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Climate Change Threatens Rare Haleakala Silversword

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Extreme drought is pushing one of Maui’s most unusual plants into a dangerous decline.  Once on the road to recovery, recent climate change has left the Haleakala Silversword struggling to survive.

Archaeology Students Study North Shore Heiau

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A unique opportunity on the North Shore is bringing students outside the traditional classroom. Kamehameha Schools and UH Manoa's Department of Anthropology have come together to establish the first North Shore Field School. It's a place where budding archaeologists can gain first hand experience on one of Oahu's most sacred ancestral lands.

Oahu Schools Test Anti-Bullying Curriculum

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As Hawaii’s 2013 legislature gets underway, one focus for Governor Abercrombie is early childhood education. That’s raising hopes for a number of non-profit groups, including one called IM4U. This group is working with UH Mānoa’s College of Education to fight bullying among young students.

Big Island Students Take Flight

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30 middle school girls from the Big Island have the opportunity to soar at Pacific Aviation Museum’s Flight School for Girls. For the next three days, students from Ka'u High and Pahala Elementary School will learn the basics of flight. The girls will explore the history and technology of aviation and take to the skies using flight simulation software.

Community Effort to Clean Up One`ula Beach

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If you want to make the world a better place, you could start with a local beach. A week from Saturday, the Hoakalei Cultural Foundation is organizing a clean up at One`ula Beach.

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