We are seeking donations of respirators and cartridges for Lāhaina families and volunteers. Resources in Hawaiʻi are limited and we are looking to our friends on the continent for support. Details below. Thank you to the many who have reached out to offer your support in the wake of the tragic fires on Maui. This … Read more MAUI DONATIONS AND NEEDS
by Debbie Ward In 2011, the Feed in Tariff (FIT) program was initiated to provide farmers and ranchers an opportunity to initiate solar projects, and offered high rates to produce solar power that were competitive with fossil fuel power production. In the twelve ensuing years, the cost of solar power is now dramatically lower than … Read more Solar power project in Ocean View is opposed by local residents
Forest or Pasture? by Debbie Ward Transfer of forested conservation lands to permanent pasture will be decided at a BLNR meeting to be announced in August or September. The agenda item was removed in June, but we expect it to posted again soon. To see if it’s on the agenda, and find out how to … Read more Transfer of forested conservation lands to permanent pasture – Take Action!
Legal Action Taken to Protect Threatened and Endangered Species from Industrial Finfish AquacultureCoalition files intent to sue US Army Corps for failure to adequately assess threat of factory finfish farms to ocean ecosystems and animals Please review this Sierra Club link: https://addup.sierraclub.org/campaigns/protect-our-oceans-from-floating-fish-cafos
Aloha! The new and re-newed members on the Hawai’i Island Group Executive Committee from the recent election are provided below. They will join the continuing ExComm members. Cory Harden was also elected, but Cory decided to step aside to focus on her committee work as Chair of the Conservation and Political Committees. Please join our … Read more ExComm Election Results
Regular Meetings Regularly scheduled meetings for 3rd MONDAYS each month on Zoom until further notice. (Meetings subject to change.) Upcoming meetings:Executive Committee meeting starts at 5pm and Conservation Committee at 6pm. For more info on Zoom notification or to confirm a date, please contact: email@example.com