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Scientists Find A New Black Coral ‘Hidden In Plain Sight’ In The Pacific Courtesy: Daniel Wagner

Scientists Find A New Black Coral ‘Hidden In Plain Sight’ In The Pacific

Scientists say there are still many undiscovered species in the Pacific and caution against moving forward with deep sea mining activities.

Ka‘u Coffee Farmers Grab Land — And Control Of Their Futures Courtesy: Christopher Prentiss Michel/2010

Ka‘u Coffee Farmers Grab Land — And Control Of Their Futures

Many are former sugarcane plantation workers who, when their employer went bust, started one of the most renowned coffee regions of the world.

How This Kauai Community Is Benefiting From Hosting The Island’s Landfill Ku‘u Kauanoe/Civil Beat/2022

How This Kauai Community Is Benefiting From Hosting The Island’s Landfill

The west Kauai community has received more than $2 million through a benefits fund that residents have used for solar projects, youth sports and more.

The Hawaii Ag Department Clipped Poultry’s Wings. But Why? Courtesy: Kihei Poultry/2022

The Hawaii Ag Department Clipped Poultry’s Wings. But Why?

The Department of Agriculture’s leases restrict farmers from producing chickens despite the state’s goals of increasing food sustainability and the local taste for fowl.

What Is The Future Of Hawaii’s Farming? Some Say Sheep Courtesy: USDA/2017

What Is The Future Of Hawaii’s Farming? Some Say Sheep

When it comes to livestock in Hawaii, cattle is king. But there’s another animal with plenty of promise, especially for small farmers.

‘The Clock Is Ticking:’ Hawaii Lawmakers Back Environmental Measures Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

‘The Clock Is Ticking:’ Hawaii Lawmakers Back Environmental Measures

A number of bills introduced by the Environmental Legislative Caucus address green fees, carbon pricing, habitat conservation, Red Hill and more.

Zuckerberg And His Wife Donate $50M For UH Climate Change Research Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat/2017

Zuckerberg And His Wife Donate $50M For UH Climate Change Research

The seven-year commitment will go toward researching climate change and ocean health.

Here’s How These Ka‘u Kids Are Learning Outside Of The Classroom Thomas Heaton/Civil Beat/2022

Here’s How These Ka‘u Kids Are Learning Outside Of The Classroom

When things were not looking great for students at Ka‘u High & Pahala Elementary School, the teachers took their lessons to the region’s roots — agriculture.

Will This Bureaucratic Tug Of War Over Hawaii’s Ag Lands Finally End? Thomas Heaton/Civil Beat/2022

Will This Bureaucratic Tug Of War Over Hawaii’s Ag Lands Finally End?

Ranchers are fed up with waiting two decades for the departments of Agriculture and Land and Natural Resources to sort out legally mandated land transfers.

Report: Solar Panels Might Endanger Hawaii’s Birds Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2019

Report: Solar Panels Might Endanger Hawaii’s Birds

Reducing the attractiveness of solar panels to birds by tilting them upright overnight is among the proposed deterrents.