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June 05, 2012

Matson Receives Coast Guard’s Environmental Award

For the second time, the US Coast Guard has awarded Matson Navigation Company the 2012 Rear Admiral William M. Benkert Award for Environmental Excellence.
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May 07, 2012

70% of Beaches Eroding on Kauai, Oahu, and Maui

An assessment of coastal change over the past century has found 70% of beaches on the islands of Kauaʻi, Oʻahu, and Maui are undergoing long-term erosion..
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April 27, 2012

Input Sought for State Historic Preservation 5-Year Plan

The Dept. of Land & Natural Resources State Historic Preservation Div. will hold community meetings to gather input on the 2012-2017 State Historic Preservation Plan.
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February 17, 2012

Kealia Plan Defines Conservation for 15 Years

The US Fish and Wildlife Service has announced the availability of Comprehensive Conservation Plans for the Keālia Pond and Kakahai‘a National Wildlife Refuges.
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January 11, 2012

Monk Seal Reward Grows to $30,000

The total reward now being offered has grown to $30,000 in the monk seal killings on Maui and Kauai.
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January 10, 2012

Free Admission Haleakala Park Jan 14-16

All 397 national parks across the country will offer free admission from January 14-16 for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, including Haleakala National Park.
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December 16, 2011

Public Comments Sought on Wilderness Designation

The US Fish and Wildlife Service (FSW) is seeking public comments on a proposed federal “Wilderness” designation for the Hawaiian and Pacific Islands National Wildlife Refuge Complex.
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February 08, 2011

Public Comment Period Reopened for Draft Habitat Conservation Plan for Second Maui Wind Farm

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announced today the reopening of the public comment period for the draft Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) and Environmental Assessment (EA) submitted by Kaheawa Wind Power II, LLC for public review.
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January 24, 2011

Maui Businesses Rally To Support First Science Olympiad on Maui

The Boeing Company and Pacific Defense Systems are among event judges at the First Maui Regional Science Olympiad Tournament held on Saturday, January 29, 1:30 – 2:30 pm, at the UH-Maui College campus.
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January 13, 2011

Maui Plastic Bag Ban Solutions Emerge

By Sonia Isotov Maui stores and restaurants have stopped giving plastic bags out as of January 11, and businesses are already finding creative ways to address the ban. According to the Maui Chamber website, these are some of the different ways that Maui businesses are addressing the ban, including: Providing paper bags for free Providing... Read more »
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