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5 Ways I’m Trying to Reduce My Carbon Footprint

In August’s Afterthoughts, I made a promise that I was going to try five new things to help me do better with the four R’s—reduce, reuse, recycle, recover. Here’s what I managed to accomplish.
2019.09.17 03:47 PM

Afterthoughts: Waste Not, Want Not

The world’s ending. Time to give up snack packs.
2019.09.16 04:50 PM

Take a Closer Look at a Mud Ball Designed to Clean Up Hawai‘i’s Most Polluted Waterway

The Genki Ala Wai project aims to clean up the murky canal with probiotics and community support.
2019.07.17 04:21 PM

A Local’s Guide to Buying Reef-Safe Sunscreen

Five Hawai‘i brands have created reef-safe sunscreens that are safe for your ʻohana and the ocean. Think of it as a win-win for you and the environment.
2019.05.30 11:13 AM

Check Out Artist Gaye Chan’s Hand-Woven Plastic Baskets at Hawai‘i State Art Museum

The baskets, made from plastic bale straps, are available at the HiSAM Museum Gallery Shop.
2019.05.01 02:26 PM

Should Hawai‘i Continue to Recycle? These Experts Say You Should Think Again

Environmentalists say “refusing” and “reusing” are much better than recycling. Here’s what you should know.
2019.04.22 12:15 PM

10 Ways to Volunteer for Earth Day on O‘ahu

From the North Shore to East O‘ahu and the Windward side, here are ten volunteer opportunities to get you outside this weekend.
2019.04.18 02:13 PM

7 Eco-Warriors Weigh in on How to Live a Sustainable Life

From educators to a fishery-to-table liaison, these local eco-warriors give us their suggestions to live more sustainably.
2019.04.17 03:31 PM

These 9 Stylish Eco-Friendly Products Will Help You Save The Planet

Kick the single-use plastics and pack your homemade lunch with these reusable wraps, utensils and lunch boxes.
2019.04.10 05:49 PM

What to Expect From an Environmentally Friendly Cooking Class in Honolulu

Learn how to incorporate sustainably caught seafood in your next home cooked meal with Local I‘a and other eco-conscious groups.
2019.03.22 12:00 PM

7 Eco-Friendly Cups, Flasks and Bottles You Can Buy on O‘ahu

Wondering how to celebrate World Water Day the right way? Opt for a reusable, collapsible and stylish drink container for your next sip on the go.
2019.03.19 01:50 PM

10 Local Ocean-Friendly Restaurants on O‘ahu to Try Now

These restaurants and cafés hold themselves to a higher eco-standard that make deciding where to eat for ocean-minded people an easy decision.
2019.03.18 03:09 PM