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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.

Another Native Kauai Plant Is Now Considered ‘Extinct In The Wild’ International Union for Conservation of Nature

Another Native Kauai Plant Is Now Considered ‘Extinct In The Wild’

A team of biologists is now trying to breed ‘alula so they can reintroduce the plant before it’s too late.

How Satellite Images Can Help Scientists Monitor The Health Of Coral Reefs Courtesy: Aviv Suan/2022

How Satellite Images Can Help Scientists Monitor The Health Of Coral Reefs

Researchers are learning more about how coral reef halos are formed, and that they hold significant promise for conservation.

Federal Officials Order Closure Of 3 Big Island Cesspools Courtesy: Surfrider Foundation

Federal Officials Order Closure Of 3 Big Island Cesspools

Despite a 2005 ban on large-capacity cesspools, hundreds remain in operation in Hawaii.

New Research Shows Tuna Stocks Benefit From Expansion Of Papahanaumokuakea Monument Courtesy: NOAA

New Research Shows Tuna Stocks Benefit From Expansion Of Papahanaumokuakea Monument

The spillover effect created outside the marine protected area seems to have benefited Hawaii’s commercial fishermen as well.

NOAA Expects A Rainier Than Usual Wet Season In Hawaii Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2015

NOAA Expects A Rainier Than Usual Wet Season In Hawaii

Farmers have been hit particularly hard by drought statewide.

Governor Candidates On The Environment: Sharp Contrasts And A Little Overlap Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Governor Candidates On The Environment: Sharp Contrasts And A Little Overlap

Republican Duke Aiona emphasizes lower energy costs, while Democrat Josh Green stresses renewable and sustainable sources.

Hu Honua Says It Can’t Afford To Ride ‘Merry-Go-Round’ Any Longer Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hu Honua Says It Can’t Afford To Ride ‘Merry-Go-Round’ Any Longer

The embattled bioenergy plant on Hawaii island’s windward side is back before the state Supreme Court asking for relief.

Innovations In Ancient Aquaculture Could Bring Striped Mullet Back To The Dinner Table Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

Innovations In Ancient Aquaculture Could Bring Striped Mullet Back To The Dinner Table

Recent developments in growing striped mullet could help conserve Hawaii’s oceans, establish food security and perpetuate Hawaiian culture — but can they overcome new challenges?

Lead Detected Near Military’s Ewa Beach Shooting Range, Surfrider Says Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Lead Detected Near Military’s Ewa Beach Shooting Range, Surfrider Says

The Marine Corps expressed skepticism about the findings. The state health department said it would investigate.