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Environment & Wildlife

World Water Day 2019: 10 Local Ocean-Friendly Restaurants on O‘ahu to Try Now

These restaurants and cafés hold themselves to a higher eco-standard that make deciding where to eat for ocean-minded people an easy decision.
2019.03.18 03:09 PM

The Green Room Keeps Bringing the World’s Best Environment Writers to Honolulu

Here’s Why You Won’t Want to Miss Richard Powers on Feb. 6.
2019.01.29 05:01 PM

How to Watch the Only Total Lunar Eclipse This Year in Hawai‘i

If you miss it on Sunday, Jan. 20, you'll have to wait until 2021.
2019.01.18 04:04 PM

Sharkbusters: 6 Ways Humans Have Tried to Avoid Shark Attacks

Over time, people have tried an impressive range of tactics to repel sharks. But do they work? Not well enough ...
2019.01.17 05:40 PM

Making Waves: 6 Women in Hawai‘i with Careers in STEM Share Their Stories

Only a quarter of STEM jobs in the U.S. are filled by women. Here are six making a difference in Hawai‘i.
2019.01.08 05:31 PM

The Last Known Hawaiian Land Snail of His Species Has Died

The tiny creature was called Lonesome George because he was the last of his kind. A single snail living alone in a special lab until New Year’s Day.
2019.01.04 11:10 AM

5 Free Events in Honolulu in January 2019

Start your year by giving back and remembering a simpler time, participating in a beach cleanup on the North Shore and attending a two-day Pacific Island Arts Festival.
2019.01.04 10:00 AM

Hawai‘i is the Only State in the U.S. Where Humpback Whales Go to Have Their Babies

Plus 10 more wonderful facts to know before whale watching in Hawai‘i.
2018.11.27 05:04 PM

Field Notes: Meet the Volunteers Who Remove Invasive Algae From Maunalua Bay

Field Notes explores Honolulu’s vast and varied scenes and subcultures. This month: the Mālama Maunalua community huki.
2018.11.19 06:21 PM

Spares—and Strikes: Climate Change is Opening a Fast Lane for Hurricanes

Maybe we should hang on to all those emergency supplies we bought earlier.
2018.11.18 06:09 AM

The Sunscreen Ban in Hawai‘i is Creating Opportunities for Local Businesses

Changing laws and attitudes are creating opportunities for Hawai‘i’s natural sunscreen startups.
2018.10.30 11:14 AM

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.
2018.10.30 11:13 AM