Nikki Motson

News stories by HPR's Nikki Motson

Survey Shows High Demand for Locally Grown Food

ShareThisAdvocates of the local food movement say increasing the amount of food grown across the islands could benefit the state in several ways, improving both the health and wealth of the state.
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State Leaders Search for Ways to Increase Energy Efficiency

ShareThisAs Hawaii strives to meet clean energy goals, energy efficiency is often called the “low hanging fruit”. But getting people to grab hold of energy efficiency opportunities remains a challenge.
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Researchers Seek Cooperation Among Biofuel and Aquaculture Industries

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Researchers in Hawai`i are looking at opportunities to increase the state’s independence with regard to both energy and food. If biofuel and aquacutlure researchers are able to work together quickly, they could achieve benefits for people, the economy and life in the ocean.

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Hawai`i Green Car Share First of Its Kind Nationwide

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Environmentally conscious travelers have new a new rental car option in Hawai`i starting today.

A new company, Green Car Hawai`i launched the first car share in Hawai`i. The company is providing an electric vehicle alternative to car rentals and car ownership.

The company is the only one of its kind serving the travel and tourism markets nationwide.

Cost Comparison: Shuffling Homeless vs. Housing Them

ShareThisState and national officials say housing the homeless quickly is less expensive than providing shelters, transitional homes, or leaving them alone.
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