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Lawsuit: Hu Honua ‘A Fiasco From The Beginning’ Jason Armstrong/Civil Beat

Lawsuit: Hu Honua ‘A Fiasco From The Beginning’

A lawsuit filed in a California court involving investors in the Big Island power plant reveals its lead investor is now skeptical of the beleaguered project.

What Has The Pandemic Taught Us About Climate Change? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

What Has The Pandemic Taught Us About Climate Change?

Some say systematic failures to respond to COVID-19 reveal just how challenging it will be to stop climate change, while others see reasons for hope.

How Is Oahu’s Trash Impacting the Waianae Coast? Claire Caulfield/Civil Beat

How Is Oahu’s Trash Impacting the Waianae Coast?

Debates within the Nanakuli and Maili community about a possible landfill expansion are heating up.

Waypoints: Charting Hawaii’s Course For A Resilient Future Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Waypoints: Charting Hawaii’s Course For A Resilient Future

We have the incredible opportunity to reimagine what is possible for our islands and our future.

Why Doesn’t Honolulu Recycle More? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Why Doesn’t Honolulu Recycle More?

Government contracts, geography and economics make it difficult to increase recycling on the island.

Regulators Nix No-Bid Contract For Big Island Power Plant Honua Ola Bioenergy

Regulators Nix No-Bid Contract For Big Island Power Plant

After more than a decade of regulatory machinations, the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission dealt what might be a death blow to Hu Honua.

A Setback For Clean Energy? No More Free Parking For Electric Vehicles Cory Lum/Civil Beat

A Setback For Clean Energy? No More Free Parking For Electric Vehicles

Advocates say incentives like parking and rebates are needed to encourage the use of EVs in Hawaii.

Hawaiian Electric Details Proposed Projects

Hawaiian Electric Details Proposed Projects

The company provided information on 16 renewable energy projects, including nine on Oahu.

Battery Farm Could Replace Coal Plant Douglas Peebles

Battery Farm Could Replace Coal Plant

The proposed project would occupy 8 acres near an industrial park.