EMMA’S COLUMN

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(POSTED 9/14/06) Emma Yuen, now is a graduate student at Stanford, weighs in with her latest reflections on Hawai`i. For the last three years, I have gone to college on the mainland, and have come home to Hawai`i only for … Continued

RATTED OUT!

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(POSTED 9/14/06) The Environmental Protection Agency has announced a settlement with Kamehameha Schools stemming from an incident in which it gave pigs an accidental overdose of rat poison in an experiment intended to show the effectiveness of using helicopters to … Continued

NOTED WITH SADNESS

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(POSTED 4/6/06) In recent months, Hawai`i has lost two important voices on behalf of rational environmental planning and liberal social causes: Martha Black and Astrid Monson. Both women were in their 90s. In recent years, declining health had removed them … Continued

FUELING THE FLEETS

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(POSTED 3/3/06) Just how much oil does the fishing industry consume? According to a recent study, the world’s commercial fishing fleets collective burn as much fuel in a year as the entire country of the Netherlands – some 50 billion … Continued

IRRADIATOR HEARING

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(POSTED 1/26/06) The Atomic Safety and Licensing Board has granted the petition of Concerned Citizens of Honolulu for a hearing on an application submitted by Pa`ina Hawai`i to build a Cobalt-60 irradiator at the Honolulu International Airport. And that has … Continued

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