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Recent updates from the frontline of climate action

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Multimodal Transportation Resources by Island
Wondering how you can make your commutes more sustainable? We’ve compiled a list of multimodal transportation options by island.
2 Sep 2023
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Our Hearts are with Maui
We are completely heartbroken by the destruction on Maui. Our hearts go out to the Lahaina community and those impacted by wildfires across the state.
1 Sep 2023
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Join the 2023 Hawaiʻi Commute Challenge!
This statewide event, happening in August 2023, will challenge you to get out of your car and experience the variety of transportation options that Hawaiʻi has to offer.
17 Jul 2023
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2023 Legislative Session Recap
We’re pleased to share that thanks to your advocacy efforts, we successfully passed clean lighting and appliance efficiency standards — two of Blue Planet's top priorities relating to energy efficiency.
19 May 2023
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Evolution: A New Strategy for Growth, Impact, and Transformation
To transform the systems that underlie the climate crisis, we have developed three strategic pillars that represent our greatest opportunities to support Hawai‘i’s transition to a decarbonized future.
24 Apr 2023
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Three takeaways from the Inflation Reduction Act
Congress made history last week by passing the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, marking a significant step forward for the nation’s climate goals, health care, and tax reform.
2 Apr 2023
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2023 Legislative Update
Last week was the “crossover” deadline at the state legislature, which marks the halfway point of the 2023 session.
14 Mar 2023
KHON2: Climate Related Policy Being Considered in 2023
Jodi Robinson joined Living808 to talk about the legislative process and about some of the climate related measures that are being considered by our state legislators.
22 Feb 2023
Hawaii Business: Blue Planet’s 2023 Agenda: More Efficient Appliances, Lighting and Transportation
Blue Planet Foundation has policy recommendations for the 2023 state Legislature to keep the Islands on track.
16 Feb 2023
PBN: Blue Planet Foundation’s Melissa Miyashiro Helps Shape Climate Policy
Pacific Business News interviews Executive Director Melissa Miyashiro about the upcoming legislative session and her leadership.
2 Feb 2023
Melissa Miyashiro Selected as One of PBN’s “Women Who Mean Business”
The annual awards recognize women who excel in both business and community leadership.
30 Jan 2023
HPR: The Future of the Rental Car Industry Could Be Electric
Blue Planet comments on Senate Bill 973, which would mandate the incorporation of zero-emission or plug-in hybrid vehicles into rental car fleets by 2035.
25 Jan 2023
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2023 Legislative Priorities: A Policy Package for an Affordable, Clean Energy Future
During the 2023 legislative session, Blue Planet is prioritizing policy solutions that seek to advance the state’s decarbonization goals while also addressing affordability and equity.
5 Jan 2023
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These Bills Are on the Governor’s Desk
The 2022 legislative session has wrapped. Thanks to your engagement through testimony, emails and phone calls to legislators, and opinion letters in local media outlets, a number of measures have successfully moved through the legislative process and are now on the Governor’s desk for signature.
12 May 2022
Empowered: Hawaiʻi’s Clean Energy Future
Empowered is an Emmy-nominated 12-part TV series that discusses the importance of renewable energy for our islands, and shares stories of local families, businesses, and community leaders who are taking action to tackle the climate crisis.
5 Mar 2022

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