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The New Reality of Vog and What We Can Do About It

With the recent unprecedented volcanic emissions, the Environmental Protection Agency has stepped in on the Big Island with measures appropriate for a major toxic event. If it’s that serious there, what’s in store for O‘ahu? We take a deep breath and examine the new reality of vog—and what we can do about it.
2018.08.31 06:11 PM

Meet the Man Who Is Restoring Native Plants to Hawai‘i’s Urban Spaces

Hui Kū Maoli Ola is bringing back native habitats that once thrived across the islands.
2018.06.26 01:19 PM

Our Waikīkī: King Tides, Beach Erosion and Water Pollution—Can Waikīkī Be Saved?

How the state is dealing with king tides, eroding beaches and trash in the Ala Wai.
2018.02.12 03:34 PM

Quote Unquote: What It’s Like Being the Honolulu Zoo’s First Female Director

Linda Santos found her dream job when she became the sixth director of the Honolulu Zoo and its first female leader last year.
2018.02.05 11:29 AM

Could Hawai‘i’s Endangered Native Crow Be Saved From Extinction?

Conservationists have spent decades working to re-establish Hawai‘i’s last remaining crow—the ‘alalā—in the wild.
2017.11.08 01:00 PM

Where the Wild Things Went: Tracking Hawai‘i’s Most Elusive Non-Native Animals

From alligators to wallabies, an eclectic mix of alien creatures has been reported roaming the Islands. We set out to sort fact from fiction.
2017.08.17 09:31 AM

Life Hack: “Cropsticks” Will Make Your Life—Or at Least Your Lunch—Easier

Hawai‘i entrepreneur plunges into “Shark Tank” with her new chopstick idea on April 7.
2017.03.29 08:55 AM

Watch Mesmerizing Video of the Kīlauea “Firehose” Lava Spewing into Sea

Pele puts on a fiery show.
2017.02.01 11:52 AM

9 Awesome Ways to Actually Make a Difference This Earth Day in Honolulu

Earth Day is this Friday, April 22. Celebrate in Honolulu with cleanups, giveaways, workshops and other events.
2016.04.19 09:00 AM

Local Shark Scientists Explain Why There Are So Many Shark Attacks in Hawai‘i

Hawai‘i’s shark researchers are some of the world’s best. Here’s what they say about our recent spike of shark attacks.
2016.02.03 06:49 PM

Quote Unquote: Phil Estermann Fights to Save the Ka Iwi Coast

Meet the man who has been fighting the development of the Ka Iwi shoreline since the ’80s.
2015.11.12 10:00 AM

Should Honolulu’s Recycling Program Go Up in Flames?

Honolulu should be recycling even less than it does now.
2015.07.22 10:00 AM