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Friday, February 28, 2020
President George W. Bush at a news conference today in Washington, D.C. announced the nomination of Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) World Heritage Centre for consideration...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently fined Vector Tobacco Inc. $65,040 for allegedly misusing pesticides and failing to comply with federal pesticide worker safety laws. Vector Tobacco, a subsidiary of Vector Tobacco Group of Durham,...
HONOLULU - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently announced a settlement with Syngenta Seeds, Inc., for $17,550 in fines for alleged violations of federal pesticide regulations. The Hawaii violations are part of a larger action...
At a ceremony today at the Kona Outdoor Circle Education Center, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Stephen L. Johnson and the Hawaii Department of Health honored the County with the 2008 Hawaii Drinking Water State...
UPDATE: Tsunami warning cancelled at 9:23 p.m.A magnitude 7.9 earthquake centered about 1,000 miles north of Japan and just off Russia's Kuril Islands has led the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center (PTWC) to issue a tsunami...
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating the killing of a protected Laysan albatross, or moli, earlier this month on the windward side of O‘ahu. The injured bird was brought into Sea Life Park...
A federal judge has ruled that a federal agency should not have allowed genetically modified crops to be planted in Hawaii without first determining their potential impact on endangered species or the environment — a ruling...
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a $196,800 grant to the University of Hawaii (UH) to provide environmental health and safety job training for students in Kalihi and other Honolulu neighborhoods. "This program will...
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has designated 208,063 acres of the Big Island as critical habitat to protect 41 native plants — an area 52 percent smaller than originally proposed last year. The reduction spares...
The Hawai`i Nature Center has received a $767,000 grant from the federal government to improve the Ala Wai watershed. The grant, from the Environmental Protection Agency, will go toward public education and community involvement projects....