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In Hawaii and the Pacific surface temperatures and sea level continue rising, while extremes such as drought and flooding continue affecting the islands.
Scientists will continue the work of the late Ruth Gates to develop corals that are more resistant to the effects of climate change and create reefs that provide natural coastal protection.
The changing mating calls of the Pacific field cricket are just one example of rapid evolution, which is increasing in response to climate change.
The University of Hawaii researcher was working on creative ways to preserve the ocean’s dwindling reefs in the face of climate change. She never lost hope.
Brian Schatz teamed up with fellow senators to fill a gap left by President Trump’s refusal to address climate change.
If a disaster were to close the Farrington Highway, what would be the alternative route to and from the Leeward Coast?
The storm left Hanalei looking like a “huge lake” and cut off some North Shore communities, prompting Gov. Ige to declare a state of emergency.
Voters created the office less than two years ago. Now Council Chair Ernie Martin wants to slice its budget in half.
As the state braces for sea level rise, vulnerable roads could be moved inland — and tunneled through mountains.
But renowned scientist Chris Field says U.S. leadership is key to preventing disastrous effects from global warming.
The North Shore’s James Campbell National Wildlife Refuge now hosts 23 birds that faced threats in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.