water quality

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WAILUKU — The Hawaii Department of Health posted a water advisory at a Maui beach that tested above a bacteria safety threshold, officials said.


Agriculture Conference; Kauai Water Study; Coral Ko`a Card; Arts Roundup

The Conversation: Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Jun 28, 2017
Hawaii Department of Health

Healthcare Impacts to Hawaii; New Water Quality Notification Standards; Perfecting Public Speaking

Hawai‘i DLNR
Hawai‘i DLNR

A new study will determine if oysters can improve water quality in Pearl Harbor.

Episode 14: The Community Restoration Partnership

Aug 18, 2016

  The Community Restoration Partnership funds near-shore habitat restoration and projects that improve coastal water quality.


  Officials of the ALS Foundation say the “Ice Bucket Challenge” has helped the group raise more than $1,000,000. One place where it’s not being widely done is India, where water shortages are critical in many areas. But a different kind of challenge is catching on there and HPR’s Bill Dorman has the details in today’s Asia Minute.

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  Clean water is a universal concern, but in some parts of the world it’s in a near crisis situation. That’s the case in India... where the new government is planning to spend at least a billion dollars in pursuit of clean water. HPR’s Bill Dorman has more in today’s Asia Minute.

First. a look at the latest tech news and happenings in Hawaii and beyond. Then Co-hosts Burt Lum and Ryan Ozawa  hear from two news guests. First is Bill Chismar from the UH Manoa Outreach College and a program called Science in Action. Then Mike Andonian from the Math Department tells us about next week's Monte Carlo night. Finally, we'll hear about ruggedized sensors monitoring the Ala Wai, and what this technology can tell us about our waterways.