Aloha United Way’s 211 hotline is intended to help in the event of a disaster. On a typical day, 211 operators help Hawaiʻi’s residents find food, shelter, financial assistance, childcare, parenting support, disability services and more. In the aftermath of August’s wildfires, when these types of needs surged, 211 operators faced a new challenge: How […]
Maui Nui Venison co-founder and CEO Jake Muise is leading the charge to turn invasive deer populations into a sustainable food source.
In May, the first two properties on Maui, the Royal Lāhainā Resort & Bungalows and Honokeana Cove were awarded silver reef-friendly landscaping certifications.
It’s never too late to reconsider a career in blue conservation, especially in a state where the ocean is always close at hand.
Is Something Fishy Going On?
These are just a few examples of how ALAN (artificial light at night) causes trouble for wildlife. But the truth is most every species that has been studied in respect to ALAN has been shown to be affected: bugs, snails, corals, plants…and even us.
“I will never let my kids play on a lawn that doesn’t have dandelions.” This emphatic statement came from a professor visiting my school to give a talk on how pesticides act as endocrine disruptors—chemicals that act much like hormones in both animals and plants
While not obvious to the casual visitor, Maui’s sandy beaches, wind, and waves are engaged in a seasonal tug of war where sand builds up on shore and then gets pulled back to sea year after year
Tiger sharks are more prevalent in Maui’s waters this time of year—but your
chances of an encounter are still vanishingly small