Editor's note: Maui County Environmental Coordinator Rob Parsons, a longtime contributor to MauiTime, felt that our recent cover story on anti-seawall activists in Olowalu left out others who helped stop the road project. Here are his thoughts: I was glad to see MauiTime featured the story on how activists helped the DOT rethink a project for a 900-foot rock revetment just … [Read more...] about Maui County Environmental Coordinator responds to recent MauiTime story on Olowalu seawall demonstrations
World Conservation Congress
"If all we do is host people from around the world and have a really great conference, then we have missed the opportunity.” So said Charles “Chipper” Wichman, addressing attendees of the Hawaii Conservation Conference at UH-Hilo in August of 2015. The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), founded in 1948, has a mission to, “Influence, encourage and assist … [Read more...] about Now that the IUCN World Conservation Congress in Hawaii has taken place, what happens next?