UH researchers gathered results by measuring water clarity approximately once a week from April 21 to June 16. They will continue to measure water clarity weekly at Hanauma Bay for the duration of the closure.
"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.
"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 state Department of Land and Natural Resources is planting hatchery-raised native sea urchins in Waikīkī as part of an innovative algae control strategy.
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.
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.
Rapid ‘Ōhi‘a Death has been found at Limahuli and Waipā on Kauai’s North Side, prompting officials to encourage enhanced bio-sanitation efforts.