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3 Ways to Take Responsibility for the Whole World

America has the highest per capita in prison in the world. 1 in every 31 adults in the USA (7.3 million) is behind bars, or on probation or parole (2009). In other words, 743 adults per 100,000 pop…


6 Healing Destinations

  By Julia Austin, Planet Green Religious, atheist, hippie or hard-core urbanite—everyone needs a little healing now and then. Whether you’re a serenity seeker who travels the world w…


Hawaii’s Solar More Than Doubled in 2010

Solar power installations in 2010 in Hawaii increased the total number by more than one hundred percent. "I think part of it is the public understanding the programs that are out there, that everyone …


Hawaiian Hospital Goes Solar

A hospital on the island of Molokai has had a 105 kilowatt photovoltaic system installed on its roof. The new system will generate about 25 percent of the hospital's electricity. There are 315 solar p…


Yellow Lobsters Show Up in Hawaii and Massachusetts

A very rare yellow lobster will go on exhibit at the Niagra Aquarium in Niagra Falls. It was first noticed at Palmers Food Market by workers who handle the sea creatures that go on sale. They kept it …


New Law: Up to 5 Years in Prison for Harming Hawaiian Seal

A pregnant monk seal was shot and killed last year in Kauai. The man who killed the two endangered animals was arrested and sentenced to ninety days in jail, and given a $25 fine. Very recently a b…


The Killer Cookie From Hawaii

I am writing this post from the southern tip of the island of Kauai. My family headed to Hawaii last week and since then, I have been indulging in all the treats found locally on this island paradise.…


Find Your Eco-Nirvana in Maui

Nirvana, ahhh—that place where you feel in total harmony with your world. Of course, if your Nirvana is room service in a four star hotel in Manhattan, you may want to question if this Maui Eco Retrea…

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Pineapple in Caramel Sauce Recipe

We could all use a taste of the tropics in early March, and pineapple with a “burnt” sugar topping is one of the most mouth-watering combinations imaginable. The manganese and vitamin C found in pinea…


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