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28

Mar

Endangered nene geese return to Oahu, hatch 3 chicksNene are Hawaii’s state bird, but they haven’t been reported on the populous island of Oahu in centuries. That finally changed this week when officials revealed two nene are raising a family there.

Endangered nene geese return to Oahu, hatch 3 chicks
Nene are Hawaii’s state bird, but they haven’t been reported on the populous island of Oahu in centuries. That finally changed this week when officials revealed two nene are raising a family there.

24

Mar

3 of Hawaii’s amazing conservation storiesConservationists on the Big Island go to great lengths to protect the unique, iconic and endangered species that roam its lands and waters.

3 of Hawaii’s amazing conservation stories
Conservationists on the Big Island go to great lengths to protect the unique, iconic and endangered species that roam its lands and waters.

20

Feb

Hawaii’s not the happiest anymore: Guess which state is on top?It isn’t West Virginia, which came in dead last, as it has for 5 years in a row now.

Hawaii’s not the happiest anymore: Guess which state is on top?
It isn’t West Virginia, which came in dead last, as it has for 5 years in a row now.

02

Dec

How to help shelter animals on your next Hawaiian vacationWhile you’re on the island, you can help care for rescued cats and dogs, and you can even escort one special pet on your return flight to the mainland.

How to help shelter animals on your next Hawaiian vacation
While you’re on the island, you can help care for rescued cats and dogs, and you can even escort one special pet on your return flight to the mainland.

15

Nov

Kailua, Hawaii asks state to stop sending tourists thereThe once-sleepy town is now a thriving tourist hotspot, but some residents have had enough.

Kailua, Hawaii asks state to stop sending tourists there
The once-sleepy town is now a thriving tourist hotspot, but some residents have had enough.

04

Oct

U.S. shutdown slows Hawaii molasses probeThanks to distant D.C. politics, federal authorities have largely suspended their investigation of the historic molasses spill that fouled Hawaiian waters last month.

U.S. shutdown slows Hawaii molasses probe
Thanks to distant D.C. politics, federal authorities have largely suspended their investigation of the historic molasses spill that fouled Hawaiian waters last month.

13

Sep

Why is Hawaii’s molasses spill so terrible?A 233,000-gallon molasses spill has killed thousands of marine creatures off the coast of Honolulu. But how can an edible substance be so deadly to wildlife?

Why is Hawaii’s molasses spill so terrible?
A 233,000-gallon molasses spill has killed thousands of marine creatures off the coast of Honolulu. But how can an edible substance be so deadly to wildlife?

07

Aug

Vintage menus reveal Hawaiian sea changeScientists are using old menus from Hawaii to study population trends in wild fish, a creative approach that’s shedding new light on seafood in the Aloha State.

Vintage menus reveal Hawaiian sea change
Scientists are using old menus from Hawaii to study population trends in wild fish, a creative approach that’s shedding new light on seafood in the Aloha State.

31

Jul

Hawaii’s ocean debris could fill 18-wheelerThe Coral Reef Ecosystem Division Marine Debris Project would have likely collected more garbage had it ventured to clean up beyond the shore.

Hawaii’s ocean debris could fill 18-wheeler
The Coral Reef Ecosystem Division Marine Debris Project would have likely collected more garbage had it ventured to clean up beyond the shore.

28

Jun

Google Street View hits Hawaii hiking trailsThe tech giant is letting third-party groups borrow its camera-equipped backpacks to create their own 360-degree ‘Street Views,’ starting on Hawaii’s Big Island.

Google Street View hits Hawaii hiking trails
The tech giant is letting third-party groups borrow its camera-equipped backpacks to create their own 360-degree ‘Street Views,’ starting on Hawaii’s Big Island.