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About Léo Azambuja

Léo Azambuja, editor of For Kaua‘i, has won multiple journalism awards in the state of Hawai‘i, including investigative and enterprise reporting, spot news and feature writing, photojournalism and online reporting.

Native Hawaiian, African American Smokers at High Risk of Lung Cancer

University of Hawaiʻi Cancer Center studies show Native Hawaiian and African American smokers have a higher risk of acquiring lung cancer than smokers of other ethnic/racial groups, according [...]

By |2019-02-11T20:51:44+00:00February 18th, 2019|0 Comments

Journal Publishes Largest Collection of Scientific Publications by Native Hawaiians

Biocultural restoration in Limahuli Valley, Hāʻena, Kauaʻi. Photo courtesy of UH/Kim S. Rogers An interdisciplinary group of researchers from the University of Hawaiʻi teamed up [...]

By |2019-02-11T20:50:53+00:00February 15th, 2019|0 Comments

Scientists: Corals Adjusting to Warmer Climate, But Not Fast Enough

Co-author Keisha Bahr surveying a healthy coral colony. Photo courtesy of UH/Ji Hoon A team of researchers from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa School of [...]

By |2019-02-11T20:50:08+00:00February 14th, 2019|0 Comments

Storm Aftermath: Damage Assessment, Cleanup at State Parks, Harbors Begins (w/ video)

A sign on ‘Oahu's North Shore urges beqchgoers to stay out of the water during hazardous ocean conditions. Video grab courtesy of DLNR [...]

By |2019-02-11T19:25:21+00:00February 11th, 2019|0 Comments

UH Researchers Capture Rare Footage of Newborn Humpback Whale (w/ video)

Mother whale and calf. Blood is visible in the water. Photo courtesy of Marine Mammal Research Program, NOAA permit: #20311-01 The humpback whale [...]

By |2019-02-10T17:25:43+00:00February 10th, 2019|0 Comments