The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is leading the next phase of debris removal in Lahaina, getting residents one step closer to returning to their homes. Some local land surveyors are worried that cleanup efforts may disturb physical markers that indicate property lines around the town. HPR's Savannah Harriman-Pote reports.
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Part of the state's plan to decrease unsheltered homelessness includes providing “deeply affordable” housing, at no more than $500 per month.
Dangerous chemicals have been detected at four groundwater monitoring stations near the Red Hill Fuel Storage Facility, the U.S. Navy reported Tuesday.
Dubbed Paeahu Solar, the plan proposed in 2018 was to build a 200-acre utility-scale solar array and battery storage system with a Canadian company named Innergex.
Hōkūle’a is preparing for its departure from Long Beach, California, on Friday after more than five months on the Moananuiākea Voyage. The details for the double-hulled canoe’s arrival in Honolulu next Wednesday are still being worked out, but the Polynesian Voyaging Society plans to invite the public. HPR's Ku‘uwehi Hiraishi has more.
A recent roundtable centered around the "7 Degrees North - The Arts of Micronesia" exhibit highlighted the successes and challenges faced by artists from Micronesia residing in Hawaiʻi.
Does money grow on trees? In some cases, maybe so when it comes to tax deductions. The Exceptional Tree Initiative provides special protections for single trees or groves of trees.
A new documentary short film, "Uncle Bully's Surf Skool," focuses on Lahaina surf instructor Robert "Bully" Kotter and his impact on local children. When the Aug. 8 wildfires devastated his town, his business and his home, the crew picked up their cameras again.
Stay tuned for HPR's coverage of Hōkūleʻa as reporters interview crew members and track their progress through the Pacific.
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