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Column: Air travel by visitors to Hawaii major factor in global warming

  • Tawn Keeney, M.D., is retired after 36 years of practicing primary-care medicine in Honokaa; he is active with climate change organizations.

    Tawn Keeney, M.D., is retired after 36 years of practicing primary-care medicine in Honokaa; he is active with climate change organizations.

Hawaii must balance the global warming emissions created by encouragement of tourism against the reliance of our economy on tourism. The re-expressed need to shift some of Hawaii’s workforce from tourism to agriculture informs this picture — and this balance must include the consideration of “climate justice.” Read more

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