Sustainability

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Harnessing Wind, Waves And Sun: Hawaii's Energy Future

A 21-megawatt wind farm currently in construction on the Big Island's South Point will go operational as early as March 2007, according to Hawaii Electric Light Co. and partner General Electric. The Pakini Nui Wind Project will supply power for up to 10,000 households through the use of 14 turbines.

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Educate Yourself About Global Warming At The Bishop

Hurricane's, heat waves, droughts, floods--all issues our hopefully short-lived majority governing body hasn't put half as much thought in to as the fine folks at the Bishop Museum.

Kahuna Valley Wellness Retreat & The Kauai Peace Project

Wellness Couple Creates Sanctuary, Promote Higher Learning

A Chat With Alan Wong On Eryngii Mushrooms

The delectable fungus that has popped up on fine menus and specialty markets in Hawaii.

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Taste Of Hawaiian Range Serves Up Top Beef In October

The Annual "A Taste of the Hawaiian Range" food event will take place on the Big Island's Kohala Coast throughout the weekend of October 3rd, 2008. Hosted by the University of Hawaii at Manoa's College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources, the event will be held in the Grand Ballroom and Lagoon Lanai of the Hilton Waikoloa Village.

Peter Merriman Swoops In To Coveted Kapalua Location

Local Product And Ocean Fronting Ambiance Ensues

A rather sizeable announcement nearly slipped through the cracks of the holiday season: Big Island Hawaii Regional Cuisine pioneer Peter Merriman will skip the pond to Maui in order to open a signature restaurant at the newly revitalized Kapalua Resort.

Kona Coffee Champions Take B On A Farm Tour

Arianna Farms Crowned Victor of the Kona Bean, Share Secrets

On a bright, sunny morning in the Outrigger Keauhou, a few dozen people gathered in the oceanfront lanai lounge that looked towards the town of Kailua-Kona. Behind the bar were a handful of individuals draped in red aprons.

An Arbor Day Tale... And Outrigger's Native Specie Giveaway

When I was in the 2nd grade, I was given a pine tree seedling-just as every child in my Hudson Valley, N.Y., class was given-to take home on Arbor Day. I remember walking down the hallway after the final bell had rung, and seeing a handful of paper towel and rubber banded seedlings tossed on the linoleum floor.

From Aerobics To Qigong: A Publisher's Plight For Wellness In Hawaii

Char Ravelo's "Inspiration" Magazine Amasses Wellness in Hawaii

Hawaii's Top Chefs On Ma'o Farm: It's Good For Everybody

Waianae Organic Farm Puts Youth To Work, Offers A Future

Tucked in the verdant Lualualei Valley is the 5-acre, organic, non-profit farm known throughout Waianae as "Ma'o". Most of you are probably scrunching your face, pondering "There is a verdant valley in Waianae?" Yes, there is.

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