Mitigation Reports

The following is a list of state and county reports and tools addressing mitigation in Hawai’i:

Hawaiʻi Clean Energy Initiative Transportation Energy Analysis: Final Report (2015) Prepared for Hawaiʻi Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism, Hawaii State Energy Office by The International Council on Clean Transportation. A report aimed at providing underlying assessments, analysis, recommendations, and stakeholder engagement to support the development of a new energy plan for transportation under the Hawaiʻi Clean Energy Initiative (HCEI). Special emphasis is placed on reducing the use of petroleum products.
Hawaiʻi Greenhouse Gas Emissions Report (2015) Prepared for Hawaiʻi State Department of Health by ICF & UHERO. Intended for use by the state to evaluate whether current and planned actions are sufficient to achieve the statewide GHG emissions targets in the short- and long-term.
Hawaiʻi Statewide Transportation Plan: Hawaii’s multi-modal and inter-modal network. State of Hawaiʻi Department of Transportation. Building off previous issues, the chief aim of this policy document is to examine potential ways of connecting existing modes of transportation (motorized and otherwise) to improve multi-modal networks throughout the state.
Hawai‘i 2050 Sustainability Plan (2018) Hawai‘i State Office of Planning. The Hawai‘i 2050 Sustainability Plan was published in 2008 by the State Auditor and the Hawai‘i 2050 Sustainability Task Force and served as a long-range plan for Hawai‘i to prepare for global warming, climate impact planning, and sustainability planning. This latest version serves as a review of benchmarks, since no progress has been made.
Annual Sustainability Report (2019) City & County of Honolulu Office of Climate Change Sustainability and Resiliency.​ A summary of county efforts to reach sustainability and carbon neutrality targets. Focuses include water usage, fuel usage, municipal energy consumption and re-use of methane.
Bike Plan Hawai‘i Master Plan. State of Hawai‘i Department of Transportation. A tool to help integrate bicycling into the state’s transportation system. The plan outlines how the state intends to accommodate and promote bicycling. It draws on a combination of existing and future bicycle facilities, policies, and programs to ensure a successful bicycle network.
Oahu Bike Plan(2012) Department of Transportation Services City & County of Honolulu. A report building previous plans and intended as part of the City and County of Honolulu’s toolkit for addressing the range of key societal issues that our nation and island communities face in the 21st century (e.g., healthy communities, sustainable practices, energy independence, transportation economics, etc.)
Hawaiʻi Forest Action Plan (2016) Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. A report mandated by the 2008 Federal Farm Bill for managing Hawaiian natural lands. Main themes include conserving working landscapes, protecting forests for public and climate benefits, and keeping farmlands healthy.
Hawaiʻi Physical Activity and Nutrition Plan(2013-2020) State of Hawaiʻi  Department of Health. A plan for promoting active living in Hawaiʻi and improving community design to better accommodate bikers and pedestrians. Also focuses on increasing the percentage of people who use active transportation methods.
Central Maui Pedestrian and Bicycle Master Plan (2012) State of Hawaiʻi Department of Health, Healthy Hawaii Initiative. A plan for making Maui more walkable and bikeable by 2030. The plan identifies opportunities to create an environment conducive to active living through improving pedestrian and cyclist safety, mobility, and access.
Aloha+ Challenge: Recommendations for taking action and tracking progress (2015) The State of Hawaii, in response to Senate Concurrent Resolution 69, Senate Draft 1,Regular Session of 2014 The Aloha+ Challenge is a statewide commitment to achieve Hawai‘i’s sustainability goals, and locally driven framework to implement the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Some of the Hawaiian goals include increased clean energy production, waste reduction, and improved natural resource management.