Saturday, August 30, 2014

Environment

USA: Gilligan’s Island Goes Green with Solar Power Array

(Coconut Island image by Farhad Vladi)

The Hawaiian isle where the iconic television series was filmed is now embracing the green-tech revolution with a cutting edge solar power development.

(Coconut Island image by Farhad Vladi)

In the 1960’s, television audiences were enraptured by the tale told by “Gilligan’s Island” – after all, who wouldn’t want to …Read More: USA: Gilligan’s Island Goes Green with Solar Power Array

Environment

USA: Ambitious Wind Farm Plan for Lanai Energizes Controversy

(Hulopoe Beach overlooking the Four Seasons Lanai)

Now that billionaire Larry Ellison has purchased Hawaii’s vast Lanai Island, locals are anxiously awaiting word on whether a controversial wind farm will move forward.

(Hulopoe Beach overlooking the Four Seasons Lanai)

The term N.I.M.B.Y. has been a rallying cry for anti-wind farm sentiment in recent years – in the …Read More: USA: Ambitious Wind Farm Plan for Lanai Energizes Controversy

Breaking Island News

UPDATE: Oracle CEO Larry Ellison Announced as Lanai Buyer

(Lanai Image by orangeplastic/Flickr)

The Hawaiian government has let slip that there is indeed a deal in the works to sell Lanai Island – and the billionaire prospective buyer is no stranger to unusual purchases.

(Lanai Image by orangeplastic/Flickr)

On Wednesday, the Governor of Hawaii broke exciting news for those following the sale of …Read More: UPDATE: Oracle CEO Larry Ellison Announced as Lanai Buyer

Breaking Island News

USA: Sale of Hawaii’s Lanai Island May Be Imminent

(Lanai image by D. Sheenan)

Rumours have been confirmed that Los Angeles billionaire David Murdock is indeed trying to sell Lanai Island in Hawaii, a high-value property that could reach into the hundreds of millions of dollars.

(The Island of Lanai, Hawaii)

When it comes to the private islands of the rich and famous, rumours …Read More: USA: Sale of Hawaii’s Lanai Island May Be Imminent