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Hawaii reef named a ‘hope spot’ for ocean health

| | Aug 22 2017 - 8:01pm | Comments

WAILUKU, Maui — The reef at Olowalu is the largest and best developed on Maui, and it is a spawning ground that has helped populate reefs around the Hawaiian islands.

  1. | Posted: Jul 8 2017 - 10:05pm

    HONOLULU — A college student who graduated from one of Hawaii’s most prestigious high schools — former President Barack Obama’s alma mater — was led out of a courtroom in handcuffs Thursday after a judge sentenced him to 45 days in jail for slaughtering vulnerable seabirds at a nature reserve.

  2. Posted: Jul 8 2017 - 10:05pm

    HONOLULU — Hawaii has returned to federal court with a new motion in its challenge to Trump administration travel ban rules regarding citizens from six majority Muslim countries.

  3. | Posted: Jul 4 2017 - 12:55pm

    LIHUE, Hawaii (AP) — A boa constrictor that is illegal to own as a pet in Hawaii has been found dead in a nature preserve in Kauai that is home to endangered native birds.

  4. | Posted: Jul 3 2017 - 12:05am

    HONOLULU — The scaled-back version of President Donald Trump’s travel ban has illogical standards for who should be prohibited from entering the country, Hawaii’s attorney general said Friday.

  5. | Posted: Jul 3 2017 - 12:05am

    HONOLULU — The owner of a small plane that crashed near a Honolulu freeway says the aircraft had a spotless safety record and new engine before the Friday incident.

  6. | Posted: Jun 25 2017 - 12:06am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii Gov. David Ige plans to veto a bill that would forbid issuing new aquarium fishing permits. The bill was supported by environmental groups who want to limit aquarium fishing to protect wildlife living around coral reefs.

  7. Posted: Jun 22 2017 - 7:44pm

    HONOLULU — Officials on the Hawaii island of Oahu are looking for ways to cut down on subleasing as its popularity rises with the advent of businesses such as Airbnb.

  8. | Posted: Jun 22 2017 - 2:04pm

    HONOLULU — The U.S. Missile Defense Agency said it failed to intercept a ballistic missile during a test off Kauai.

  9. Posted: Jun 22 2017 - 9:41am

    HONOLULU (AP) — The search has been delayed for Honolulu’s next police chief.

  10. Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 9:58pm

    WAILUKU — A health care provider plans to spend more than $50 million to expand three Maui hospitals.

  11. Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 9:06am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Domestic violence caseloads for Honolulu police skyrocketed 615 percent from 2013 to 2016, largely because of a 2014 law change that reclassified abuse suspected in the presence of children under age 14 to be classified as felonies, according to a report released by the city’s auditor.

  12. Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 9:04am

    ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The remains of a Texas sailor who died in the 1941 Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor are returning home.

  13. Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 9:03am

    HONOLULU — An Oahu lawmaker who was ousted from her leadership post in the Republican Party after criticizing President Donald Trump has been accepted by the state’s Democrats.

  14. Posted: Jun 20 2017 - 9:01am

    HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials are hoping to complete efforts to cool 1,000 classrooms before the start of the upcoming school year.

  15. | Posted: Jun 17 2017 - 7:05pm

    HONOLULU — No modern navigation instrumentation guided a Polynesian voyaging canoe as it followed the horizon during a three-year journey around the globe.