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Now, Hawaii lawmakers are considering bills that force sellers to tell prospective owners about vulnerable coastal properties.
Civil Beat teamed with a UH climate professor and the Malama Learning Center to offset some of our staff’s greenhouse gas emissions.
At the session’s halfway point, several new measures have support. But some current initiatives will expire if action isn’t taken.
As the sea level rise exacerbates coastal erosion, many longtime middle-class residents are struggling to protect their properties.
A new report sheds light on some of the critical factors for the state to consider when implementing a managed retreat strategy.
Years of chopping down invasive trees, replanting native species and controlling predators may be paying off for albatross threatened by sea level rise.
Several measures in the Legislature give the public a chance to weigh in on what could be a sweeping environmental policy reform.
House and Senate bills would undercut a new law that requires unannounced state inspections of care homes by making those optional.
Officials with the city climate office toured the island over the past few months to spread public awareness of the issue and gather feedback on ways to reduce emissions.
Hawaii lawmakers will confront major policy questions this session as they grapple with looming problems from a warming planet.
The critically endangered Newell’s shearwater and Hawaiian petrel were thought to be living almost exclusively on Kauai.
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources says money is urgently needed to protect beaches, watersheds, native species and more.