.25 million pounds of electronics waste during that time. Photo courtesy of University of Hawaii.

The University of Hawai‘i will hold free…

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Added by GREENHAWAIICOM on October 5, 2012 at 1:30am — No Comments

VIDEO: County tackles geothermal health study, night drilling

HILO, Hawaii: The County of Hawaii released more information on the Independent Geothermal Health Assessment Joint Fact Finding Study.

Health concerns related to the production of geothermal energy on the island has led to the initiative.

Mayor Billy Kenoi first spoke of these specific plans at a Leilani…

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Added by GREENHAWAIICOM on October 5, 2012 at 12:41am — No Comments

Marketing Conference for Nursery Industries Oct. 19-21

A three-day conference on marketing strategies for the floriculture and nursery industries will be held in Hilo October 19-21. Photo courtesy of Hawaii Deptartment of Agriculture.

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Added by GREENHAWAIICOM on October 5, 2012 at 12:30am — No Comments

Hawaii's Beef Industry Crushed By Drought Just As Locally Grown Meat Finally Catches On

Derek Maeda, meat manager at the Foodland Farms Aina Haina store, puts Hawaii grass fed beef through a meat grinder in Honolulu on Sept. 28, 2012. National trends in locally grown foods and grass-fed beef have caught on in Hawaii, but crushing drought has made it…
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Added by GREENHAWAIICOM on October 4, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Hawaii Fishing and Seafood Festival slated for this weekend in Honolulu

The seventh annual Hawaii Fishing and Seafood Festival will be held this weekend at Harbor View Center and in Honolulu Fishing Village, Pier 38. Among the highlights: …

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Added by GREENHAWAIICOM on October 4, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Lanai's new owner sees isle as model for sustainability

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Added by GREENHAWAIICOM on October 3, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Hawaii Receives $379,000 for Specialty Crops Grants

The Big Island Beekeepers Association was one of two Hawaii Island groups awarded USDA grants to support specialty crops. Photo credit Denise Laitinen.
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Added by GREENHAWAIICOM on October 2, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

NZ Wave Power Device Heading To Hawaii After Oregon Test

WET-NZ Device tested off Oregon coast (image via Pete Danko/EarthTechling)

WET-NZ, the wave energy converter that became the first such device to plug in to a new test buoy off the Oregon coast in late August, will soon move…

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Added by GREENHAWAIICOM on October 1, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Chief Volcano watcher discusses geothermal issues

How far can the Big Island safely push geothermal development to meet growing energy demands throughout the island and state of Hawai`i? Scientists at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory wrestled with that question during a recent Park after Dark event. In response to audience questions, Chief Scientist Jim Kauahikaua said available historical data casts doubt…

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Added by GREENHAWAIICOM on October 1, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Hawaiian Electric upgrades East Honolulu system with smart technology

Hawaiian Electric Co. has upgraded service for about 12,400 customers in East Honolulu with smart technology that will allow the utility to reduce power outage times from hours to minutes in some situations.

The $15.4 million project,…

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Added by GREENHAWAIICOM on September 26, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii Top-Ranked Health Plan In The State

Hawaii’s Largest Integrated-care Organization Achieves National Top 20 Ranking for Quality and Service

Kaiser Permanente Hawaii continued to demonstrate strong commitment to quality and service, ranking as the number one health plan in the state and among the top 20 health plans in the nation, according to the…

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Added by GREENHAWAIICOM on September 26, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Revolusun Gives Solar Suitcase to Assist Aloha Medical Mission in Remote Areas

Aloha Medical Mission president Dr. Bradley Wong and RevoluSun project developer John Cheever with the Solar Suitcase that will assist AMA doctors perfrom medical procedures in remote areas.…

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Added by GREENHAWAIICOM on September 25, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

Big Turnout For Molokai Energy Meeting But No One Likes Big Wind

Aloha. On behalf of I Aloha Molokai I would like to personally thank the nearly 200 people who turned out last Thursday for the Hawaii Clean Energy PEIS meeting here on Molokai.

A total of 68 people testified against the proposed Big Wind/Undersea Cable project on Molokai and Lanai, and not one person spoke in favor. In eight public meetings on…

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Added by GREENHAWAIICOM on September 25, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Ka‘ana Mana‘o: UH-MC major proves sustainability no longer just a catchy buzzword

For this month's Ka'ana Mana'o, we asked University of Hawaii Maui College faculty Joie Taylor and Tim Botkin, and adjunct faculty member Kristen Freeman, to update the community on the new Sustainable Science Management Program.

"We launched the program one year ago," says Taylor, the program director.…

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Added by GREENHAWAIICOM on September 24, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

VIDEO: Amazing video of baby dolphin birth at Hawaii resort

New baby dolphin born to 12 year old mother, Keo, at Dolphin Quest Hawaii

Video by Dolphin Quest Hawaii via YouTube

WAIKOLOA, Hawaii: There is a new member of the family at Dolphin Quest Hawaii located at the Hilton Waikoloa Village. The new baby dolphin – the first second generation calf born at the…

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Added by GREENHAWAIICOM on September 20, 2012 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Maui Ag & Natural Resources Industry Day Friday

In partnership with Maui Economic Development Board, Maui County Farm Bureau, UH Maui College will present Maui Agriculture & Natural…

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Added by GREENHAWAIICOM on September 20, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Hawaii’s Green Jobs Future Is Right in the Heart of Honolulu

Last month Hawaii’s business, government and community leaders gathered along the waterfront of Kewalo Basin to celebrate the launch of Ho‘āhu, a capital campaign for the Kupu Green Job Training Center. Just a few years ago, that same property was the site of drugs, homelessness and crime. Now it is the site of great hope for Hawaii’s youth and its growing…

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Added by GREENHAWAIICOM on September 20, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

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