Civil Beat Staff

Nathan Eagle

Feds: Hawaiian Hawk No Longer Endangered Courtesy: U.S. FWS

Feds: Hawaiian Hawk No Longer Endangered

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has removed the ‘io from the list of endangered or threatened species.

Kauai Tour Helicopter Crash Kills All 7 Onboard Dan Dennison/Hawaii DLNR

Kauai Tour Helicopter Crash Kills All 7 Onboard

UPDATED: County officials confirmed Saturday that all six passengers, including three minors, and pilot died.

Hawaii 2040: What We Learned About Climate Change Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Hawaii 2040: What We Learned About Climate Change

The ambitious reporting project found myriad reasons for the public to be pessimistic about the effects of a warming planet on the islands. But also reasons for hope.

Assessing Hawaii’s Zika Risk And Avoiding Carbon Offset Scams Via Pixabay

Assessing Hawaii’s Zika Risk And Avoiding Carbon Offset Scams

We answer reader-submitted questions about man-of-war invasions, carbon offsets, Zika outbreaks and an inter-island ferry system.

Hawaii GOP Goes All-In For Trump Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

Hawaii GOP Goes All-In For Trump

The Hawaii Republican Party has canceled its presidential preference poll, joining five other states.

Deadly Mosquitoes Are Killing Off Hawaii’s Rare Forest Birds Courtesy: Jack Jefferey Photography

Deadly Mosquitoes Are Killing Off Hawaii’s Rare Forest Birds

Scientists are racing to eradicate disease-carrying mosquitoes from forests, but to some a solution still feels like forever away.

They’ve Watched Our Climate Changing For Decades From High Atop Mauna Loa Cory Lum/Civil Beat

They’ve Watched Our Climate Changing For Decades From High Atop Mauna Loa

For 60 years, scientists have documented the rising trend of carbon dioxide levels as fossil fuel emissions continue to increase.

Poll: Oahu Voters Want Action On Climate Change Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Poll: Oahu Voters Want Action On Climate Change

A new survey finds high levels of support for doing things individually and collectively to address the effects of a warming planet.

Barry Myers Withdraws As Trump’s NOAA Nominee Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Barry Myers Withdraws As Trump’s NOAA Nominee

The president’s pick to head the agency cited health reasons but had faced a mountain of criticism.