Molokai, Lanai wind energy

The “Lobbyist on Lanai” left a community torn apart by Big Wind
  • Essay

Carleton Ching's involvement with the proposed "Big Wind" project on Lanai flies in the face of the governor's empty statement that Ching "brings communities together." Read More »

Robin Kaye
What happened to Big Wind?

After years of build-up, Big Wind seems to have subsided. What happened? Read More »

Robin Kaye
‘Big Wind’ is no more – or not
  • Analysis
  • Energy

The state project to develop wind power on Moloka‘i and Lana‘i, connected to O‘ahu via an undersea cable, is being repackaged, and possibly replaced, by a new initiative. Read More »

Ikaika M Hussey
Energy hearings begin today

The first meeting begins this evening, 5:00 pm, at McKinley High School. Read More »

Ikaika M Hussey
‘Big Wind’ environmental hearings begin next week →
Murdock will retain wind development rights →

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, reporting for the Associated Press:

Those opposed to the project think it'll ruin pristine views of the Pacific Ocean and other Hawaiian islands.
There's more than "pristine views" at stake. The wind project raises fundamental questions about the relationship between urban and rural areas, and who should derive benefit from the use of rural resources. More at HawaiiNewsNow/AP »

Ikaika M Hussey