■ Hawaiian Biodiversity has been declining for millions of years:
■ DLNR, Hawaii Statewide Assessment of Forest Conditions and Resource Strategy, Issue 6: Conservation of Native Biodiversity 2010
■ Truthout, Model in the Battle for Biodiversity:
■ Threats to Biodiversity: A Case Study of Hawaiian Birds:
■ Convention on Biological Diversity, What is Island Biodiversity?
■ Convention on Biological Diversity, Sustaining Life on Earth:

Climate Refugees

■ Hawaii Magazine about Puna 2014-15 lava flow:

Hawaii State

● National Disaster Preparedness Training Center, Pacific Island Nations
● Hawaii’s Avian Climate Refugees:
■ Wilson Center, Environmental Refugees:
■ Washington Post, Houston took them in after Katrina, then Harvey hit:
■ Science For Peace, Ecological Refugees:
■ The Guardian, UN Drops Plan To Create Group To Relocate Climate- Change
■ Globalization 101, Environmental Refugees:
■ Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre, Global Report on Internal 
■ Relief Web, Should Environmental Refugees Be Granted Asylum Status:
■ How-to Guide for Environmental Refugees (Cateret Islands, Papua New Guinea atoll):
■ World Wildlife Fund, Climate Witness Community Toolkit:
■ The Guardian, Climate Change Will Create World’s Biggest Refugee Crisis:
■ PRI, Immigration Attorneys Warn Against Using Term Climate Refugee:
■ New York Times, Climate Change Refugees:

Community Partnerships

● Discovering Community Power: A Guide to Mobilizing Local Assets and your
○ The Educating Neighborhood: How Villages Raise Their Children – JohnMcKnight:

Hawaiʻi Health Matters – Community Health Needs Assessment Guide

Food Security

Crossroads Resource Center, Food Security Report, Hawaii’s Food System: Food for All:
○ State of Hawaii Department of Agriculture, Statewide Agriculture Baseline Report:
○ Hawaii County Food Self-Sufficiency Baseline 2012:
○ Green Facts: Climate, Agriculture and Food Security:
○ University of Hawaii News, UH Hilo Center grows oysters and the aquaculture workforce:
○ University of Hawaii News, Developing shellfish farming opportunities:
○ Four Seasons Press, Hualalai oysters grown and harvested at the resort:
○, Increased food security and food self sufficiency strategy:

Green Jobs/Economy

Green Pathways out of Poverty, Workforce Development Initiatives
▪ United States Department of Education, STEM 2026 A Vision for Innovation in STEM Education
▪ State of Hawaii, Hawaii Green Workforce, A Baseline Assessment
▪ Climate Reality Project, How Three Countries are Putting Renewable Energy to Work

Land Use Planning

Big Island Impacts: Effects of Current and Potential Future Land Use on Water Quality, Carbon Emissions, and Wildlife at Kohala Institute

Hawaiʻi Land Use Law and Policy Blog
Hawaiian Islands Land Trust

Renewable Energy

Government Fleet, four Hawaii Counties to Transiton Fleets to Renewable Energy by 2035: 
■ Agu 100, Integrating Algae with Bioenergy Carbon Capture and Storage (ABECCS) Increases Sustainability

Water Resource Management

 Taro Patches Are Classrooms For These Nanakuli Students

Cultural Sustainability

Ecology, Conservation, and Native Hawaiian Traditional Ecological Knowledge of Alyxia oliviformis Gaud. (maile) on Hawaii Island: A Model for Community-Based Native Habitat Restoration


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