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Oahu’s waste-to-power facility has a hidden carbon cost, but is it better than shipping all our recyclables off-island?
Hawaii is unlikely to get a recycling facility anytime soon, so your soda cans and water bottles must travel thousands of miles to be recycled.
The uhu fish are “lawnmowers of the sea” and play a vital role in producing sand. But they’re at risk.
Civil Beat follows an Ala Moana resident looking for ways to help with climate change in the first episode of “Are We Doomed? And Other Burning Environmental Questions.”
You could be featured in our new podcast: “Are We Doomed? And other burning environmental questions.”
The movement to reduce single-use plastics in Hawaii is moving beyond straws, but current health codes restrict personal containers from being used at take-out restaurants.
Mineral-based sunscreens are viewed as an environmentally friendly alternative to chemical sunscreens, but could still be harmful in large concentrations.
Eight schools applied for funding under a new state law aimed at expanding campus composting programs, but the DOE awarded the grant money to an engineering firm instead.
Fisherman celebrated the abundance of fish flocking near the shore after the flood, but scientists say the damage left some species unhealthier.