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Hawaii’s Volcanoes Could be World’s Shallowest

New findings could help scientists more accurately predict when eruptions are going to occur.
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.

What Are the ‘Returned Lands’ of Hawaii?

Jere Krischel, a senior fellow with the Grassroots Institute, responds to University of Hawaii Law Professor Jon Van Dyke's essay on ceded lands.
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.
What Are the ‘Ceded Lands’ of Hawaii? Civil Beat

What Are the ‘Ceded Lands’ of Hawaii?

UH law Professor Jon Van Dkyke explains key issue for future of state, both for Native Hawaiians and for general population.

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.

Land Links for Monday, July 19

Today's roundup: fighting Molokai's wind farm and asking for leniency in a forced labor case.
Land Links for Friday, July 16 Civil Beat

Land Links for Friday, July 16

Today's roundup: Prison sentences threaten food security and the state plans to buy land on Kauai, and military helicopter buzzes native bird colonies.
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