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Friend or Foam: For Hawaii’s Marine Life, Plastic Foam is a Foe

Friend or Foam: For Hawaii’s Marine Life, Plastic Foam is a Foe

Broken-down pieces of foam containers are mistaken for food by fish and birds.
Struggles May Be Ending For Kauai Biomass Plant

Struggles May Be Ending For Kauai Biomass Plant

Pacific West Energy says eucalyptus-burning plant could be up by 2013.
Eat Local Redux – Follow Civil Beat’s Week-long Experiment in Eating Local

Eat Local Redux – Follow Civil Beat’s Week-long Experiment in Eating Local

Civil Beat reporter Michael Levine ate local for a week and shared his experience in a diary.
It’s a New Day at Turtle Bay

It’s a New Day at Turtle Bay

New owners revamp their approach with transparency.
EPA Worries Maui Wastewater Threatens Drinking Water

EPA Worries Maui Wastewater Threatens Drinking Water

Pending order would require additional treatment of sewage discharge.
Large Rail Landowners Give to Pro-Rail Campaigns

Large Rail Landowners Give to Pro-Rail Campaigns

Civil Beat looks back at 2008 and 2010 contribution data.
Ho‘opili  — A Connected, Sustainable, Healthy-Lifestyle Community

Ho‘opili — A Connected, Sustainable, Healthy-Lifestyle Community

Development is the first in Hawaii to integrate small farms and food production into its design.

Hoopili and Koa Ridge Just Aren’t Pono

Pono growth does not pit preservation of prime farmland against urban development.
More States Turn to Private Companies to Develop Public Lands

More States Turn to Private Companies to Develop Public Lands

Hawaii joins national trend, seeking private help to fix ailing public infrastructure.
New Law Jumpstarts Hawaii Land Development

New Law Jumpstarts Hawaii Land Development

Private companies to help renovate public lands to bring in money for cash-strapped state.
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