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Can These Muddy-Looking Balls Make the Ala Wai Swimmable?

Balls packed with healthy bacteria may offer a way to restore the ecosystem of the polluted Ala Wai Canal.
2019.08.29 07:00 AM

[Photos] Hawai‘i's Endangered Nēnē

A trip to Hilo to visit the Shipman family, who has hosted and cared for the endangered nēnē for 101 years, yielded hundreds of photos and unearthed dozens of historic archives.
2019.08.28 12:00 PM

5 Hawai‘i Animals Threatened by President Trump’s Announced Changes to the Endangered Species Act

It’s bad news for our Islands, the world’s endangered species capital.
2019.08.20 04:24 PM

How Hawai‘i’s Endangered ‘Alalā is Slowly Making a Comeback

Ongoing efforts to save Hawai‘i’s last remaining crow seem promising, but officials warn that it’s still a long road ahead.
2019.07.22 03:51 PM

Take a Closer Look at a Mud Ball Designed to Clean Up Hawai‘i’s Most Polluted Waterway

The Genki Ala Wai project aims to clean up the murky canal with probiotics and community support.
2019.07.17 04:21 PM

Ask An Expert: How Does Our City Prepare For Hurricane Season?

The director of the city’s Department of Emergency Management oversees recovery and planning efforts to make O‘ahu a more resilient, safer place to live.
2019.06.04 04:04 PM

A Local’s Guide to Buying Reef-Safe Sunscreen

Five Hawai‘i brands have created reef-safe sunscreens that are safe for your ʻohana and the ocean. Think of it as a win-win for you and the environment.
2019.05.30 11:13 AM

Scientists Predict Busy Central Pacific Hurricane Season Could Affect Hawai‘i

A mix of El Niño conditions, wind and warm weather means check those emergency plans now.
2019.05.29 04:43 PM

Should Hawai‘i Continue to Recycle? These Experts Say You Should Think Again

Environmentalists say “refusing” and “reusing” are much better than recycling. Here’s what you should know.
2019.04.22 12:15 PM

10 Ways to Volunteer for Earth Day on O‘ahu

From the North Shore to East O‘ahu and the Windward side, here are ten volunteer opportunities to get you outside this weekend.
2019.04.18 02:13 PM

Just in Time for Easter: How to See the Full Pink Moon in Hawai‘i

It won’t really be pink but it does have a special connection to Easter.
2019.04.18 01:00 PM

7 Eco-Warriors Weigh in on How to Live a Sustainable Life

From educators to a fishery-to-table liaison, these local eco-warriors give us their suggestions to live more sustainably.
2019.04.17 03:31 PM