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Rethinking Hawai‘i: Reenergizing Green Goals to Spark an Energy Revolution

Record drops in travel, trash and electricity use won’t last, but the lessons learned from them can. Here’s how we move forward.
2020.09.17 05:10 PM

Hurricane Douglas and Other Storms That Went Away From Hawai‘i

Dodging major destruction by just a few dozen miles feels like a win, especially in a pandemic. We checked with the experts on other close calls.
2020.07.28 11:13 AM

Tracking Hurricane Douglas in Honolulu: Monday, July 27, 2020

The final hurricane warning in the state expired early Monday morning as Hurricane Douglas took a northern path, narrowly skirting the islands and sparing them from the worst weather.
2020.07.26 02:47 PM

Here are the Places Closing in Honolulu Ahead of Hurricane Douglas

Parks, gardens, markets and some programs are closing while Hawai‘i prepares for the first hurricane of the season.
2020.07.26 10:20 AM

How Do Animals React When No One Visits the Zoo? We Found Out

The Honolulu Zoo is reopening in phases after learning more about the animals during the monthslong COVID-19 closure.
2020.06.10 05:00 PM

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