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State Issues New Call For Public’s Help To Stop Rapid Ohia Death Marina Riker/Civil Beat

State Issues New Call For Public’s Help To Stop Rapid Ohia Death

Officials don't know how to treat the diseased trees on the Big Island, so for now they're concentrating on stopping its spread.
Big Island Residents Earn Least In Hawaii apasciuto/Flickr

Big Island Residents Earn Least In Hawaii

The poverty rate among Big Island high school graduates and bachelor’s degree holders grew the fastest in the state.
Hawaii Cited As ‘Model’ For Efforts To Apply Science To Community Issues Marina Riker/Civil Beat

Hawaii Cited As ‘Model’ For Efforts To Apply Science To Community Issues

Hundreds of students in the islands have taken courses in the Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities program.
Limited-Purpose Driver’s Licenses To Start Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Limited-Purpose Driver’s Licenses To Start

A bill passed by the Hawaii Legislature last year allows also allows limited-purpose instructional permits and provisional driver’s licenses for teens.
Hawaii: 2nd Fewest Gun Dealers Per Capita Flickr.com

Hawaii: 2nd Fewest Gun Dealers Per Capita

Latest federal data finds 68,000 dealers nationwide, but just 140 in the islands.
Hawaii Renters Among Most Cost-Burdened Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Renters Among Most Cost-Burdened

The Aloha State has the second-largest share of renters in the country who pay more than 30 percent of their income on rent.
Three Hawaii Hospitals Penalized by Feds Chad Blair/Civil Beat

Three Hawaii Hospitals Penalized by Feds

Maui Memorial Medical Center, Pali Momi Medical Center and Wahiawa General Hospital will be docked Medicare payments for safety concerns.
Genetically Engineered Salmon Opposed Pixabay

Genetically Engineered Salmon Opposed

American and Japanese organizations say it could pose risks to consumers and the environment.
When Wildlife And Aircraft Collide in Hawaii

When Wildlife And Aircraft Collide in Hawaii

Over the last quarter-century, 3,573 such collisions have been reported in the islands, with Kauai leading the way, according to federal data.