The University of Hawaii Board of Regents has decided that since combatting the effects of climate change is more important than possible economic profit, the school's $66 million endowment should no longer invest in companies that produce fossil fuels, the university said in a May 21 statement posted online. “The board approached its discussion on divestment with the spirit … [Read more...] about University of Hawaii Regents vote for fossil fuel divestment
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Before Sept. 11, 2001, the darkest and arguably most important reason anyone would remember that particular date is because on Sept. 11, 1973, a coup toppled Salvador Allende's democratic government in Chile. The CIA–at the behest of President Richard Nixon and Secretary of State Henry Kissinger–had spent three years destabilizing the Chilean economy, creating exactly the kind … [Read more...] about U.S. Senator Brian Schatz: Let’s Remember 9/11 By Starting Yet Another War In Iraq
The sensation of smell is very strong, and can evoke especially vivid memories and emotions. Go intimate by gifting a vial of delicious vanilla and tropical Bootzie Oil in a charming pink satin bag. The oil has a luxurious smell developed by Maui Girl Bootzie. Or if the gift of aromatherapy is more what you’re looking for, a bottle of Gemelixir is a special blend of essential … [Read more...] about Olfactory Finds: Give the Gift of Maui Scents
If you fancy yourself a home mechanic, or just to slide underneath your car and change the oil, then you might want to know that there’s a new spot in Kihei to take all that used, dirty petroleum. “The ‘Do-It-Yourself Home Mechanics’ of South Maui can now take their used motor oil to the Kihei NAPA / United Auto Parts location during regular business hours,” stated a Sept. 13 … [Read more...] about Malama Maui Nui Arranges New Used Motor Oil Disposal Site In Kihei