Global Sustainability

Pupukahi i holomua
(Unite to move forward)

Overview

7.3 billion people. Trillions of animals and organisms. One Earth. We’re all connected. We all share our planet’s precious and dwindling natural resources. What can we do so there is enough to go around in a world threatened by climate change? The Hokule’a’s Worldwide Voyage discovered best practices of people promoting sustainable living. The East-West Center forges global partnerships and Global Island Partnership's Bright Spots. Those in the western world are using up most resources, while the others are suffering from the bad decisions we make. At COP21 Sustainable Forum we learned from the island nations like the Marshall Islands and The Philippines as they championed this historic global Paris agreement. Each one of us can take the pledge to go green, for our island family, for our Hawaiian Islands, for our collective future. Start by calculating your carbon footprint. Then check out these green living tips. Flex your political muscle by weighing in on Hawaii state environmental bills.

Community Organizations

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