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Environment & Wildlife

A Curated Collection by Our Photographers In Honor of Earth Month

We asked our photographers, Aaron K. Yoshino and David Croxford, to curate a collection of their work in tribute of Earth Month.
2020.04.30 07:00 AM

7 Eco-Friendly Cups, Flasks and Bottles You Can Buy Online

Wondering how to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth Day the right way? Opt for a reusable, collapsible and stylish drink container for your next sip on the go.
2020.04.22 09:40 AM

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.
2020.04.21 06:00 PM

Where Were O‘ahu’s Hottest Spots on the Hottest Day in 2019?

A new interactive map shows you which neighborhoods really felt the heat.
2020.02.19 12:35 PM

Entomologist Cynthia King is Tasked With Protecting Hawai‘i’s Biodiversity

She started the first state insectary, established to propagate native rare invertebrates and other of Hawai‘i’s smallest and most overlooked species, including our state insect, the Kamehameha butterfly.
2020.01.21 07:54 PM

Thermal Stress, Skeeters and Salmonella: Hawai‘i’s 2020 Health Forecast

Health Department director Bruce Anderson on what climate change could have in store for us.
2020.01.09 11:04 AM

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

Bloom bright.
2019.12.10 07:00 AM

Meet the People Who Are Helping to Save Hawai‘i’s Nēnē

On private lands across Hawai‘i, generations of families and ranchers have hosted and cared for the endangered bird.
2019.12.09 03:10 PM

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