Explore with us the current events, both global and local, that impact life in Hawai’i Today. “In depth” analysis of the challenges and potential solutions are addressed, with a focus on activating community solutions that will nurture and sustain a lifestyle unique to all who live in Hawai’i.
Russia-Ukraine War, One Year and Counting
Ukraine is a country clinging to independence in the face of a broad and bloody assault intent on toppling Ukraine’s democratic government and scramble the post-cold war world order. Vladimir Putin is determined to overthrow Ukraine’s government and replace it with a regime of his own. The invasion represents Putin’s boldest effort yet to redraw the […]
Hawaii Supreme Court rules against Hu Honua 5-0 – What’s Next?
The Hawaii Supreme Court struck down the appeal by Hu Honua regarding PUC denial of their proposed power purchase agreement. Justice Mike Wilson will be retiring soon and with his brilliant Concurring Opinion, he leaves a lasting legacy. It goes far beyond this permit and clearly states that the PUC has an affirmative duty to […]
Hawaii Falls Behind National Transition to Clean Energy
Clean energy is crushing the competition to supply new power plants for the U.S. this year, except perhaps for Hawaii’s political pursuit of last century energy options (combustion polluting power plants), as in burning trees and waste / trash for energy. Based on January data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, clean energy will […]
The Hu Honua Saga Continues
Latest Hu Honua Hawaii Supreme Court Hearing Since 2008, the Hu Honua biomass plant proposal has been bogged down in controversy and what seems as a forever and complex regulatory and legal fight over its proposed electricity costs, environmental, climate, and long term sustainability. The recent legal saga of Hu Honua versus Hawaii has been […]