State settles climate lawsuit with Hawai‘i youths

Craig T. Kojima / Star-Advertiser

Youth plaintiffs joined Gov. Josh Green at a news conference at the Hawai‘i Capitol in Honolulu on Thursday, June 21, 2024.

HONOLULU — The state of Hawai‘i has settled a nearly two-year lawsuit filed by over a dozen youth plaintiffs, who alleged that the Department of Transportation violated their constitutional rights “to live healthful lives in Hawai‘i now and into the future.”