Trisha Kehaulani Watson

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: The Beauty of Being Satisfied With ‘Enough’ Trisha Kehaulani Watson/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: The Beauty of Being Satisfied With ‘Enough’

It was a tenet of Native Hawaiians and other indigenous people to use resources in moderation and not overaccumulate wealth.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Protecting Farms Must Be A Climate Priority Katie Boon/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Protecting Farms Must Be A Climate Priority

While rising sea levels get much of the attention, another significant threat is the impact of severe weather on Hawaii’s mountains, watersheds and ag lands.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: This Maui Fight Doesn’t Belong In The Supreme Court Darla White/Hawaii DLNR

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: This Maui Fight Doesn’t Belong In The Supreme Court

We’re better off if some environmental battles were resolved with innovation and negotiation rather than in a courtroom.

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Do We Really Know Who We Are Anymore? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Trisha Kehaulani Watson: Do We Really Know Who We Are Anymore?

The promise of what Hawaii could be seems simultaneously more powerful and empty than ever today.

There’s Nothing Courageous About Hawaiians Attacking Hawaiians Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

There’s Nothing Courageous About Hawaiians Attacking Hawaiians

The recent attack on the Office of Hawaiian Affairs was entirely unacceptable.

Roll of Thunder: Lifting The Veil On Na‘i Aupuni Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Roll of Thunder: Lifting The Veil On Na‘i Aupuni

Many feel Na‘i Aupuni is nothing but an elaborate attempt to force Hawaiians into making a decision they do not fully understand.
Understanding Hawaiian Innovation and Ingenuity

Understanding Hawaiian Innovation and Ingenuity

We're not anti-science. But innovation cannot cause environmental destruction or degradation.
Here Is How We Save the Hawaiian Monk Seal Courtesy of B.E.A.C.H.

Here Is How We Save the Hawaiian Monk Seal

Seal salvation requires better coordination and more resources; community help and tolerance are key to survival, study finds.
Remote Islands Expansion Is a Critical Step Toward Healthy Pacific Region Enric Sala

Remote Islands Expansion Is a Critical Step Toward Healthy Pacific Region

The president has an opportunity to create a unique cultural and conservation legacy with the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument.
A Dream Realized — Progress on Fishpond Restoration Regulations Hui o Kuapā

A Dream Realized — Progress on Fishpond Restoration Regulations

The fishponds are truly unique forms of aquaculture. They were once a vital component of Native Hawaiian communities.
So the Interior Department Wants Input on Hawaiian Nation-Building? PF Bentley/Civil Beat

So the Interior Department Wants Input on Hawaiian Nation-Building?

There is no justification for denying Hawaiians an opportunity to become fully educated on their history so they can make informed decisions.
‘Kumu Hina’: A Story of Triumph for All of Hawaii From the film, Kuma Hina

‘Kumu Hina’: A Story of Triumph for All of Hawaii

To support those we love, we must bear witness to their struggles and triumphs, and understand their perspectives.