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May the Science Be with You

By Léo Azambuja Nancy Kanna, left, and Ruby Pap, two of the many organizers of Kaua‘i’s March for Science, endured the rain with a smile. Let’s get a few things straight. The Earth is neither flat nor the center of the universe, dinosaurs did roam the Earth millions of years ago, humans and [...]

By | 2017-05-07T09:24:25+00:00 May 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Earth Day Progress: Kaua‘i Utility Cuts Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Kaua‘i Island Utility Cooperative’s use of renewable resources to replace oil-fired power generation will reduce the utility’s greenhouse gas emissions to below 1990 levels this year. With climate change a major concern on Earth Day 2016, KIUC is on a path to generate at least 50 percent of its electricity by using solar, biomass and hydroelectric resources. That will [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:40:38+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Can We Take the Heat?

By Ruby Pap Last month, I had the privilege of speaking about climate change amongst a distinguished panel of experts to a packed house at Niumalu Canoe Club. The event, which was sponsored by Apollo Kaua‘i, proved especially poignant given the hot temperature of the room and the high turnout of the audience. After a [...]

By | 2016-11-10T05:41:02+00:00 September 7th, 2015|0 Comments