Landowners, volunteers and an army of local hunters are helping the state fight an uphill battle to protect Hawaii’s forests — and its drinking water.
Honolulu Civil Beat
Nine cold, wet, showerless days crawling on my knees in the mud on the side of a mountain. What’s not to love?
A team of biologists brought 13 critically endangered Maui parrotbills to the other side of Haleakala to save the species from extinction. But less than a month later, only three birds have survived.
More than 100 people are suing the Catholic Archdiocese on this Pacific island, where for centuries the church has been intertwined with local culture.