Joe Rubin

Joe Rubin is a former Civil Beat staff member.
VIDEO: Does More Need To Be Done About Climate Change In Hawaii?

VIDEO: Does More Need To Be Done About Climate Change In Hawaii?

Local scientist calls for "climate proofing."
Fukushima Sparks Energy Tug Of War 2 Years Later

Fukushima Sparks Energy Tug Of War 2 Years Later

The tsunami that hit Japan is still reverberating across Hawaii.
VIDEO: Opposing Forces: Portnoy vs. Green Joe Rubin/Civil Beat

VIDEO: Opposing Forces: Portnoy vs. Green

Michael Green represented the cops in the public records fight, Jeff Portnoy advocated for students.
Hawaii Snapshot — Big Wind Becomes A Plot Line For Molokai Author

Hawaii Snapshot — Big Wind Becomes A Plot Line For Molokai Author

Mike Bond wants to save paradise — and demolish wind and cable proposals — in a new novel.
Troubled Waters: Budget Cuts Hamper An Unusual Ocean Research Project Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Troubled Waters: Budget Cuts Hamper An Unusual Ocean Research Project

Despite scientific breakthroughs, an Oahu project aimed at breeding popular yellow tang in captivity faces uncertainty.
Hawaii and Japan: Imagining The Future of Renewable Energy

Hawaii and Japan: Imagining The Future of Renewable Energy

Both communities are at the dawn of a new era of energy innovation.
Schatz Talk: Hawaii’s Newest Senator ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Climate Change

Schatz Talk: Hawaii’s Newest Senator ‘Deeply Concerned’ About Climate Change

Listen to a recent audio interview with Brian Schatz shortly before he was appointed senator.
Japan Journal: How Hula Dancers Are Helping With Fukushima Recovery

Japan Journal: How Hula Dancers Are Helping With Fukushima Recovery

Conference attendees were reminded that there is a lot more to Fukushima than its recent troubles.
Japan Journal: Video Essay From Fukushima Nuclear Plant

Japan Journal: Video Essay From Fukushima Nuclear Plant

Strapped into a radiation suit, Joe Rubin tours the Fukushima Daichi nuclear power plant.
Japan Journal: The Promise of the Wind Lens

Japan Journal: The Promise of the Wind Lens

A Japanese professor has invented a new kind of wind turbine that's smaller and more efficient.
DC808: On the Wire — After The Vote

DC808: On the Wire — After The Vote

Is the rail debate finally settled? Is Linda Lingle's political career finished in Hawaii?