Hawaii

Maui Residents Fight To Save Kihei’s Last Wetlands

County officials continue to approve new building permits close to shore despite rising seas. As the cars whiz by on…

9 months ago

Red Hill Chemical Leak Caused By Contractor And Navy Failures, Investigation Finds

Photo: Vice Adm. John Wade, commander of Joint Task Force Red Hill, shared findings from the chemical leak investigation on…

10 months ago

Army Corps Still Won’t Restore Forests As Part Of Ala Wai Flood Control Project

Photo: Heavy rains flow from the Koolau mountains down through the Ala Wai watershed, spilling into Waikiki. The U.S. Army…

10 months ago

Humpback Whales Are ‘Remarkably Resilient’ Even Amid Climate Crisis, New Study Shows

Photo: An estimated 10,000 to 12,000 humpbacks travel to Hawaii waters to breed, give birth and nurse their young each…

10 months ago

Shift To Green Energy Future is Renewing Plantation-Era Water Wars on Kauai

A proposed hydro project — the first of its kind in the world — could supply up to a quarter…

12 months ago