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Another Big Step Toward Divestment!

Today the full Board of Regents of UH voted on whether to approve their Budget and Finance Committee’s proposal of a task group which would look into divesting and review the university’s investment and sustainability policies. Chair Moore had asked us to minimize written testimony, so DivestUH had just two speakers.  Dr. John Webster spoke about (More...)

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“Like No Place Else On Earth”

‘Like No Place Else On Earth’ — UH Regents Contemplate Divestment The Divest UH coalition is asking for divestment from the 200 companies with the world’s largest carbon reserves. First published in Civil Beat, January 14, 2015 By Brodie Lockard And Joe Mobley Right at the top of the home page of its website, the University (More...)

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UH divestment moves forward!

Dear DivestUH Supporters–   We had the best possible day yesterday.  The bottom line is that the Budget and Finance Committee voted to advance to the full Board of Regents a proposal for an inclusive task group which would look further into not only divesting UH from fossil fuels, but its kuleana regarding climate change (More...)

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UH to study divesting from fossil fuel companies

University of Hawaiʻi Contact: Jodi Leong , (808) 492-0597Dir of Communications, External Affairs and University Relations Posted: Jan 8, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE A University of Hawai’i Board of Regents committee approved the formation of a task group to evaluate and recommend how the university can divest itself of (sell) its interests in fossil fuel companies, (More...)

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“Pay 2 Play” Screening in Kailua

There will be a screening of “Pay 2 Play” tonight (December 5) at Kailua District Park from 6-8. This 90-minute documentary breaks down the influence of big money in our democratic process. At this critical juncture, with social, economic and environmental crises looming in the (not-too-distant) future, it’s so pivotal that our elected leaders are (More...)

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Climate Summit Rebroadcast Update

 The Climate Summit rebroadcasts have been changed to the following dates and times on ‘Olelo Channel 54. Saturday, November 15 at 8:00 pm Monday, November 17 at 8:00 am Friday, November 21 at 12:00 pmSaturday, November 29 at 9:00 am Live streams of ‘Olelo channels can be found online at their website: for your convenience, a (More...)

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Upcoming Stuart Scott Presentations Nov. 12th and 14th

Apologies for the late notice, but Honolulu-based climate activist Stuart Scott will be delivering a number of presentations later this week. They’ll be taking place all across the island, so no matter where you live, hopefully there’s an accessible location near you! Please check out this page for further details: http://presenters.climaterealityproject.org/presenter/stuart-scott_331 Mahalo for your interest. (More...)

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Hawai’i Climate Summit Broadcast Schedule

A hearty mahalo to everyone who came to the Climate Summit! If you missed it, fret not: the summit will be rebroadcast on the following dates and times on ‘Olelo Channel 54. Saturday, November 15 at 8:00 pm Sunday, November 16 at 12:30 pm Monday, November 17 at 8:00 am Friday, November 21 at 12:30 (More...)

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Hawaii Climate Summit 2014 Tuesday, October 14

There will be two free briefings  at the Hawaii State Capitol Auditorium, 415 S. Beretania Street (Lower Level) on Tuesday, October 14.  These will be important briefings covering recent scientific observations on planetary changes and the substantial, accelerating impacts they will have on climate and life here in the Hawaiian Islands.  Our islands are more vulnerable to the effects (More...)

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