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Hawaii DOT Fined $1.2 Million for Stormwater Violations at 2 Harbors PF Bentley/Civil Beat

Hawaii DOT Fined $1.2 Million for Stormwater Violations at 2 Harbors

UPDATED. Department of Transportation responds to settlement agreement with EPA, DOJ, DOH.
Hawaii Fluoride Debate Idle Despite Major Policy Shifts On Mainland

Hawaii Fluoride Debate Idle Despite Major Policy Shifts On Mainland

Honolulu is one of the few large U.S. cities that doesn't add the cavity-fighting mineral to its public water supply.
Would Kaimana Beach Disappear With the Waikiki Natatorium? Flickr

Would Kaimana Beach Disappear With the Waikiki Natatorium?

Debate over War Memorial reignites fears of beach being washed out to sea.
NOAA Program: Kill The Sharks To Save The Baby Monk Seals

NOAA Program: Kill The Sharks To Save The Baby Monk Seals

But the marine oversight agency failed to nab a single galapagos shark this year.
Health Dept: Dozens of Hawaii Beaches Not Tested for Contamination

Health Dept: Dozens of Hawaii Beaches Not Tested for Contamination

Monitoring expected to fall even more if feds cut money to state.
Sperm Banks For Coral? One Scientist’s Unusual Plan To Save The Species

Sperm Banks For Coral? One Scientist’s Unusual Plan To Save The Species

Hawaii is at the center of cutting-edge technology to save the world's marine ecosystems.
Waikiki, Say Aloha to Jellyfish

Waikiki, Say Aloha to Jellyfish

Swarms of jellyfish off Oahu's southern coast are likely here to stay.
Hawaii Only State Not Regulating Pesticides Under Clean Water Act

Hawaii Only State Not Regulating Pesticides Under Clean Water Act

Delay in complying with federal regulations is hurting agricultural operations.
Is Honolulu Drowning In Sea Of Leaking Money?

Is Honolulu Drowning In Sea Of Leaking Money?

Board raised rates last year to pay for system upgrades.