The deadline is June 15, 2020, to make an appointment to participate in annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection event. The annual event is set for June 28, the Department of Environmental Management announced. The service is offered by appointment only. To make an appointment, call Cameron Chemical Corp. at 808-695-2999 before June 15 to schedule a drop off time. … [Read more...] about Sign Up for the Household Hazardous Waste Collection
While I was at the climate action demonstrations on Friday, someone told me that it was “nice” of MauiTime to have published a story about three local eighth-grade climate activists who walked out of school to demonstrate for climate action (“We Can Make a Difference,” Sep. 19). It felt like a compliment, but the framing of my story as a favor to the three teenagers made me … [Read more...] about We Didn’t Publish a Story About Youth Climate Activists to Be ‘Nice.’ We Did It Because It’s Necessary.
Celebrate World Oceans Day and join Pacific Whale Foundation in advocating for a healthy ocean with shoreline, reef and highway cleanups, citizen science micro plastic sampling cruise, keiki art contest, party for the ocean, treasure hunt, and more. Go online for more info and a full schedule of events. Pacific Whale Foundation, 808-249-8811; Pacificwhale.org/events photo … [Read more...] about World Oceans Day with Pacific Whale Foundation
Editor’s Note: March 15 was a day of global action against climate change. On that day, Dr. Chip Fletcher – a scientist at the University of Hawai‘i: Manoa studying the impacts of climate change in the state – addressed a crowd at the State Capitol. His remarks to those gathered for the Youth Climate Strike are posted below with his permission. By Dr. Chip Fletcher Here … [Read more...] about On the Youth Climate Strike: Dr. Chip Fletcher
Spring is a time of flowering, renewal, hope, and great promise, as the longer, warmer days arise out of the dark and cold of winter. Since 1970, Earth Day has taken this time to pause to rally for the environment, to love and honor our planet, and to imagine what it may take to reverse the degradation wrought upon our once-pristine ecosystems. When Wisconsin Senator Gaylord … [Read more...] about The Green Issue 2019: Leaders share their messages to Mother Earth