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Kailua’s Newest Sustainable Beauty Bar is BYOB

The airy and modern shop (think Island chic meets Scandinavian sleek) boasts stylish sustainable products on locally crafted wood shelves.
2020.08.11 03:31 PM

Sustainable Fashion: Add These 7 Earth-Friendly Clothes, Shoes and Sunglasses to Your New Back-to-the-Office Wardrobe

The power of good buys.
2020.05.11 07:00 PM

Meet the Mother-Daughter Design Team Behind Hawai‘i Jewelry Label Paradisus

As we celebrate mothers this month, it’s the perfect time to spotlight two of our favorite mom-preneurs, Linda Ueda and Akemi Ueda Jensen of Paradisus.
2020.05.07 07:00 AM

A Curated Collection by Our Photographers In Honor of Earth Month

We asked our photographers, Aaron K. Yoshino and David Croxford, to curate a collection of their work in tribute of Earth Month.
2020.04.30 07:00 AM

7 Eco-Friendly Cups, Flasks and Bottles You Can Buy Online

Wondering how to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day the right way? Opt for a reusable, collapsible and stylish drink container for your next sip on the go.
2020.04.22 09:40 AM

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.
2020.04.21 06:00 PM

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