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Tuesday, October 20, 2020
"The urchins have proven to be key tools for this work in a marine environment and are instrumental in helping save near-shore reefs that are in trouble."
"People who live here seem to be much more cognizant of the risks associated with hiking the Haʻikū Stairs than tourists."
As the state emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, more rapid uptake of eBuses will contribute to the state's economic recovery with investment, jobs and tax revenues, plus improved transportation options.
DLNR Sea Urchin Out-Planting
The state Department of Land and Natural Resources is planting hatchery-raised native sea urchins in Waikīkī as part of an innovative algae control strategy.
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has awarded the University of Hawaii a $900,000 grant to support the conservation of private lands.
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Earth scientists from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa say they have uncovered a new piece of the puzzle that may aid scientists in determining when and where the next destructive earthquake will occur.
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The area is too large and complex to get to it by diving alone… even with the thousands of hours of diving each year.
Charlie Thomas, 18, will be the youngest of four program volunteers and the first New Zealander to ever work at Kure Atoll, living without internet or cell phone service while cleaning up marine debris.
"While very difficult, bringing these birds back into the breeding program is an interim step to the review and adaptation of the program to recover the species."
The infected tree was spotted near the popular Poamoho trail. Because of its proximity to human activity, the state decided to close the trail until the tree can be removed.