Stories tagged "sustainability"

Book examines water treatment methods

October 26th, 2011 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Solar pasteurization, solar distillation and natural riverbank filtration are low cost water treatment technologies evaluated in a new book co-edited by Chittaranjan Ray.

Wind and sun could generate Oʻahu electricity

July 26th, 2011 | by Malamalama Staff | 1 Comment

Wind and solar energy could supply more than 25 percent of Oʻahu’s electricity demand, a UH study shows.

Life is car-free for Todd Boulanger

July 26th, 2011 | by Cheryl Ernst | 1 Comment

A bike-riding transportation expert, Mānoa alumnus Todd Boulanger tackles pedestrian safety in Abu Dhabi and comprehensive transportation planning around Portland.

Aquaponic systems grow food sustainably

April 18th, 2011 | by Cheryl Ernst | 14 Comments

Breaking ground above ground.

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Byproducts become biodegradable plastic

January 4th, 2011 | by Malamalama Contributor | 4 Comments

Bacteria turn agricultural byproducts and other waste products into truly biodegradable plastics.

Palamanui to expand UH service in West Hawaiʻi

December 8th, 2010 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

A public-private partnership advances plans to build new facilities for Hawaiʻi Community College and the University Center in West Hawaiʻi.

Windward goes green with new library

May 31st, 2009 | by Jordan Aceves-Foster | Comments Off

Windward Community College’s new library will not only be a state-of-the-art facility with tutoring, a computer center and even a coffee shop, but it will also be a model for green building techniques.

Sustain your brain

May 19th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Sustain your brain with Sakamaki Extraordinary Lectures on sustainability and environmental issues.

Workshops focus on growing green

January 12th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Going green just got easier, thanks to a series of public workshops offered by the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa’s Outreach College.

Local grown food good for economy

January 12th, 2009 | by Malamalama Staff | Comments Off

Growing more food in Hawaii could increase the security of the food supply, conserve energy used in transportation, reduce the risk of introducing invasive pests and even improve nutritional content by providing fresher foods.