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Ready to take action? Here are some current actions that need your kōkua (help) today!

Ready to take action? Here are some current actions that need your kōkua (help) today!

Feds plan to euthanize aggressive monk seals

Feds plan to euthanize aggressive monk seals

NMFS decision to kill two aggressive male monk seals draws heavy criticism

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How is fishing like aquaculture?  Trick question.  It’s not.

How is fishing like aquaculture? Trick question. It’s not.

Does an industrial fish farm count as fishing? Apparently, NOAA says “yes.” To permit an experimental open ocean fish farm operation, NOAA is looking to grant a corporation (Kona Blue Water Farms on Hawai`i Island) a fishing permit and call its fish farm cages “a new, unlisted gear type.”

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Legalize Pa'i 'Ai

Legalize Pa'i 'Ai

Today, a new generation of cultural practitioners, farmers and entrepreneurs are working to change laws forbidding the sale of pai ‘ai--laws which say this sacred food is "unsafe for public consumption." Read an update on these efforts from Aunty Penny Levin.

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8 Acres? 18 Stories? TMT? A'ole.

8 Acres? 18 Stories? TMT? A'ole.

The TMT Corporation and the University of Hawai'i Board of Regents are proposing a massive new telescope for Mauna Kea, the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT). Learn more about this proposed development.

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Farms, Not Dumps for Wai'anae Coast

Farms, Not Dumps for Wai'anae Coast

Today, despite overwhelming community support for protecting local farm lands, developers are pushing Honolulu Councilmembers to approve a “purple spot,” a new industrial zone in the middle of green Lualualei Valley on the Waianae Coast.

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Three Things You Can Do Now

Three Things You Can Do Now

The legislative session has kicked off. The way to make a difference, is to get in there, and get involved! Here are three things you can do right now.

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3 Loopholes to Close

3 Loopholes to Close

Last fall, a bundle of regulatory rollbacks were proposed for conservation lands in Hawai`i. Hundreds stood up in opposition, and the majority of these rollbacks were abandoned. Help close the last three remaining loopholes, and stand up for the strongest possible protections for Hawai`i's conservation lands.

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Saving Monk Seals

Saving Monk Seals

`Īlioholoikauaua, the Hawaiian monk seal, is one of the most endangered marine mammals in the world. Since the 1950s its population has dropped to about 1,300 animals and is continuing to decline. Solutions are within reach. Learn more and take action today.

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Army Expansion threatens Sacred Summits

Army Expansion threatens Sacred Summits

The U.S. Army has announced plans to expand operations at Pohakuloa Training Area to include risky high-altitude helicopter training on the sacred slopes of Mauna Kea and Mauna Loa. Your voice is needed today!

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Castle in the Sand?

Castle in the Sand?

KAHEA has joined a coalition of groups appealing a decision of to bend zoning rules and allow Kyo-ya, owner of the Moana Surfrider Hotel, to build a massive new luxury hotel on the beach at Waikiki.

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Host a Screening

Host a Screening

Seeking volunteers to help organize and host community and `ohana screenings of the powerful documentary "Mauna Kea: Temple Under Siege."

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KAHEA presents Kūkahi No Kanaloa: Ocean Day Celebration, June 14, 2014 KAHEA presents Kūkahi No Kanaloa: Ocean Day Celebration, June 14, 2014
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Join us for Kūkahi No Kanaloa: Ocean Day Celebration, a free event, taking place on Saturday, June 14, 2014 from 2:30 pm to 9:30 pm at Wai‘anae District Park. Enjoy live Hawaiian music, silent auction, panel discussion, and "Hawaiian: The Legend of Eddie Aikau" movie under the stars! We're also looking for volunteers who can help with the event. If you would like more information or would like to sign-up please contact julia@kahea.org Mahalo!
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