Tag Archives: Climate change

Earth Day 2012 – Are we up to the challenge?

“Act or die.” A pretty grave message from the very  first Earth Day in 1970…  Read more

Complete Street Waialae Ave

This message is being forwarded at the request of Daniel Alexander of Cycle Manoa and may be of interest to Complete Streets supporters, cyclists, and residents in the Waialae area.

The Environmental Caucus supports non-motorized transportation and has been working to make Hawaii more bicycle friendly.  Complete streets and protecting vulnerable users are an important part projects of the Environmental Caucus.

Aloha community members,

Your voices in rallies, community meetings, and everyday conversations has created a movement for a complete Waialae Avenue with bike lanes!  Change is at our fingertips!  Yet, we must do more to push the balance!  Join us to present the petition for bike lanes on Waialae Avenue that has been signed by over 1,000!

Complete Our Street Waialae Petition Rally
Thursday 4/5 12:00PM
@ Honolulu Hale Inner Courtyard

We will be presenting the petition to the Mayor, City Council Members and department directors.  Rally at 12:00PM, immediately followed by petition presentation.  After the Waialae event, stick around to give testimony at 1:00PM City Council hearing on a Complete Streets ordinance.

– Complete Our Street: Waialae Avenue Team

Climate Change Task Force May Survive

Two committees have recommended that SB 80 be passed but recommendations are still needed in three committees. The bill would extend the life of the task force to 06/30/2013.

2/15/2011 The committee(s) on WLH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS.

2/15/2011 The committee(s) on ENE recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS.

2/16/2011 Re-Referred to ENE/WLH/PGM, TSM/WAM.

Posted by Lisa Hinano Rey
Subcommittee Chair on Energy and Climate