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Impacts Of Land Use In Hawaii

Sierra Club Website Hacked

Hundreds of false entries overwhelm the nonprofit's online donation system.
Stories From the Land Beat – 2010 Recycled Civil Beat

Stories From the Land Beat – 2010 Recycled

A look back through the writing of Civil Beat reporter Michael Levine.
Aching for Development, Laie Has Hawaii’s Highest Household Size

Aching for Development, Laie Has Hawaii’s Highest Household Size

Complaints about rented-out garages and overstuffed homes are supported by new data from U.S. Census Bureau.
It’s Blue vs. Green in Battle Over Koolau Loa Plan

It’s Blue vs. Green in Battle Over Koolau Loa Plan

Proponents and opponents of development near Laie wore different color T-shirts at packed hearing Tuesday.
Fight Over Future of Koolau Loa

Fight Over Future of Koolau Loa

North Shore community divided over whether to allow BYU-Hawaii and Polynesian Cultural Center to grow.
Next DLNR Chief Has Work To Do Civil Beat

Next DLNR Chief Has Work To Do

With Governor-elect Neil Abercrombie set to take office next month, Civil Beat looks at the issues facing whoever takes over one of Hawaii's most important departments.
I Say ‘Quarantine,’ You Say ‘Protective Measures’

I Say ‘Quarantine,’ You Say ‘Protective Measures’

The Hawaii Department of Agriculture took an important step Wednesday in recommending methods to keep the coffee berry borer beetle confined to Kona.
Coffee Beetle Leaves State Seeking Quick Fix

Coffee Beetle Leaves State Seeking Quick Fix

The Hawaii Department of Agriculture wants a quarantine to contain the pest, but that won't be the end of the fight.
Big Island Urges State to Protect Reef Fish

Big Island Urges State to Protect Reef Fish

Weeks after Maui county passed a bill to protect aquarium fish, Hawaii County lawmakers encouraged the state to increase its protections.
Maui Could Be First County To Protect Aquarium Fish

Maui Could Be First County To Protect Aquarium Fish

Maui County is poised to pass an ordinance today that would make it the first Hawaii county to require permits and reports for the capture of aquarium fish from local reefs. Some say the industry is pillaging one of Hawaii's most treasured resources.

Land Links for Wednesday, July 21

Today's roundup: birds could change football schedule and the Superferry's early struggles.

Land Links for Tuesday, July 20

Today's roundup: drought reaches disaster level and the city is sued for its park plan.
Impacts Of Land Use In Hawaii