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December 3, 2013 | Feature

Voyaging Back From an Age of Extinction

Steller’s sea cow was the first to disappear after a voyage of discovery accelerated a wave of extinction in North America. The tiny palila bird was the first to benefit from Earthjustice’s use of a law passed to end the extinctions.

November 22, 2016 | In the News: Honolulu Civil Beat

What Does A Trump Presidency Mean For Hawaii's Environment?

David Henkin, Staff Attorney, Earthjustice: “The fox has taken over the henhouse. So if we want eggs, we’re going to have to take care of our own henhouse ... We’re going to be fighting in the courts, we’re going to be fighting in Congress, we’re going to be fighting at the state level and make sure we don’t start backsliding.”

November 7, 2016 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Hawaiian Cultural Group Sues U.S. Army Over Cultural Access at Makua

Mālama Mākua, represented by Earthjustice, is taking the U.S. Army back to court for violating cultural access rights to sacred sites at Mākua Military Reservation on Oʻahu. The reservation contains 100 sites eligible for listing on the national historic register, including Hawaiian temples, shrines, petroglyphs and other historical and cultural sites.

September 14, 2016 | Legal Document

Legal Document: Community Groups Bring Civil Rights Complaint Against State Agencies

Community groups The Moms On a Mission (MOM) Hui and Pō‘ai Wai Ola/West Kaua‘i Watershed Alliance, represented by Earthjustice, have filed a complaint with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Department of Agriculture, calling on both agencies to investigate the Hawai‘i Department of Agriculture’s and Agribusiness Development Corporation’s actions against Native Hawaiians in violation of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

September 13, 2016 | In the News: The Guardian

Pågan: The Tropical Paradise The US Wants To Turn Into A War Zone

David Henkin, Earthjustice attorney: “The lawsuit’s aim is to force the US navy to be honest about what it needs to do, as distinguished from what it merely wants to do. ... We’re not saying that the marines shouldn’t fulfill their national security mission – it’s the why and where that we’re concerned about.”

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