1. On Mar. 17, business reporter Howard Dicus said on Hawaii Public Radio that one state legislator had taken the side of the Air Line Pilots Association in their ongoing dispute with Hawaiian Airlines, and had even issued a press release asserting that. Though Dicus didn’t name the legislator in his report, the legislator is from Maui. Who is the legislator? A. Sen. Roz … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about Maui politicians taking sides in a Hawaiian Airlines union dispute?
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Jack Johnson and his wife Kim have committed to fund $100,000 worth of field trip grants to help all 17,000 fourth-grade students in the state visit a National Park, including Haleakala. The financial commitment is part of a new partnership between Johnson's Kokua Hawaii Foundation and the Every Kid in a Park Program. “It's when we visit new places that we are truly inspired … [Read more...] about Jack Johnson helps keiki visit National Parks like Haleakala
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has removed nearly one million pounds of iron, teak, and fiberglass from shipwrecks to protect coral reefs. The coral reef restoration was done at Palmyra Atoll and Kingman Reef National Wildlife Refuges, located 1,000 miles south of Oahu. The isolated refuges are part of the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument. The iron in the … [Read more...] about USFWS Protects Pacific Coral Reefs By Removing Shipwrecks
The world’s oldest known wild bird, named “Wisdom,” has hatched another chick on the Midway Atoll National Wildlife Refuge. The new addition to the Refuge’s Laysan albatross population was first observed by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service biologist Pete Leary on Feb. 3, some 57 years after Wisdom was first banded while incubating an egg in the same area. Biologists estimated … [Read more...] about World’s Oldest Known Bird Hatches Another Chick