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City Keeps Funding Feral Cat Approach That Legislature Rejected Anthony Quintano/Civil Beat

City Keeps Funding Feral Cat Approach That Legislature Rejected

A state agency opposes the trap-neuter-return-manage strategy, but Honolulu just ponied up $300,000 for the program.

Once-Plentiful Hawaii Bird Now Protected By Endangered Species Act Courtesy: Eric Gropp/Flickr

Once-Plentiful Hawaii Bird Now Protected By Endangered Species Act

The ‘i’iwi, or scarlet honeycreeper, was widespread until a warming planet constricted its habitat.

Another Growing Threat To Hawaii’s Coral Reefs: Invasive Algae Courtesy: Randy Chiu/Flickr

Another Growing Threat To Hawaii’s Coral Reefs: Invasive Algae

Several years ago, the state stopped the infestation of leather mudweed by pulling up 3 million pounds of the algae. Now it’s back.

Monk Seal Pup To Be Relocated From Waikiki Beach Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Monk Seal Pup To Be Relocated From Waikiki Beach

The risks of leaving Kaimana at the popular beach where she was born outweighed the risks of moving her to a remote location on Oahu, officials said.

Kauai Man Gets 4 Years In Prison For Harassing Monk Seal Courtesy: DLNR

Kauai Man Gets 4 Years In Prison For Harassing Monk Seal

Authorities say it may be the first felony conviction under a statute designed to protect the endangered marine mammals.

We Do Practically Nothing To Control Wild Cats Threatening Rare Seals And Birds Courtesy: Kauai Endangered Seabird Recovery Project

We Do Practically Nothing To Control Wild Cats Threatening Rare Seals And Birds

While Hawaii’s animal rights and environmental groups are sharply divided on solutions, there’s little government support even for steps the two sides agree on.

Corals Are Dying At Hawaii’s Most Popular Snorkeling Spot Courtesy: Keisha Bahr

Corals Are Dying At Hawaii’s Most Popular Snorkeling Spot

Climate change is heating the ocean and causing stronger and longer coral bleaching events at Hanauma Bay.

Bret Yager: Scientists Race To Help Hawaii Corals Survive Division of Aquatic Resources

Bret Yager: Scientists Race To Help Hawaii Corals Survive

Some corals are starting to rebound on their own and scientists have plans to help other species survive global warming.

In Search of Hawaii’s Mysterious False Killer Whales Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

In Search of Hawaii’s Mysterious False Killer Whales

A team of researchers sets sail to learn more about the plight of rare dolphins who have been known to share their food with humans.

Are Hawaii’s Wind Farms Killing Too Many Hoary Bats? Forest and Kim Starr

Are Hawaii’s Wind Farms Killing Too Many Hoary Bats?

Wind farm operators have agreed to pay for research into the impact of their facilities on Hawaii’s endangered hoary bat.

Documents Reveal New Details In Albatross Massacre Lindsay Young, Pacific Rim Conservation

Documents Reveal New Details In Albatross Massacre

A defense attorney’s court filings include the identities of two people who were charged as juveniles in the slaughter.

Denby Fawcett: Why Are Kaena Point Albatross Killers Still Free? Courtesy: Pacific Rim Conservation

Denby Fawcett: Why Are Kaena Point Albatross Killers Still Free?

The suspects have long been known to the Honolulu prosecutor’s office, but no arrests have been made more than 10 months after the slaughter.

Endangered Species In Hawaii