WHY Hawai‘i, USA 2016

WHY Hawai‘i, USA 2016

Hawai‘i is Ecologically Diverse. Hawai‘i is home to 28,000 native plants and animals. 28% of all threatened and endangered species in the U.S. are found in Hawai‘i.

Kaua‘i's Na Pali Coastline

WHY Hawai‘i, USA 2016

WHY Hawai‘i, USA 2016

We support Global Climate Change Initiatives. It is one of the most critical issues facing our planet, and the U.S. Administration has made it clear that the U.S. Government must lead the world's effort to understand and solve this challenge.

Mouth of the Matanuska Glacier, Alaska

WHY Hawai‘i, USA 2016

WHY Hawai‘i, USA 2016

Hawai‘i Showcases Collaboration. State agencies and key organizations have partnered and collaborated in unprecedented ways to create effective solutions to protect Hawai‘i’s vulnerable natural resources.

Waikamoi Preserve, Maui

WHY Hawai‘i, USA 2016

WHY Hawai‘i, USA 2016

America's Ocean Stewardship and Marine Initiatives. On July 19, 2010, a U.S. Executive Order was issued adopting the recommendations of the Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force and directing executive agencies to implement all recommendations under the guidance of a National Ocean Council.

Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument, Northwestern Hawaiian Islands

WHY Hawai‘i, USA 2016

WHY Hawai‘i, USA 2016

America's Great Outdoors Initiative. The Federal Government has established this initiative through public-private partnerships, and locally supported conservation strategies to encourage Americans to visit and actively enjoy the great outdoors.

Grand Canyon, Arizona

WHY Hawai‘i, USA 2016

WHY Hawai‘i, USA 2016

Indigenous Native Hawaiian communites are transforming Conservation practices by sharing of traditional ecological knowledge

Mālama Loko ‘Ea, Native Hawaiian Fishpond on O‘ahu's North Shore

WHY Hawai‘i, USA 2016

WHY Hawai‘i, USA 2016

The Hawai‘i State Government leads the nation with its Hawai‘i Clean Energy Initiative (HCEI), a legal mandate for the state to grow from 5% renewable energy consumption to 70% renewable energy consumption by 2030.

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawai‘i Island

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The Hawaii Convention Center has a rooftop reception area, which is ideal for large gatherings_IUCN Hawaii 2016

Hawai‘i Bidding for Major Conservation Gathering

(Honolulu) A four-person delegation representing the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is visiting Hawai‘i this week, as the state bids to host the 2016 IUCN World Conservation Congress.  The…

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