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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

10 Things You May Not Know About the Endangered Nēnē

Get to know our state bird with these fun facts and a timeline that tracks the endangered goose's road to recovery.
2019.08.21 03:00 PM

Hawaiian Humane Society Names New President and CEO

Colorado’s Anna Neubauer joins the nonprofit after protests and the contentious departure of its previous leader.
2019.08.20 04:29 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

Meet the Guardians of the Nēnē Who Are Helping to Save Hawai‘i’s Endangered Bird

On private lands across Hawai‘i, generations of families and ranchers have hosted and cared for the endangered nēnē, playing a key role in bringing our state bird back from the brink of extinction.
2019.08.16 04:43 PM

Afterthoughts: Gold Standard

The streets of Honolulu are paved with gold (flowers).
2019.08.01 04:40 PM

Inside HONOLULU: A Wild Goose Chase

Hatching a plan isn’t always easy.
2019.07.30 05:09 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