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Kuokoa Board Members Headline Hawaii Energy Conference

Kuokoa Board Members Headline Hawaii Energy Conference

Speakers not chosen for affiliation with start-up trying to buy HECO, state says.

Hawaii Development Corp. Trips Over Sunshine Law

New agency cancels first public meeting after learning it hadn't followed rules.
Hawaii PUC Lags Far Behind Other States Civil Beat

Hawaii PUC Lags Far Behind Other States

State regulators struggle with limited staff and funds.
EPA Worries Maui Wastewater Threatens Drinking Water

EPA Worries Maui Wastewater Threatens Drinking Water

Pending order would require additional treatment of sewage discharge.
Proposed Protections for Hawaii Monk Seals Could Have Broad Implications

Proposed Protections for Hawaii Monk Seals Could Have Broad Implications

UPDATED Coastal construction, military activities and energy projects are on the table.
A Hawaii Carbon Tax?

A Hawaii Carbon Tax?

Idea up for debate as state strives to meet deadline for greenhouse gas rules.
Fishermen Oppose Extra Protections for Hawaiian Monk Seals NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science Center

Fishermen Oppose Extra Protections for Hawaiian Monk Seals

Expanded conservation zone for the endangered species stirs controversy.
Hawaii Biofuels Option Could Prove Costly

Hawaii Biofuels Option Could Prove Costly

Utility redacts pricing for local biofuels, but cost is expected to be high.