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Southernmost Point

Adventure is everywhere especially in Hawaiʻi. Hawaiʻi Island also known as the Big Island is known greatly for the endless adventure. This last weekend getaway, I explored the southernmost point of the USA. 400 more words


healing reefs

Bleaching is putting coral reefs around the globe in even greater danger than they already are.  A result of warmer ocean temperatures, coral bleaching causes change in color and can result in death of the symbiotic algae within the coral skeleton. 181 more words

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Bring your own bag!

Today, Oʻahu will join the rest of the state in the plastic bag ban.  Retail stores will no longer provide plastic bags at the checkout, and some will offer paper or alternatives at a fee. 63 more words

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enviro court

As of July 1, Hawaiʻi will become the second state to implement a court dedicated exclusively to environmental issues.  

Last week Friday, Kirsten and Brad attended a symposium at the UH Mānoa Richardson School of Law, where they learned about environmental court systems around the world, the history of Hawaiʻi’s environmental court, how the Hawaiʻi’s court will work.   279 more words

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Puʻukoholā Heiau National Historic Site on a Thursday

Puʻukoholā Heiau is the centerpiece of this National Historic Site.  Built by Kamehameha the Great in 1790-1791 as luakini heiau, Puʻukoholā was the last major heiau built in Hawaiʻi and was dedicated to Kūkāʻilimoku. 136 more words


Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historic Park on a Sunday

With its main entrance just north of Honokōhau Harbor, Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historic Park is run by the U. S. National Park Service and offers a full day’s worth of activities.   89 more words


divest it like its hot

Yesterday, the University of Hawaiʻi voted to divest its $66 million endowment from fossil fuel companies. 25 more words

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