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March 16, 2020

Land Advocacy Workshop to be Held Online

The Maui Tomorrow Foundationʻs STAND UP! SPEAK UP! Civic Engagement Workshop, which was scheduled for March 21 is being switched to an online webinar format.
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June 04, 2018

Groups Challenge EIS for Proposed Kahului Sludge Farm

The Sierra Club Maui Group and Maui Tomorrow are challenging Maui County and Anaergia Services' proposed sludge farm and power plant along the Kahului shoreline by filing a lawsuit in Maui’s Environmental Court on Thursday.
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November 09, 2017

A&B Seeks Renewal of Water Permit for East Maui Diversions

Alexander & Baldwin goes before the state Land Board today to seek the renewal of a permit for the continued diversion of water on Maui in 2018.
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August 22, 2017

Sierra Club Sues Health Department Over Underground Storage Tanks

The Sierra Club filed a lawsuit against the Department of Health, alleging the it failed to enact underground storage tank rules to protect groundwater.
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May 03, 2016

Senate Passes HB2501, Opponents Seek Veto

Today the Hawaiʻi Senate passed House Bill 2501, a bill that allows Alexander & Baldwin to continue previously authorized water diversions for three years or until its pending application for water rights is resolved, whichever comes first.
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April 22, 2016

Conferees OK Inclusion of A&B in Maui Water Rights Bill

Latest draft would sunset House Bill 2501 in three years. The amended measure now goes to both houses of the Legislature for a final vote.
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April 12, 2016

East Maui Taro Farmers to Take Concerns Directly to A&B

Advocates for the restoration of East Maui's streams plan to hold a demonstration at A&B's shareholder meeting on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 7 a.m. at A&B's headquarters on Bishop Street in Honolulu.
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April 12, 2016

East Maui Taro Farmers and Supporters Rally at State Capitol

They are walking the halls of the Senate in opposition to House Bill 2501, and are seeking the restoration of long-diverted stream flows in the area.
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February 10, 2016

Sierra Club: Bill Seeks to “Legitimize the Historic Theft” of Water

The Sierra Club of Hawaiʻi is speaking out against a bill that would allow "hold-over" permits for applicants seeking to renew their water rights lease.
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December 22, 2015

Sierra Club: State’s Ultra-Bright Streetlights Threaten Hawaiʻi’s Birds

Director Marti Townsend said that while the organization applauds the state's commitment to energy-efficient lighting, she said the particular fixtures selected will "increase visual light pollution, impact seabirds, and flood the North Shore with zombie lights."
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February 21, 2015

Environmental Groups Oppose DLNR Director Appointment

Several environmental groups across the state released a joint statement in opposition to the nomination of Carleton Ching as director of the state Department of Land and Natural Resources.
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June 13, 2014

Sierra Club of Hawaiʻi Announces Endorsements

The Sierra Club announced its Hawaiʻi endorsements of more than 40 candidates running for election in the upcoming 2014 primary election on August 9.
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June 21, 2012

Sierra Club Unveils Maui Endorsements

In the state house, Maui incumbents Gil Keith-Agaran, Angus McKelvey and Mele Carroll were supported, as well as newcomers Kaneila Ing and Ekolu Kalama.
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February 10, 2012

Maui Senators Applaud Committee Support of Invest in Hawaii Act

The bill may appropriate funds for projects at Maui Memorial Medical Center, Lana‘i Community Hospital, Kula Hospital, and the University of Hawai‘i Maui College.
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