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We Asked an O‘ahu Grower How to Treat a Poinsettia

Bloom bright.
2019.12.10 07:00 AM

Carissa Moore Won the World Title and Nabbed an Olympic Games Slot at the Lululemon Maui Pro

As if we don’t feel the Black Friday-through-Cyber Monday hangover enough, the Native Hawaiian from O‘ahu dominated in a shortened format in heavy storm surf while her top two rivals lost heartbreaker heats. It’s Moore’s fourth world title.
2019.12.02 01:00 PM

5 Ways I’m Trying to Reduce My Carbon Footprint

In August’s Afterthoughts, I made a promise that I was going to try five new things to help me do better with the four R’s—reduce, reuse, recycle, recover. Here’s what I managed to accomplish.
2019.09.17 03:47 PM

Afterthoughts: Waste Not, Want Not

The world’s ending. Time to give up snack packs.
2019.09.16 04:50 PM

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