OHA says state is incapable of giving Mauna Kea “level of aloha” it deserves


Hawaii News Digest, 09 November 2017, 0510 UTC, Post #15932. Source: http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/36796456/oha-files-lawsuit-against-state-over-mauna-kea-mismanagement The Office of Hawaiian Affairs (OHA) is taking the State of Hawaii to court, claiming that the state and the University of Hawaii "have failed to fulfill its trust obligations relating to Mauna Kea."  The suit also calls "for the termination of the … Continue reading OHA says state is incapable of giving Mauna Kea “level of aloha” it deserves

Move to Hawaii and become less racist


Hawaii News Digest, 07 October 2017, 0635 UTC, Post #15727. Source: http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/36542385/studys-conclusion-move-to-hawaii-become-less-racist Reporter:  Allyson Blair (Hawaii News Now). Accessed on 07 October 2017, 0635 UTC. Please click link to read the full story and to view the video report. Comment: A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Hawaii suggests that moving to … Continue reading Move to Hawaii and become less racist

University of Hawaii creates new video to reassure concerned international students


Hawaii News Digest, 06 October 2017, 0530 UTC, Post #15721. Source: https://www.bizjournals.com/pacific/news/2017/10/05/university-of-hawaii-creates-new-video-reassure.html Reporter:  H. J. Mai (Pacific Business News). Accessed on 06 October 2017, 0530 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: In an attempt to mitigate the damage done to international travel by new federal travel restrictions, the University of Hawaii … Continue reading University of Hawaii creates new video to reassure concerned international students

A 17-year study reveals primary cause of reef fish decline in Hawaii


Hawaii News Digest, 02 October 2017, 0440 UTC, Post #15695. Source: http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/36496294/a-17-year-study-reveals-primary-cause-of-reef-fish-decline-in-hawaii Accessed on 02 October 2017, 0440 UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: University of Hawaii marine ecologist Dr. Alan M. Friedlander has just released the results of a 17-year study into causes of reef fish decline in Hawaii. According … Continue reading A 17-year study reveals primary cause of reef fish decline in Hawaii

Ocean scientist from Hawaii earns fellowship | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


On the web Source: Ocean scientist from Hawaii earns fellowship | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/ocean-scientist-hawaii-earns-fellowship). Accessed on 12 October 2016, 20:15 hrs. UTC. Please click link to read the full story. Comment: Hawaii-born oceanographer Anela Choy was among five recipients of the 2016 For Women in Science Fellowship.  The Fellowship awards $60,000 grants "to exemplary female scientists … Continue reading Ocean scientist from Hawaii earns fellowship | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Ige mum on land transfer; Mauna Kea board expresses frustration over proposal to shift acreage to DLNR | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


If Gov. David Ige wants the Office of Mauna Kea Management to give up more than 10,000 acres, he’s going to have to talk to the agency first. Source: Ige mum on land transfer; Mauna Kea board expresses frustration over proposal to shift acreage to DLNR | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/ige-mum-on-land-transfer-mauna-kea-board-expresses-frustration-over-proposal-to-shift-acreage-to-dlnr). Accessed on 05 October 2016, 14:45 … Continue reading Ige mum on land transfer; Mauna Kea board expresses frustration over proposal to shift acreage to DLNR | Hawaii Tribune-Herald

Working together will be the key; State’s biosecurity is responsibility of more than just one agency | Hawaii Tribune-Herald


A proposed biosecurity plan for the state seeks additional funding and increased cooperation between government agencies to stop the spread of invasive species. Source: Working together will be the key; State’s biosecurity is responsibility of more than just one agency | Hawaii Tribune-Herald (http://hawaiitribune-herald.com/news/local-news/working-together-will-be-key-state-s-biosecurity-responsibility-more-than-just-one-agency). Accessed on 08 September 2016, 12:55 hrs, UTC. Reporter:  Tom Callis. Please … Continue reading Working together will be the key; State’s biosecurity is responsibility of more than just one agency | Hawaii Tribune-Herald