Yesterday was bright and sunny, the sky deep blue, and the ridges of trees and grass on both sides of the path were iridescent green. It was a new trail to a new place, and as we climbed the fence to start our hike I was suddenly struck by that joyous feeling of... It’s getting to be common knowledge that industrial wind projects (“farms”) don’t lower greenhouse gases or fossil fuel use. Though they destroy the environment and ruin communities and families, they do provide huge profits (paid by taxpayers) for the oil and energy... It’s been great to wander Hawaii again for a book tour that has hit every major island but Lanai (there is no bookstore there). However I will be visiting with Friends of Lanai later this spring and know the island well — it plays a major role in Saving... Hawaiian musician/composer Philip Joseph Kahaunaele Swain will join Mike Bond at his Saving Paradise book signing — 7:30 PM, Tuesday, February 5th at the Colfax Tattered Cover Book Store, 2526 East Colfax, Denver, Colorado. Philip Swain writes and performs... Mike Bond will discuss Saving Paradise on Hawaii News Now (KFVE/KGMB/KHNL) January 15 at 8:10 AM HST.