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Scientists Probe History, Hazards of Hawaiian Islands

Ocean bottom seismograph deployment on western transect. Photo courtesy of Donna Shillington, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory of Columbia University An international team of researchers, including several from the School of Ocean and Earth Science and [...]

By |December 11th, 2018|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

New Mudweed Species Threatens Hawaiʻi Marine Environments

Avrainvillea erecta in Honolulu waters. Photo courtesy of UH A team of scientists led by researchers from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Department of Botany has discovered two populations of a new species of leather mudweed [...]

By |December 10th, 2018|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

HI Climate Commission Urges Actions Against Emissions, Supports Carbon-Fee Program

Hawai‘i’s Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation Commission, meeting Nov. 27 in Honolulu recognized ground transportation contributes significantly to Hawai‘i’s share of greenhouse gas emissions, according to a state Department of Land and Natural Resources news [...]

By |December 9th, 2018|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

National Climate Assessment: $19B damage to Hawaiʻi by 2100

Changes in key climate indicators such as carbon dioxide concentration, sea surface temperatures, and species distributions result in impacts to multiple sectors and communities, including infrastructure, ecosystems and human health. Graphic courtesy of Hawaiʻi-Pacific [...]

By |December 8th, 2018|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Report: Current Efforts to Save Reefs Not Enough

Gray reef shark and schools of anthias at Jarvis Island. Photo courtesy of NOAA Fisheries/Andrew E. Gray A new report released by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine states that while the management of local [...]

By |December 7th, 2018|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Additional Rapid ʻŌhi‘a Death Confirmed on Kaua‘i (w/ video)

An ʻōhi‘a forest on Kaua‘i. Photo courtesy DLNR Rapid ʻŌhi‘a Death, a disease killing ʻōhiʻa trees, has been confirmed at two new locations on Kaua‘i, according to a state Department of Land and [...]

By |December 6th, 2018|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Help to Restore the Symphony in Kaua‘i’s Forests

Puaiohi, or Small Kaua‘i Thrush. A recent study found that are only about 500 of them left in the wild. Photo by Lucas Behnke. Mosquitos and rats can be pests for people, but [...]

By |December 5th, 2018|Categories: Akeakamai, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Mayor Kawakami, County Council Sworn into Office

Mayor Derek Kawakami, left, with wife Monica, is sworn into office by Judge Randal G.B. Valenciano at the Kaua‘i War Memorial Convention Hall Monday. Contributed photo Mayor Derek Kawakami and members of the [...]

By |December 4th, 2018|Categories: Around the Island, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments

Carvalho Signs Document Supporting Ni‘ihau Language Preservation

  Left to right: Malie Foundation’s Kahanu Smith, Ni‘ihau Manaleo Kuuipolani Kanahele Wong, County of Kaua‘i Economic Development Specialist Nalani Brun, Ni‘ihau Manaleo Kahea Kaohelaulii Faria, and Mayor Bernard Carvalho Jr. Missing in photo [...]

By |December 3rd, 2018|Categories: Around the Island, Culture, Features, Home Page Slideshow|0 Comments
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