Robin Kaye

Robin Kaye is a longtime Lanai resident and energy activist and chairman of the Friends of Lanai. He is the author of Lanai Folks.
I Tried To Get A New Driver’s License And Tripped Over HECO Cory Lum/Civil Beat

I Tried To Get A New Driver’s License And Tripped Over HECO

You have no idea how hard it can be to change your name on your electric bill.

Big Wind Has — Finally — Blown Over Sophie Cocke/Civil Beat

Big Wind Has — Finally — Blown Over

How one community organized, persisted and won a major political victory against all odds.

OIP Is More Interested in Protecting Information Than Making it Public Sophie Cocke/Civil Beat

OIP Is More Interested in Protecting Information Than Making it Public

The agency that is charged with promoting “open and transparent government in Hawaii,” OIP has clearly been neither.
Aloha, Mele Carroll: We’ll Miss You House of Representatives

Aloha, Mele Carroll: We’ll Miss You

The death of the former state rep leaves a big hole, but her life leaves us many strong and fond memories.
Life on Lanai: Still a Good Place to ‘Just Be’ Robin Kaye

Life on Lanai: Still a Good Place to ‘Just Be’

On this island, it's the small things that count most toward a good life.
Have You Caught Wind of What’s Missing From HECO’s Energy Plan? Flickr: exfordy

Have You Caught Wind of What’s Missing From HECO’s Energy Plan?

Here is why Big Wind is no longer really part of the discussion about Hawaii's energy future.
Hawaii Deserves Better Than Industrial Wind Power from ‘Big Wind’

Hawaii Deserves Better Than Industrial Wind Power from ‘Big Wind’

Robin Kaye of Friends of Lana’i says proposed 400 megawatt project a bad idea for his island and for Oahu.