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Companies To Pay $150,000 Fine After Jet Fuel Spill On Sand Island Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Companies To Pay $150,000 Fine After Jet Fuel Spill On Sand Island

The fuel escaped via the bottom of a storage tank. Operators detected the spill when noticing an “inventory discrepancy.”

With Its New Climate Plan, The City Aims To Curb Oahu’s Growing Carbon Pollution Marcel Honore/Civil Beat

With Its New Climate Plan, The City Aims To Curb Oahu’s Growing Carbon Pollution

UPDATED: Transportation sources are the main culprit driving more greenhouse gas emissions on Oahu in recent years, the new plan states.

Lehua Island Is Finally Free Of Rats, Scoring A Big Win For Native Seabirds Island Conservation

Lehua Island Is Finally Free Of Rats, Scoring A Big Win For Native Seabirds

Officials continue to monitor closely for any sign of the rats, as just one pregnant female could swiftly repopulate the island.

Dole Fined $20,000 For ‘Significant’ Safety Risks Posed By Wahiawa Dam Marcel Honore/Civil Beat

Dole Fined $20,000 For ‘Significant’ Safety Risks Posed By Wahiawa Dam

The fine was among the first enforcements against local dam owners since the Kaupakalua dam overflowed, prompting evacuations on Maui.

Chad Blair: Goodbye COVID-19, Hello Climate Change Blue Planet Foundation

Chad Blair: Goodbye COVID-19, Hello Climate Change

We appear on a promising road to recovery from the pandemic, but a far more existential threat to the planet persists.

Lawsuit Aims To Protect Hawaii’s Iiwi Bird From Extinction Jack Jeffrey Photography

Lawsuit Aims To Protect Hawaii’s Iiwi Bird From Extinction

Mosquito-borne illness has decimated the forest bird’s numbers. It could disappear on Kauai in the next 30 years if no action is taken, conservationists say.

Hawaii Island Couple In ‘Bizarre’ Aquarium Fishing Incident Fined More Than $270,000 Wikimedia Commons

Hawaii Island Couple In ‘Bizarre’ Aquarium Fishing Incident Fined More Than $270,000

State officers say a collector left his wife and another diver in the water while trying to hide their illegal aquarium fishing.

EPA Hits Kapolei Refinery with $220,000 Fine For Clean Air, Hazardous Waste Violations Cory Lum/Civil Beat

EPA Hits Kapolei Refinery with $220,000 Fine For Clean Air, Hazardous Waste Violations

Par Hawaii says it disagrees with the EPA’s “assertions” following the agency’s inspections in 2018 and 2019.

Hawaii Governor Declares Maui County A Disaster Area As Drought There Persists Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Hawaii Governor Declares Maui County A Disaster Area As Drought There Persists

The drought has lasted since March 2019, taking a heavy toll on farmers and homesteaders, as well as the deer that roam those islands.