Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Tag: Hawaii

Why Mauna Kea needs your protection

I was born on the island of O'ahu, 98 years after the U.S. supported an illegal coup in my hometown of Honolulu to overthrow...

Hawaii bans herbicides on school grounds

“Why I’m here today is to keep this story going and to keep the word out there about the product that I used and about how unsafe it can be for people and especially kids.”

Hawaii bans toxic pesticide chlorpyrifos, protects public health

The bill, SB3095, completely bans the use of chlorpyrifos, a highly toxic neurotoxin that causes significant damage to brain development in children.

This Hawaiian lawmaker fought Mark Zuckerberg off Native land. Now he’s...

DSA member Kaniela Ing is calling for 100 percent renewable energy, universal basic income and a jobs guarantee.

Rep. Gabbard speaks truth to power about the real reason North...

Tulsi Gabbard, Democratic congresswoman from Hawaii, is courageous and tells it like it is.

Hawaii could be the first state to implement universal basic income

“The economy remains stable, everyone benefits, and no one is left behind.”

Just ‘an island in the Pacific’: How Washington demeans its colonial...

From Hawaii to Okinawa, Pacific islands seem relegated to serve as neverland vacation getaways – as well as outposts for our military empire.

It’s Official: Bees Added to Endangered Species List

The first bees added to the endangered species list include seven types of yellow-faced bees native to Hawaii that play a key role in the survival of some of the states endangered plants.

World’s Largest Natural Sanctuary Grows Thanks to Obama

This new expansion will cover over 7,000 marine species in Hawaii.

Obama to Create World’s Largest Marine Reserve in Hawaii

"This is a bold decision that will have lasting benefits for Hawaii's unique ecosystem."

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a major win for the environment, world’s largest bank says goodbye to fossil...

The bank's decision to end all financing of oil, gas, and coal projects after 2021 will make it the first multilateral lender to rule out financing for projects that contribute to the climate crisis.

Trump EPA unlawfully ignored dangerous chemicals, rules court

In the case of asbestos, the EPA's new direction would mean ignoring almost 8.9 million tones of asbestos-containing products.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."