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Hawaii’s Extreme Drought Is Forcing Ranchers And Farmers To Get Creative Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii’s Extreme Drought Is Forcing Ranchers And Farmers To Get Creative

Planting crops that adapt, cutting back on workers, even harvesting fog are ideas being put into action on Maui and Molokai.

Ige Proclaims Second Axis Deer Emergency Period For Maui Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2022

Ige Proclaims Second Axis Deer Emergency Period For Maui

Gov. David Ige’s second emergency proclamation empowers the county and state to better address the problems facing the drought-stricken county.

Father Damien Dedicated His Life To A Leprosy Colony — And Inspired HIV/AIDS Care Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2015

Father Damien Dedicated His Life To A Leprosy Colony — And Inspired HIV/AIDS Care

The Catholic saint embraced those the rest of society had rejected, joining them and even dying for them, and he also represented people at the margins.

Is Fencing The Future Of Hawaii’s Native Ecosystems? Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Is Fencing The Future Of Hawaii’s Native Ecosystems?

Great stock has been put into fencing off native ecosystems, namely watersheds, to ensure that the state’s terrestrial and marine resources are protected for the future.

Quarantine Ordered After Bovine Tuberculosis Detected on Molokai Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2022

Quarantine Ordered After Bovine Tuberculosis Detected on Molokai

The island has a storied history of bovine tuberculosis, including a complete eradication of cattle from the island in 1985.

Questions Linger Over Which State Agency Should Lead Kalaupapa Memorial Construction Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Questions Linger Over Which State Agency Should Lead Kalaupapa Memorial Construction

The state Department of Health, which oversees Kalaupapa, says it doesn’t have the expertise to manage building a memorial.

Molokai Residents Riled By Possible Gate To Block Vehicles From Beach Courtesy: Molokai Properties Limited/2021

Molokai Residents Riled By Possible Gate To Block Vehicles From Beach

Molokai Ranch has been at odds with residents over land access before. This time, however, the ranch says it’s considering the step to protect a prized natural resource.

Who Is Killing The Monk Seals On Molokai? Courtesy: Todd Yamashita/2021

Who Is Killing The Monk Seals On Molokai?

At least two of the six endangered seals found dead on Molokai so far this year were killed by humans.

Molokai Has An Electricity Problem. This Co-Op Wants To Change That Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Molokai Has An Electricity Problem. This Co-Op Wants To Change That

A new co-op plans to reclaim some of its electricity ownership by bidding on a community-based renewable energy project.

Molokai’s Fabled Axis Deer Are Starving To Death In Droves Cory Lum/Civil Beat/2021

Molokai’s Fabled Axis Deer Are Starving To Death In Droves

The crisis, triggered in part by drought, exposes rifts in the community and raises questions about how to manage the herd in the future.

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