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Hawaii Whale Dies With Fishing Nets, Plastic Bags In Stomach Hawaii Department of Land and Natural Resources via AP/2023

Hawaii Whale Dies With Fishing Nets, Plastic Bags In Stomach

The body of the 56-foot long, 120,000-pound whale was first noticed on a reef off Kauai on Friday.
US Opens Embassy In Solomon Islands To Counter China Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2022

US Opens Embassy In Solomon Islands To Counter China

China's bold moves in the region have the U.S. seeking to increase its engagement in a number of ways
‘I Feel Like They Murdered 25 Years Of My Life’ AP/2023

‘I Feel Like They Murdered 25 Years Of My Life’

Freed after decades in prison for a wrongful murder conviction, a Hawaii man reflects on his case and his future.

Hawaii Man Freed After More Than 20 Years In Jail For 1991 Murder AP/2023

Hawaii Man Freed After More Than 20 Years In Jail For 1991 Murder

UPDATES: The decision came after new evidence was presented in the 1991 killing of 23-year-old Dana Ireland on the Big Island.

Moving Species Emerges As Last Resort As Climate Warms AP/2018

Moving Species Emerges As Last Resort As Climate Warms

The relocation of Tristram's storm petrels from northeastern Hawaii's Tern Island, which is just 6 feet above sea level, could help save the species.
Coast Guard Monitoring Russian Spy Ship On Patrol Off Hawaii Courtesy: U.S. Navy

Coast Guard Monitoring Russian Spy Ship On Patrol Off Hawaii

Editor’s note: This story was written by AP reporter Audrey McAvoy. HONOLULU (AP) — A whale that washed ashore in…
US Military Returns Land On Molokai Island To Hawaii AP Photo/Audrey McAvoy/2023

US Military Returns Land On Molokai Island To Hawaii

The Air Force initially used to support telecommunications for the Apollo program but said in 2007 it didn't need the land anymore.
Hawaii Stops Prosecuting Elders Who Protested Telescope Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2019

Hawaii Stops Prosecuting Elders Who Protested Telescope

The 2019 protests helped convince Hawaii's leaders they needed a new approach to managing Mauna Kea, which would be the site of the TMT.
Philippine Defense Chief Quits In Latest Security Shakeup AP Photo/Aaron Favila/2021

Philippine Defense Chief Quits In Latest Security Shakeup

The decision came days after the Philippine president cut short the term of military chief of staff Lt. Gen. Bartolome Bacarro.