Environment Hawaiʻi, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) non- profit news organization that publishes the monthly newsletter Environment Hawaiʻi.

Since its first edition in July 1990, EH has consistently produced in-depth, award-winning articles on Hawaiʻi’s most important environmental issues, from fisheries management to endangered species protection to native forest restoration and more.

Environment Hawaiʻi staff

Patricia Tummons, Editor

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Teresa Dawson, Managing Editor

Environment Hawaiʻi, Inc. directors:

Deborah Chang – Planner, Island Transitions, LLC

Teresa Dawson – Managing Editor, Environment Hawaiʻi

Valerie Monson – former reporter for The Maui News

Patricia Tummons – Editor, Environment Hawaiʻi


Awards 

  • 2019 Excellence in Journalism Awards, Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), Hawaiʻi Chapter, Second and Third Place for Editorial Opinion (All Media)
  • 2018 Excellence in Journalism Awards, Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), Hawaiʻi Chapter, Third Place for Business Reporting, and Second and Third Place for Industry or Trade Reporting (Magazines)
  • 2015 Excellence in Journalism Awards, Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), Hawaiʻi Chapter, Finalist for Best Science Reporting (All Media)
  • 2014 Excellence in Journalism Awards, Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), Hawaiʻi Chapter, Finalist for Best Editorial Opinion (All Media) and Finalist for Best Investigative Reporting (All Media)
  • 2013 Excellence in Journalism Awards, Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), Hawaiʻi Chapter, Best News Column (Open Print) for Board Talk
  • 2011 Excellence in Journalism Awards, SPJ, Hawaiʻi Chapter: Best Editorial and Best Health Reporting (All Media)
  • 2010 Excellence in Journalism Awards, SPJ, Hawaiʻi Chapter: Best Business Reporting and Best Trade/Industry Reporting (Magazine/Newsletter)
  • 2009 Excellence in Journalism Awards, SPJ, Hawaiʻi Chapter: Best Editorial (Open Print) and Best Trade/Industry Reporting (Magazine/Newsletter)
  • 2008 Excellence in Journalism Award, SPJ, Hawaiʻi Chapter: Best News Column (Open Print) for Board Talk
  • 2007 Environmental Journalism Award from the Hawaiʻi Audubon Society
  • 2005 Environmental Educator of the Year award from the Conservation Council for Hawaiʻi to editor Patricia Tummons.
  • 2004 Excellence in Journalism Award, SPJ, Hawaiʻi Chapter: Best Business Reporting (Magazine/Newsletter)
  • 2003 Excellence in Journalism Award, SPJ, Hawaiʻi Chapter: Best Business Reporting (Magazine/Newsletter), Finalist in Best Investigative Reporting (Open Print) and Best Trade/Industry Reporting (Magazine/Newsletter)
  • 2002 Excellence in Journalism Award, SPJ, Hawaiʻi Chapter, Best News Column (Open Print) for Board Talk, Best Business Reporting (Magazine/Newsletter), Best Editorial (Open Print). Best Feature Reporting (Student)