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Pohakuloa Radiation Contamination and more… via Malu ‘Aina

POHAKULOA Maybe More Military Depleted Uranium than Thought Retired Nuclear Geologist, Dr. Mike Reimer, PhD of Kona says “the amount of DU (Depleted Uranium) present at PTA (the military 133,000-acre Pohakuloa Training Area located in the center of Hawaii Island) … Continue reading

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Public at risk for what’s blowing in the wind via West Hawaii Today

Depleted uranium (DU) is seen as an emerging environmental pollutant introduced primarily by military activity. The previous use of DU within Pohakuloa Training Area (PTA) followed by repeated live-fire exercises, as are currently occurring, provide a serious threat to public … Continue reading

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MECO on track to beat renewable energy goals via The Maui News

KAHULUI — Maui Electric Co. is marching toward 100 percent renewable energy for Maui County, and that will come without an undersea interisland cable, utility President Sharon Suzuki told about 75 people during a community discussion Thursday night at the … Continue reading

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Nuclear Victims: Will We Help Vets Who Cleaned Up After Atomic Blasts? via Civil Beat

Hawaii Congressman Mark Takai pushes to compensate military personnel exposed to radioactive soil and debris in the Marshall Islands. […] Highly radioactive. From 1946 to 1958, 67 nuclear weapons were detonated in the Marshall Islands. Enewetak Atoll and Bikini Atoll … Continue reading

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Hawaii Passes Legislation to Go 100% Renewable via Greentechmedia

In the last few weeks, state-level stakeholders around the country have been busy reforming renewable portfolio standards, proposing changes to net metering policies, and studying the potential effects of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan. Also, in an unprecedented move, the … Continue reading

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Mayumi Oda on Energy of Change, Feminization and New Birth of Japan via Kyoto Journal

KJ: You came to Japan several times last year following 3.11. What do you see happening at the moment in Japan? Mayumi Oda: It’s a great opportunity to stop nuclear reactors — and probably we will. It’s an amazing coincidence … Continue reading

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HIFF: Land of Eb via Hawaii News Now

(HawaiiNewsNow) – Land of Eb was created by a Big Island Resident and shoot exclusively on Big Island about a Big Island family. It was also seen at the Toronto Film Festival this month. It will be showing at this … Continue reading

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Disaster-affected kids arrive in Italy, Hawaii via The Japan Times online

Dozens of Japanese children affected by the March 11 earthquake and tsunami disaster and subsequent nuclear crisis will be spending their summer abroad this year, ranging from home-stays in Italy to educational programs in Hawaii, thanks to a global outpouring … Continue reading

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