Researchers Patrick Springer, Mikala Minn and Kim Morishige count intertidal invertebrates and limu (algae) in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands.
Credit Kehau Springer
‘Opihi on the rocky shoreline of LaPerouse Pinnacles.
Credit NOAA / ONMS
A team of ten scientists and conservationists returned home after spending two weeks studying opihi populations on the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands. HPR’s Molly Solomon spoke with the lead researcher and has this report.
Governor Abercrombie is waiting for word from the House leadership to determine whether there is enough support to pass a same-sex marriage bill. HPR’s Molly Solomon spoke with a lawmaker and has this report.
The island of Molokai is known for two saints---Father Damien and Marianne Cope. Now many people are advocating for a third saint---Brother Joseph Dutton. A new statue of Dutton has just arrived on the island. Catherine Cluett reports from The Molokai Dispatch.
Hawai‘i is home to over 12,000 native plant species, with 90% found nowhere else in the world. Hundreds of these plants are endangered and teeter on the brink of extinction. HPR's Molly Solomon reports on a science lab at the center of a conservation effort that's working to save some of Hawai’i’s rarest native plants.