HI News

DLNR News Release — State Climate Commission Issues Decision Making & Investment Guidance to Address Climate Change Actions

July 19, 2021


UH News – More EVs could reduce CO2 emissions by 93% in less than 30 years

July 7, 2021


OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Media Advisory — Bill Signing Ceremony for Sea Level Rise Adaptation

July 2, 2021


OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR — Media Advisory — Bill Signing Ceremony for Electrification of Transportation

June 24, 2021


To reach state’s 100% clean energy goal, Gov. Ige signs bills to bolster use of electric vehicles

June 24, 2021


Climate Group – G7 states and regions demand greater national action on climate change and finance

June 11, 2021


U.S. Climate Alliance – “Win the Future”: Creating Economic Opportunity, Jobs, and a New State-Federal Partnership Through Bold Climate Action

April 21, 2021


U.S. Climate Alliance – U.S. Governors are Building a More Resilient, Equitable, and Sustainable Future

April 21, 2021


SOEST News – Sea-level rise drives wastewater leakage to coastal waters

March 11, 2021


U.S. Climate Alliance – Governor David Ige welcomes the US back to the Paris Agreement

February 19, 2021


Aloha+ Challenge 2020 Benchmark Report: Hawaii’s Voluntary Local Review of Progress on the Sustainable Development Goals

January 14, 2021


U.S. Climate Alliance Clean Energy Employment Report Shows Alliance States Leading the Nation In Clean Energy Job Growth

December 10, 2020


EESI Report Outlines 30 Coastal Resiliency Policy Recommendations– “A Resilient Future for Coastal Communities”

October 28, 2020


NYC Climate Week 2020 – Hawaii Represented in Discussions Surrounding Launch of  “Climate Finance Initiative”

October 12, 2020


NYC Climate Week 2020 – Hawaii Division of Aquatics Administrator Brian Neilson Represents Hawaii as State Leading on Ocean and Climate Action 

October 5, 2020


Under2 Coalition General Assembly, Govenor Ige’s Inspiring Speech at NYC Climate Week 2020

September 25, 2020


 SB2060 Bill Passes – Coastal Zone Management Law Implemented to Mitigate Erosion and Rising Sea Level Threats

September 17, 2020


Coal Burning Will Be a Thing of the Past in Hawai’i by 2023

September 16, 2020


Hawai’i Joins 15 States in Commitment to Zero-Emission Vehicles

July 14, 2020


Hawai’i Supreme Court Rules  That Public Utilities Commission Must Consider Out-of-State GHG Emissions 

June 16, 2020


UN Climate Change Conference- North American Climate Leaders on Action and Ambition COP25

March 25, 2020


Environmental and Energy Study Institute- Financing Climate Mitigation and Resilience: Lessons from Hawai’i

March 25, 2020


Honolulu Will Host Second-Annual Hawai’i Climate Change Conference

January 10, 2020


Hā o ke kai 2020, Hawai’i’s Second-Annual Climate Change Conference Set for January 13th and 14th

January 7, 2020


Along side other states, Hawai’i pledges to enforce the Paris Climate Accord, despite the U.S. dropping out

December 23, 2019


U.S. Climate Alliance Statement- States Vow to Defend Their Rights Under the Clean Air Act to Protect Communities from Vehicle Pollution

September 18, 2019


Civil Beat Post- State: We’re Taking Ambitious Steps to Tackle Climate Change

September 3, 2019


State Climate Commission Adopts Recommendation for Improving Disaster Recovery Preparedness

July 30, 2019


United States Climate Alliance Releases the Nation’s Clean Car Promise

July 15, 2019


Civil Beat Video- Oahu’s Disappearing Beaches

April 22, 2019


Washington Post- Waikiki Flood Concerns Spur Push for Hawai’i Shore Protection

April 21, 2019


News Coverage of the Hawai’i Climate Conference: HA O KE KAI

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February 1, 2019


Hawai’i Emerges as Leader at Poland Climate Action Convention

December 14, 2018


Press Release- U.S. States at COP24

November 23, 2018


BREAKING NEWS: Hawai’i Climate Commission Pushes for State Carbon Tax

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November 29, 2018


State Climate Commission Adopts Statement on Ground Transportation Emissions Reduction

November 28, 2018


JUST RELEASED: The Fourth National Climate Assessment on Past, Present, and Future Climate Change in the U.S.- Bottom Line? It’s Already a Huge Problem

November 23, 2018


The U.S. Climate Alliance is in Opposition to the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Titled “The Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient Vehicles Rule for Model Years 2021-2026”

October 26, 2018


Star Advertiser Editorial: Policies Needed on Sea Level Rise

October 8, 2018


Modeling Multiple Sea Level Rise Stresses Reveals up to Twice the Land at Risk Compared to Strictly Passive Flooding Methods

September 14, 2018


The U.S. Climate Alliance Annual Report, Fighting for our Future: Growing our Economies and Protecting our Communities through Climate Leadership, is now live.

See Hawai’i’s Fact Sheet Here

September 14, 2018


State Climate Commission Adopts Recommendations for Countering Impacts of Sea Level Rise

September 5, 2018


State Climate Commission Leadership Applauds Honolulu Directive- Mayor Directs City & County to Address Sea Level Rise Impacts

June 17, 2018


Sustainability Bill Signing Ceremony

When: Monday, June 4, 2018 at 11:30 AM

Where: Point Panic, Kaka’ako Water Front Park

June 4, 2018