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Hawaii Nonprofit To Begin Dredging Of Loko Ea Fishpond Courtesy: Malama Loko Ea Foundation/2022

Hawaii Nonprofit To Begin Dredging Of Loko Ea Fishpond

The sediment drawn from the bottom will be used to rebuild banks that have eroded over the decades, according to the organization.

Can Private Insurance Save Hawaii’s Coral Reefs? Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2022

Can Private Insurance Save Hawaii’s Coral Reefs?

Fierce storms pose a growing threat to the islands’ beleaguered reefs. Insurance coverage could help restore them, conservationists say.

2 Hawaii Spinner Dolphins Died From A Parasite Found In Cats And Pigs Alicia Lou/Civil Beat/2022

2 Hawaii Spinner Dolphins Died From A Parasite Found In Cats And Pigs

The public is urged to help reduce the spread of toxoplasmosis through responsible cat ownership by spaying or neutering cats, keeping cats indoors and reporting any illegal dumping of cats.

The State Just Cracked Down On This West Maui Water Company Marina Riker/Civil Beat/2022

The State Just Cracked Down On This West Maui Water Company

Olowalu Water Co. was accused of taking more water than it was allowed from a stream, a rule that’s aimed at protecting fragile natural ecosystems.

106,000 Pounds Of Marine Debris Cleaned Up In Papahanaumokuakea Courtesy: Andrew Sullivan-Haskins/2022

106,000 Pounds Of Marine Debris Cleaned Up In Papahanaumokuakea

It was the second large-scale clean-up effort inside the national monument around the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.

Dog Owner Faces Charges After Harassing Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal Courtesy: DLNR/2022

Dog Owner Faces Charges After Harassing Endangered Hawaiian Monk Seal

A man’s dog was caught on camera harassing a Hawaiian monk seal on the Big Island. The owner now faces charges from both state and federal agencies.

Lawsuit Raises Stakes In Pollution Dispute Between Boat Owners and Kakaako Developer David Croxford/Civil Beat/2022

Lawsuit Raises Stakes In Pollution Dispute Between Boat Owners and Kakaako Developer

A settlement conference on Tuesday could determine the fate of a U.S. Clean Air Act suit against Howard Hughes Corp.

Settlement Reached In Maui Light Pollution Case Over Endangered Seabirds Courtesy: DLNR/Jim Denny

Settlement Reached In Maui Light Pollution Case Over Endangered Seabirds

Grand Wailea has agreed to take protective measures, including dimming and adjusting its lights.

North Shore Group Confronts Growing Threats Of Erosion, Sea Level Rise Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat/2022

North Shore Group Confronts Growing Threats Of Erosion, Sea Level Rise

Members of the hui say that planning against Hawaii’s encroaching shorelines has been “piecemeal” and “reactionary” so far.

Fishing For Likes: Has Social Media Affected Ulua Fish Stock In Hawaii? Courtesy: Evan Woodall

Fishing For Likes: Has Social Media Affected Ulua Fish Stock In Hawaii?

Some experts say giant trevally, a culturally and ecologically important fish, has declined as its popularity has soared online, but better data is needed.