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B.Y.O.B

Bring your own bag!

Today, Oʻahu will join the rest of the state in the plastic bag ban.  Retail stores will no longer provide plastic bags at the checkout, and some will offer paper or alternatives at a fee. 63 more words

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enviro court

As of July 1, Hawaiʻi will become the second state to implement a court dedicated exclusively to environmental issues.  

Last week Friday, Kirsten and Brad attended a symposium at the UH Mānoa Richardson School of Law, where they learned about environmental court systems around the world, the history of Hawaiʻi’s environmental court, how the Hawaiʻi’s court will work.   279 more words

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Puʻukoholā Heiau National Historic Site on a Thursday

Puʻukoholā Heiau is the centerpiece of this National Historic Site.  Built by Kamehameha the Great in 1790-1791 as luakini heiau, Puʻukoholā was the last major heiau built in Hawaiʻi and was dedicated to Kūkāʻilimoku. 136 more words

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Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historic Park on a Sunday

With its main entrance just north of Honokōhau Harbor, Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historic Park is run by the U. S. National Park Service and offers a full day’s worth of activities.   89 more words

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divest it like its hot

Yesterday, the University of Hawaiʻi voted to divest its $66 million endowment from fossil fuel companies. 25 more words

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South Kauaʻi Historic Sites on a Sunday

South Kauaʻi has several interesting places to visit if you love history.  The Spouting Horn is a lava tube blowhole about one and a half miles west of the Poʻipū traffic circle on Lāwaʻi Road in Poʻipu that spouts up to 40 feet in the air.   275 more words

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West Kauaʻi Historic Sites on a Sunday

Waimea on Kauaʻi is the place that Captain James Cook first stopped in Hawaiʻi, but hundreds of years before that it was chanted that Waimea was the Polynesians first landing place in Hawaiʻi when coming from the South Pacific.   183 more words

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