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Protecting The Past By Managing The Future Of Ka‘ena Point Ku‘u Kauanoe/Civil Beat/2022

Protecting The Past By Managing The Future Of Ka‘ena Point

A new federal designation could bring more money for a place brimming with cultural and environmental resources. But some worry it could bring more people too.

Navy Wastewater Bypasses Portion of Pearl Harbor Filtration System Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2018

Navy Wastewater Bypasses Portion of Pearl Harbor Filtration System

About 300,000 gallons of partially treated wastewater were released into the sea from the Wastewater Treatment Plant at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam.

People Doubt Their Actions Affect Climate Change. Is That A Bad Thing? Ronen Zilberman/Civil Beat/2022

People Doubt Their Actions Affect Climate Change. Is That A Bad Thing?

More Americans are blaming corporations, not individuals, for the climate crisis, a new poll shows.

Kauai Is Building One Of The Nation’s Longest Predator-Proof Fences. Here’s Why Scott Yunker/Civil Beat/2022

Kauai Is Building One Of The Nation’s Longest Predator-Proof Fences. Here’s Why

The federally funded project aims to protect endangered seabirds from a range of invasive mammals.

Could The End Be Near For Hawaii’s Resort Penguins? Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Could The End Be Near For Hawaii’s Resort Penguins?

Local views are changing on what it means to provide an authentic Hawaii visitor experience. A recent failed vote to send more penguins to Maui reflects that.

How The Inflation Reduction Act Strengthens EPA’s Future Abilities To Curb Greenhouse Gases

How The Inflation Reduction Act Strengthens EPA’s Future Abilities To Curb Greenhouse Gases

The new legislation doesn’t get around the Supreme Court’s climate ruling in West Virginia v. EPA, but it amends the Clean Air Act to add new programs to reduce greenhouse gases.

These Sharp-Nosed Dogs Are Helping Hawaii Sniff Out Invasive Plants Courtesy: Tor Johnson

These Sharp-Nosed Dogs Are Helping Hawaii Sniff Out Invasive Plants

Conservation Dogs of Hawaii trains dogs to detect noxious species such as devil weed, rewarding them with treats and frisbees.

Maui Seabirds Still Face Danger From Bright Lights Courtesy: Andre Raine/2021

Maui Seabirds Still Face Danger From Bright Lights

The case against the Grand Wailea resort is headed for trial in April unless a settlement emerges.

Leaving The Island: The Messy, Contentious Reality Of Climate Relocation Olga Loginova/Columbia Journalism Investigations

Leaving The Island: The Messy, Contentious Reality Of Climate Relocation

In Louisiana, the Isle de Jean Charles project is a test case for how the government could voluntarily resettle communities threatened by climate change. It hasn’t gone smoothly.