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Stemming The Tide

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.

Hawaiian Fishponds Are Rebounding In The Face Of Rising Seas And Invasive Species Ku‘u Kauanoe/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaiian Fishponds Are Rebounding In The Face Of Rising Seas And Invasive Species

Community caretakers have been adapting traditional practices to modern day challenges in an effort to restore these once-productive food sources.

Hawaii Offers New Homes For Seabirds As Habitat On Remote Islands Disappears Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Offers New Homes For Seabirds As Habitat On Remote Islands Disappears

Rising sea levels, warmer ocean temperatures, hotter weather and invasive species all threaten Hawaii’s 22 species of seabirds. But local organizations are finding ways to help.

What Seaweed Can Tell Us About Our Environment In Hawaii Ku‘u Kauanoe/Civil Beat/2022

What Seaweed Can Tell Us About Our Environment In Hawaii

Native limu, which is linked to Hawaiian culture as well as the ecosystems it supports, faces threats from coastal development, climate change and invasive species.

The Deer Population Is Devastating Maui. Hunters Want To Help Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat/2022

The Deer Population Is Devastating Maui. Hunters Want To Help

For decades, axis deer have threatened everything from ranching to watersheds. Hunters can limit the destruction while feeding their families but accessing the land has proven difficult.

Hawaii Needs Good Soil To Grow More Food. Here’s How That Can Happen Ku‘u Kauanoe/Civil Beat/2022

Hawaii Needs Good Soil To Grow More Food. Here’s How That Can Happen

There’s a renewed focus among lawmakers and scientists as the state faces a “quantum moment” to develop a more self-reliant and sustainable system.