Environmental Law Program

ELP Colloquium: James Koshiba on the Role of Law Students in a Movement for More Sustainable, Compassionate, and Resilient Societies

On November 10, 2010, the Environmental Law Program welcomed James Koshiba, Executive Director of Kanu Hawai’i, to discuss the role of law students in a movement for more sustainable, compassionate, and resilient societies. Kanu Hawai’i is a non-profit organization based on O’ahu that combines online tools with traditional organizing to push its almost 13,000 members worldwide to promote an “island style” activism that focuses on personal commitments to change before banding together in demonstrations based in kuleana. Read the full post »

ELP Colloquium: Legislative Session 2011: Actively Participating to Protect Hawaii’s Environment

On November 22, 2010 the Environmental Law Program hosted panelist Marjorie Ziegler, Executive Director, Conservation Council for Hawai‘i, Robert D. Harris, Director, Sierra Club Hawai‘i Chapter, and Mark Fox, Director of External Affairs, The Nature Conservancy of Hawai‘i. Read the full post »

ELP Colloquium: Ala Loop Homeowners Association

On October 14, 2010, the Environmental Law Program hosted a captivating panel discussion entitled “Ala Loop Homeowners: Recognizing a Private Right of Action under the Hawai‘i Constitution to Enforce Land Use and Environmental Laws.” ELP’s own Professor David Callies moderated a four-person panel including: Thomas L.H. Yeh (Tsukazaki Yeh & Moore); Charleen M. Aina (Deputy Attorney General); David Kimo Frankel (Native Hawaiian Legal Corp.); and, Lisa Woods Munger (Goodsill Anderson Quinn & Stifel). Read the full post »

Env. Law Students Enjoy Annual Service Trip to Hakalau National Wildlife Refuge

Fifteen students from Prof. Antolini’s Environmental Law Class enjoyed ELP’s annual service trip, with host Jack Jeffrey, to the Hakalau National Wildlife Refuge, at the end of October 2010. Read the full post »

Professor Antolini journals about her trip to Seoul National University Law School

Prof. Antolini & Prof. Jae-Hyup Lee, SNU Law School

My recent trip to Seoul National University Law School (Oct. 26-Nov 1), hosted by WSRSL’s friend Prof. JaeHyup Lee, was really delightful. I gave two lectures (one on how to build successful Environmental Law Programs and another on the Endangered Species Act) and participated in Prof. Lee’s and Prof. Hong-Sik Cho’s conference on climate change (REDD+) with Indonesian and Korean leaders. Read the full post »

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