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Impacts Of Land Use In Hawaii

Hawaii Cracks Down on Beachfront Property Owners in Kahala

Hawaii Cracks Down on Beachfront Property Owners in Kahala

Luxury homeowners could face fines for shrubs that block beach access.
Hawaii Astronomers and Animals Vexed by Oahu’s Blazing Lights Flickr.com: M. Shawn Hennessy

Hawaii Astronomers and Animals Vexed by Oahu’s Blazing Lights

State legislation could curb light pollution, but critics say city's efforts fall short.
Hoopili Opponents: 30,000 Homes Shovel-Ready in Ewa Area

Hoopili Opponents: 30,000 Homes Shovel-Ready in Ewa Area

UPDATED Development unnecessary because so many lots are already set for construction.
Friend or Foam: For Hawaii’s Marine Life, Plastic Foam is a Foe

Friend or Foam: For Hawaii’s Marine Life, Plastic Foam is a Foe

Broken-down pieces of foam containers are mistaken for food by fish and birds.
Hawaii Plants and Animals Closer To Protected Status

Hawaii Plants and Animals Closer To Protected Status

Lawsuit settlement pushes more than 100 species through federal process.
Station To Station: East Kapolei, UH West Oahu and Hoopili

Station To Station: East Kapolei, UH West Oahu and Hoopili

A closer look at the landowners and land uses near future transit hubs.
Conservation Groups Drop Lawsuit against Kauai Utility U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Conservation Groups Drop Lawsuit against Kauai Utility

Protections for endangered seabirds deemed adequate.
Impacts Of Land Use In Hawaii