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Building A Cultural Center Above The Clouds Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2015

Building A Cultural Center Above The Clouds

It would be a place of pride for Hawaiians, who are known for aloha and sustainability.

What Are We Waiting For? Our Islands Are In Peril Courtesy: Andrew Richard Hara

What Are We Waiting For? Our Islands Are In Peril

Let’s wisely use Hawaii’s island’s resources — geothermal and the stars above Mauna Kea.

Why Aren’t Our Candidates For Governor Discussing Energy? Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat/2017

Why Aren’t Our Candidates For Governor Discussing Energy?

No one is talking about our most critical problem — the high cost of energy.

Maui Power Plant Woes Illustrate Need For Sustainability HGGRC/2022

Maui Power Plant Woes Illustrate Need For Sustainability

Geothermal is a baseload renewable energy that can enable Hawaii to achieve clean energy goals.

Let’s Think Bigger When It Comes To Governing Mauna Kea Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Let’s Think Bigger When It Comes To Governing Mauna Kea

A cultural and science center would support present and future generations of Hawaiians who work for cultural preservation, education, research, science and ecology.

If The Farmer Makes Money, The Farmer Will Farm Cory Lum/Civil Beat

If The Farmer Makes Money, The Farmer Will Farm

By partnering renewable energy production with agriculture, affordable power can be produced alongside local farming.

Some Guidance For UH Board Of Regents On Maunakea Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2015

Some Guidance For UH Board Of Regents On Maunakea

The problems concerning the Thirty Meter Telescope stem from an inadequate accommodation of Hawaiian culture.

Anti-Science Fear Is Putting Hawaii At Risk of ‘Cultural and Economic Poverty’ Anita Hofschneider/Civil Beat

Anti-Science Fear Is Putting Hawaii At Risk of ‘Cultural and Economic Poverty’

Cultures that fall backwards are those that fear advancement, fear change and cling to a mythicized view of yesteryear.
Praise for Outgoing PUC Chair Mina Morita PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Praise for Outgoing PUC Chair Mina Morita

We should be thanking her for blocking the Aina Koa Pono project, not criticizing her over it.