E komo mai (welcome)

·By Michael Levine

As a small island chain in the middle of a vast ocean, Hawaii has limited natural resources. But the demands we put on the land are great. If Oahu were its own state, it’d be the most densely populated in the country. We have to make the most with what we have. Like all of you, I’m curious about how we do that.

I come from New Jersey, only the Garden State in name. On Kauai, I lived in a community that cherished green spaces. As I get started here