About 1,100 gallons of toxic fire-suppression foam leaked at the facility Tuesday. The foam, known as Aqueous Film Forming Foam, is considered a “forever chemical” that does not break down naturally. HPR's Sabrina Boden reports.
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Car ownership transfers are rising on Oʻahu. The spike in transfers has caused the City and County of Honolulu to issue guidance to properly transfer a car.
A court in Japan has upheld the country’s law banning same-sex marriages. But despite that ruling, some activists say they’re encouraged by developments in the case. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.
Hakuone — which translates to “sands of creation” — is the new name for a 30 acre swath of industrial land in Kakaʻako owned by the Office of Hawaiian Affairs.
The state Department of Transportation has finished installing its first two red light cameras in Honolulu, but are these cameras the most effective way to keep intersections safe? HPR's Zoe Dym spoke advocates and opponents about the new traffic measures.
A multi-billion dollar coal mine in Australia is facing a new complication this week. The dispute involves not only climate change, but also human rights. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.
The Conversation had the chance to speak with Assistant General Secretary Seth and Chaminade University provost Dr. Lance Askildson ahead of the conference this morning about how the definition of “sustainability” has changed.
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