1. So yeah, Donald Trump won the 2016 Hawaii Republican Party Presidential Caucus with 5,677 votes. How many of the state’s 19 delegates does he get? A. 19 B. 17 C. 15 D. 13 E. 11 2. Maui Mayor Alan Arakawa’s administration says their proposed waste-to-energy facility will save the county $835,000 a year. But what are the annual savings (or costs) of the facility … [Read more...] about Quiz Understood: How much do you know about Donald Trump winning Hawaii’s Republican presidential caucus?
Looks like the County of Maui has been quietly “surveying” about Maui residents on whether they’d like to see the 3-Can curbside recycling project expanded island-wide. I put “surveying” in quotes because the actual survey (a copy of which I obtained from a resident) more closely resembles crude propaganda than any sincere effort to poll residents’ views on recycling. County … [Read more...] about UPDATED: County of Maui ‘surveying’ residents on 3-Can curbside recycling
Hawaii has had to deal with energy conservation for a long time–longer than most cities in the U.S. King Kalakaua was already very knowledgeable about electricity when he famously called on Thomas Edison in New York during his 1881 world tour. “[H]e asked very few questions, and appeared to be more than ordinarily familiar with the theoretical aspects of the subject,” reported … [Read more...] about We discuss sustainability, waste-to-energy facilities and free home energy kits in our 2015 MauiTime Green Issue