Science

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Floating between Hawaiʻi and California, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is an accumulation of debris brought to one vast ocean zone by natural currents.

The plastic problem

By: Nick Ochs

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Twenty two percent of people who endure a natural disaster are at risk of developing depression, anxiety, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and chronic stress.

Climate change affects Kauaʻi flood victims’ mental health 

By: Keila Lee and Ronnie Allen Campman

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The size and shape of the waves will slowly start to break differently because of how climate change is heating up Hawaiian waters. 

Climate change affects surf in Hawaiʻi

By: Carina Nocon & Megan Lucas

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In May 2019 the Office of Climate Change, Sustainability and Resiliency (OCCSR) released a document titles the Oahu Resilience Strategy. 

Developing Oʻahu's Resilience Strategy

By: Kevin Okimoto

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Hydrogen fuel is changing the game in the automotive industry, but people are still unaware about its use. 

A fuel that can help climate change, but itʻll take time

By: Troy Jacobs

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Non-native algae species infect these reefs, as they spread aggressively and prevent local marine life from building their habitats in the coral.

Invasive algae is posing as a significant threat to Hawaiʻi today

By: Alexa Gutierrez & Kirsten Sibley

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On Kauaʻi, a team of researchers uncover a new threat to the already quickly depleting Hawaiian honeycreepers.

The Sound of Silence

By: Eunica Escalante and Lea Strenge

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