Four Hawaiian monk seals rescued

During a routine mission to survey the monk seal population, NOAA spotted four malnourished animals and brought them to the Marine Mammal Ce…

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Arguments presented in lawsuit over governor’s PUC appointment

Thomas Gorak was a staff attorney for the agency before being named a commissioner, just before the Hawaiian Electric-NextEra Energy ruling.

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President Obama to expand Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monument

The expansion will create the world’s largest marine protected area, more than quadrupling the size of the existing marine monument from 442…

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Dogs, puppies rescued in Kahaluu now available for adoption

They will be among 30 animals up for adoption this Saturday at Ala Moana Center.

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Council requests temporary halt of rail property takeovers past Middle Street

The council says it’s meant to give existing businesses a chance to operate, and allow the city to collect property taxes.