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Molasses Spill Causing Major Reef Die-off

University of Hawaii
University of Hawaii
University of Hawaii
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As more information about the Matson spill of 1400 tons of molasses comes to light -- one thing is for certain. It’s had a devastating impact on the harbor’s ecosystem. Over 25,000 fish have died so far, but researchers say it’s the surrounding coral that has them most concerned. HPR’s Molly Solomon reports.

Molly Solomon
Molly Solomon joined HPR in May 2012 as an intern for the morning talk show The Conversation. She has since worn a variety of hats around the station, doing everything from board operator to producer.
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