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Marcel Honore

Kūmākena Nā Poʻe Hoʻokele Moku I Ka Hala Hoʻokāhāhā O Kekahi O Nā Loea Hoʻokele 'Oiwi TV

Kūmākena Nā Poʻe Hoʻokele Moku I Ka Hala Hoʻokāhāhā O Kekahi O Nā Loea Hoʻokele

ʻO Kalepa Baybayan, he kāpena ʻo ia no ka manawa he nui ma Hōkūleʻa i kākoʻo i ka hoʻomaka hou ʻana i ka hoʻokele kuʻuna ma ka Pakipika, ua hala  ʻokoʻa ʻo ia ma Seattle ma ka Pōʻahā. 

Will Hawaii’s Spinner Dolphins Finally Get A Rest From The Crowds? Courtesy: NOAA

Will Hawaii’s Spinner Dolphins Finally Get A Rest From The Crowds?

NOAA officials said they hope to finally issue a new rule this summer that bars anyone from approaching within 50 yards of the dolphins.

Blangiardi Suggests Rail Could Stop Short Of Ala Moana Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Blangiardi Suggests Rail Could Stop Short Of Ala Moana

It’s not clear how the FTA would respond to such a move. The mayor said he’ll bring it up with the agency during meetings this summer.

Nā Kahu Manō: He ʻOhana Hawaiʻi E Hoʻi I Ko Lākou Hoʻoilina Ponoʻī Courtesy: Kaikea Nakachi

Nā Kahu Manō: He ʻOhana Hawaiʻi E Hoʻi I Ko Lākou Hoʻoilina Ponoʻī

Ke paipai aku nei kekahi makuakāne a me kāna keikikāne i nā kaʻina hana kūpono i ka moʻomeheu ma ka noiʻi ʻimi naʻauao i nā manō. E hoʻolohe anei ke Kulanui o Hawaiʻi?

Hanabusa Awarded $200K HART Consulting Contract Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hanabusa Awarded $200K HART Consulting Contract

UPDATED: The 18-month contract comes after nearly half of HART’s staff was recently purged.

The ‘Mauka Shift’ Could Solve Rail’s Utility Woes. Why Did It Happen So Late? Cory Lum/Civil Beat

The ‘Mauka Shift’ Could Solve Rail’s Utility Woes. Why Did It Happen So Late?

HART’s inability to relocate utilities along Dillingham is central to rail’s latest staggering cost spikes. Now, the agency says it finally has a “good plan.”

With Its New Climate Plan, The City Aims To Curb Oahu’s Growing Carbon Pollution Marcel Honore/Civil Beat2021

With Its New Climate Plan, The City Aims To Curb Oahu’s Growing Carbon Pollution

UPDATED: Transportation sources are the main culprit driving more greenhouse gas emissions on Oahu in recent years, the new plan states.

Lehua Island Is Finally Free Of Rats, Scoring A Big Win For Native Seabirds Island Conservation

Lehua Island Is Finally Free Of Rats, Scoring A Big Win For Native Seabirds

Officials continue to monitor closely for any sign of the rats, as just one pregnant female could swiftly repopulate the island.

Biki Announces Steep Cuts As It Tries To Ride Out The Pandemic Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Biki Announces Steep Cuts As It Tries To Ride Out The Pandemic

The bike-share was a success after its 2017 launch, but revenues have plunged by nearly half amid COVID-19.