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Hawaii Snapshot — Big Wind Becomes A Plot Line For Molokai Author

Hawaii Snapshot — Big Wind Becomes A Plot Line For Molokai Author

Mike Bond wants to save paradise — and demolish wind and cable proposals — in a new novel.
Pro-Wind Signs Come Down on Lanai Sophie Cocke/ Civil Beat

Pro-Wind Signs Come Down on Lanai

Big Wind project remains up in the air — community benefits in limbo.
Off The Beat: The Mouse That Roared

Off The Beat: The Mouse That Roared

Tiny Molokai will work for big change.
Big Wind Opponents Suffer Defeat in House

Big Wind Opponents Suffer Defeat in House

Hawaii's interisland cable bill closer to becoming law.
Time Running Out For Hawaii Wind Farm Grant

Time Running Out For Hawaii Wind Farm Grant

HECO pressures state regulators to quickly approve new contract or rates will be higher.
The Fate Of Lanai Hinges On A Los Angeles Real Estate Tycoon

The Fate Of Lanai Hinges On A Los Angeles Real Estate Tycoon

Residents worry, but David Murdock and his people keep mum.
Sempra’s Giant Solar Farm Unlikely Replacement for Molokai Big Wind

Sempra’s Giant Solar Farm Unlikely Replacement for Molokai Big Wind

Solar developer doesn't expect to meet deadline for Hawaii renewable energy bids.
Up in the Air: Still No Easy Answers For Big Wind

Up in the Air: Still No Easy Answers For Big Wind

The only thing certain about the energy project is Molokai doesn't want it.
Up In The Air: Will Molokai’s Resistance Save It From Big Wind?

Up In The Air: Will Molokai’s Resistance Save It From Big Wind?

Lawmakers' road trip tests public pulse on much-touted energy project.

February 2013

Wednesday, February 20

Hawaii Snapshot — Big Wind Becomes A Plot Line For Molokai Author

August 2012

Thursday, August 2

You Can Have The Island, But I’m Keeping the Elephant Tusks

July 2012

Monday, July 23

Pro-Wind Signs Come Down on Lanai

May 2012

Tuesday, May 15

Off The Beat: The Mouse That Roared

April 2012

Friday, April 27

Civil Beat Poll – Hawaii Wants Undersea Cable

Tuesday, April 10

Big Wind Opponents Suffer Defeat in House

March 2012

Wednesday, March 7

Senate Passes Undersea Cable Bill While Backing Away From Big Wind

November 2011

Wednesday, November 30

Time Running Out For Hawaii Wind Farm Grant

Tuesday, November 29

The Fate Of Lanai Hinges On A Los Angeles Real Estate Tycoon

Tuesday, November 22

Sempra’s Giant Solar Farm Unlikely Replacement for Molokai Big Wind

Thursday, November 10

Up in the Air: Still No Easy Answers For Big Wind

Wednesday, November 9

Up In The Air: Will Molokai’s Resistance Save It From Big Wind?

Monday, November 7

Up In The Air: Big Wind Divides Lanai Community

August 2011

Thursday, August 25

Hawaii Regulators Shoot Down HECO Request to Reconsider ‘Big Wind’

July 2011

Wednesday, July 27

‘Big Wind’ Project Faces Mounting Uncertainty

Tuesday, July 26

Hawaii Expands ‘Big Wind’ Project to Include Other Renewable Sources

Friday, July 15

Hawaii PUC Denies Molokai ‘Big Wind’ Deal

May 2011

Friday, May 27

No Special Session Means Key Bills In Limbo

Thursday, May 5

Session Wrap: Energy Bills Pass, But Little Spark

January 2011

Tuesday, January 18

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

Wednesday, January 12

Senate’s Big Wind Hearing: Let the Negotiations Begin!

Saturday, January 8

Another Day, Another 20-Year Power Purchase Agreement

Friday, January 7

HECO: We’re Serious About Biofuels

July 2010

Saturday, July 24

Comments You Don’t Want to Miss – July 26

Week 12: Life at Civil Beat Gets Even More Interesting

Monday, July 19

Topic Pages On Big Wind, Energy, Climate Change

Thursday, July 15

Big Wind Fuels a Torrent of Big Questions — Part 2

Big Wind Fuels a Torrent of Big Questions — Part 1

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