Hawaii’s rural drivers, already burdened with higher costs to drive, think a mileage tax would hit them the hardest. Actually, they’d benefit.
Bills moving through the Hawaii Legislature call for the state to adopt California’s appliance efficiency standards. It’s a no-brainer, folks.
They’re asking the Public Utilities Commission not to green-light more projects until environmental concerns are addressed.
Some residents and environmental groups continue fighting the conversion of an old coal-powered plant into a wood-burning facility.
But experts say there is a silver lining: higher fuel prices will make renewable energy sources in Hawaii even more competitive.
Tips, programs and incentives to help residents and businesses make smart energy choices.
A facility that plans to burn 30 truckloads of eucalyptus logs daily requires massive amounts of water for cooling.
In a “conservation conundrum,” projects to produce more clean energy are a threat to Hawaii’s only native land mammal.
Among the biggest splits between the two Democratic contenders is whether natural gas should be part of the state’s energy future.