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Proposed Detonation of World War II-Era Bombs at Molokini Angers Activists Flickr: Forest and Kim Starr

Proposed Detonation of World War II-Era Bombs at Molokini Angers Activists

State and federal agencies have been planning to dispose of the bombs since last year.

Maui Council Has Figured Out How To Do Virtual Meetings Right Screenshot from Maui County Council

Maui Council Has Figured Out How To Do Virtual Meetings Right

Maui County Council is using a live videoconferencing system for its council sessions.

Hawaii Supreme Court Hears Maui Water Case In A Historic Online Session

Hawaii Supreme Court Hears Maui Water Case In A Historic Online Session

The Hawaii Supreme Court is weighing long-standing disagreements over stream water diversion in East Maui.

US Supreme Court Rules Against Maui In Major Clean Water Case Nick Grube/Civil Beat

US Supreme Court Rules Against Maui In Major Clean Water Case

UPDATED: The decision averted what many environmentalists feared was a gutting of the Clean Water Act.

Maui Mayor Reports Cluster Of Hospital Workers Infected With COVID-19 Cory Lum/Civil Beat

Maui Mayor Reports Cluster Of Hospital Workers Infected With COVID-19

Mayor Mike Victorino said it wasn’t clear how many patients the 15 infected Maui Memorial Medical Center employees had come in contact with.

Hawaiian Language Makes A Comeback In Hana’s Schools — And Homes April Estrellon/Civil Beat

Hawaiian Language Makes A Comeback In Hana’s Schools — And Homes

The establishment of a popular Hawaiian immersion program several years ago has had an impact on the broader community, says the Hana High & Elementary principal.

Helicopter Fishing For Ghost Nets In Hawaii Nathan Eagle/Civil Beat

Helicopter Fishing For Ghost Nets In Hawaii

Nonprofits have banded together to explore a new way of removing abandoned fishing gear before it damages reefs or ensnares whales, dolphins, seals and turtles.

Maui Mayor Wants Federal Help With Island Sustainability Nick Grube/Civil Beat

Maui Mayor Wants Federal Help With Island Sustainability

Civil Beat caught up with the mayor at a recent event in Washington, D.C., to discuss climate change, his hope to turn Maui into Hawaii’s food basket and the U.S. Supreme Court.

The Stakes Are High As Maui Wastewater Case Heads To US Supreme Court Courtesy: Jen Smith

The Stakes Are High As Maui Wastewater Case Heads To US Supreme Court

The lawsuit has drawn attention from environmental groups, fossil fuel interests and the Trump administration, which is backing Maui County.